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
One of Canada’s largest markets is leading the decline in national housing starts, largely due to earlier construction booms, according to a report by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Calgary isn’t the only city in Alberta enjoying growth, not just in the volume of homes sold, but also in the price of those properties.
As the competition among real estate professionals continues to heat up, blogging is becoming an increasingly common form of marketing, but many agents aren’t getting the most of the relatively new platform.
It’s likely a glimpse into the future of Canadian agents, with the National Association of Realtors in the States now grappling with the implications of decriminalizing marijuana, suggesting the move could have a profound impact on buyers but also agents.
Clients faced with a competitive marketplace are increasingly drawn to lowly priced co-operative listings, but few clients – and agents, for that matter – understand the finer points to buying and selling these unique properties.
Canadian agents would benefit from the kind of U.S. service now predicting property market trends in real-time, says one leading economist – but with one condition.