Market Update

  • Morneau rules out more housing measures for now by Steve Randall

    Ottawa will continue to monitor the housing market but is not planning to introduce any further measures for now. That was the message from federal finance minister Bill Morneau when he met with private sector economists Friday and later spoke to journalists

  • Windsor-Essex home sales up 10 per cent in 2016 by Steve Randall

    Home sales in Windsor-Essex county increased by 10.4 per cent in 2016 compared to the previous year as December ended with a strong year-over-year gain

  • Consumer confidence rises following Trump by Steve Randall

    The US election has created a wave of economic optimism south of the border and it appears to have spread to Canada. Bloomberg/Nanos Canadian Confidence Index is trending higher and the measure of confidence in real estate has rebounded from recent decline

  • Avison Young joins low carbon building initiative by Steve Randall

    Avison Young has become a founding partner in the Carbon Impact Initiative, which brings industry leaders together to create long-term strategies that establish low-carbon built environments in Canada

  • Thousands of BC residents planning ‘BCexit’ by Steve Randall

    Real estate activity should remain buoyant in British Columbia over the next few years if residents’ intentions to move are realized; but it could mean a large number leaving the province altogether

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