• Condo rentals adding to poor affordability by Jamie Henry

    Condos that investors rent out privately are adding to Canada’s shortage of affordable housing, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

  • Homebuyers warming up to bid wars by Olivia D'Orazio

    The Real Estate Council of Ontario indicated that home buyers are increasingly OK with participating in bidding wars.

  • Warm weather boosts Canada’s housing starts by Olivia D'Orazio

    Canadian housing starts hit a seven-month high in May, increasing 0.8 per cent over April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 198,324 starts, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC).

  • How to negotiate a killer deal by REP

    Negotiating doesn’t come naturally to a lot of people. It’s scary, daunting and intimidating. But with a bit of research and insider knowledge, you too can score a great deal using the tactics that the industry’s top agents use.

  • Realtor says Alberta service agreements protect bad agents by Olivia D'Orazio

    One Calgary-based Realtor says soon-to-be-implemented service agreements meant to better protect buyers may actually tie them to dishonest buying agents.

  • Lighter Side: Saving Vancouver’s heritage homes by Olivia D'Orazio

    Heritage homes across Vancouver, including the 115-year old Legg Residence, are being torn down, though some residents and heritage advocates are protesting the city’s demolition work.


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