While pleased the federal government introduced measures in the federal budget to support housing affordability, the Ottawa Real Estate Board nevertheless believes its efforts fell short
Many Canadian buyers would likely wait until new affordability measures come into full effect
Will there be a rate fluctuation in the next 30-45 days? It depends who you ask, with RateSupermarket.ca’s panel of experts not reaching a consensus this month.
CMHC forecasts gradually improving economic conditions in Canada in 2014 and 2015; though it also predicts a moderation in housing starts, according to its latest quarterly Housing Market Outlook report, released Wednesday.
Industry professionals have often wondered what percentage of condos in Canada’s two biggest markets are occupied by their owners, and what per cent are owned by investors – and the data has finally been compiled.
Housing supply in many markets is set to ease slightly as the number of construction starts rise again, according to the latest figures from the CMHC.
If you’ve been in any sort of managerial role for a while, you’ve had to tackle some tough conversations - and talking about an employee's work ethic or attitude can be among the toughest.
July 2014 was likely one of the busiest months in recent memory for many real estate agents in one of Canada’s markets, with the number of resales marking the second best July on record.
The Zillow-Trulia merger in the U.S. has several American real estate agencies calling for the end of days. But just as traditional American Realtors are picking up and getting on with business, so too can Canadian agents learn from one of the biggest real estate mergers in recent history.
As sell-by-owner listings become more and more popular, realty brokerages have been scrambling to broaden their offerings and stay competitive. The Red Pin is one of those brokerages, having just added a mortgage arm to become a full-service home-buying firm, guiding its clients through the entire process.
Forget the negativity and doomsday reports, Canadian consumers have never been so confident about the market…apart from one economist.
As more buyers flock to the condo market, will some homeowners capitalize on the momentum and cash out?
Two American companies have recently decided to setup shop north of the border, bringing both excitement and trepidation to the Canadian real estate scene
Global real estate brand continues Canadian expansion with its first Whistler brokerage
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