• Are strong farm real estate values here to stay? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Rural-based Realtors shouldn’t rejoice too soon – last year’s 15.1 per cent increase in farm real estate values reported by Statistics Canada isn’t likely to be repeated in 2014, according to one farm real estate expert.

  • The hidden costs of cottages: Part Two by REP

    On Tuesday, REP brought you part one in a series on the hidden costs of cottage investment, specifically related to tax implications. Now, Christine Van Cauwenberghe, the assistant vice-president of tax and estate planning at Investors Group, identifies other expenses for cottage owners and investors to consider before heading into the hinterland.

  • May sales increase over April due to deferred listings by Olivia D'Orazio

    National housing sales in May increased nearly six per cent over sales in April, largely due to the harsh Canadian winter that delayed the spring season, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) reports.


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