The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales climbed 2.2 per in December compared with November as they recovered from a dip following the introduction of new mortgage rules
Two markets, two diverging paths
The often-forgotten retail real estate sector contributed $6.9 billion to the Canadian economy in 2013, a new report says, but retail-focused agents aren’t quite so optimistic for the coming year.
The hot market that many of Toronto’s agents benefited from could begin to wane, warns the CMHC, as many buyers shift focus to more affordable neighbouring communities.
Ignore the rumours of “overbuilding,” says a new report – even more properties will be required to satisfy immigration levels now expected to surpass expectations.
As listing videos become more common, agents continue to look for unique ways to set their own videos apart – and one of those ways is by rapping.
Agents looking to break into the high-end home market might have an easier go in the province housing much of Canada’s oil production – and half of Canada’s top 10 per cent of earners.
Agents can find the perfect property for tweenage clients in a Stratford, Ont., bungalow, though young buyers will likely not care about the whirlpool tub, backyard deck, or attached garage.