An increase to Toronto’s land transfer tax not expected to materially impact housing affordability, according to one real estate veteran
Among other factors, the recent changes to federal mortgage rules will significantly contribute to dampening the Canadian mortgage sector’s activity starting this year
A tough economic picture in the Wildrose province has seen agents’ commissions slashed in half as many are being forced to get creative to increase their value and market share.
A move that gained popularity among agents and investors might return if the Conservative government return to power this fall, as some lament the fact that the program was temporary in the first place.
A listing on Realtor.ca for a $45,000 parking spot is highlighting what the Vancouver real estate market has come to be in recent years.
Oil prices at their lowest point since the 2008 recession are sending chills down the spines of investors who fear an impending housing correction, but not all agents are throwing in the towel just yet.
Self-employed investors will have an easier time getting a mortgage as the CMHC loosens default insurance rules to allow homeowners to claim rental income.
The second quarter of 2015 produced some solid numbers for residential land prices in the process setting a new record for Canada’s largest city.