Experts Suggest Canada’s Real Estate Bubble Deflating

Photo: Flickr / Nicci RomanovskyIs the property-buying frenzy finally running out of steam? Experts argue that this is indeed the case. For one, sales are down in a large section of a variety of desirable housing markets. In Greater Vancouver, for...
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Lack of Action in Tracking Foreign Investment Impact

Photo: Flickr / Tax Credits As home prices in Ontario continue to rise steadily into what appears to be oblivion, many financial and real estate experts are expressing concern about the lack of available data regarding the impact of foreign buyers...
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 Relieving Pressure from Central Bank

Relieving Pressure from Central Bank

Photo: Flickr/ Steven LilleyFor the past few years, the Bank of Canada has had a tough time trying to get the Canadian economy back on track. Along with its mandate to keep inflation low, it has to also balance consumer debt levels with spending,...
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Site of Top Commercial Investment

Toronto, Vancouver Site of Top Commercial Investment

Photo: Flickr/ reynermediaAccording to a report penned by the investment review company Avison Young, Toronto and Vancouver rank amongst the best cities for commercial real estate investment in Canada. The investment house suggests that despite po...
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What to Do if the Bubble Bursts

Property Investments: What to Do if the Bubble Bursts

Photo: Flickr/Mark MozNo matter who one talks to – economists, business experts, real estate industry insiders, and even the occasional politician – many argue that Canada is currently within a property market bubble. The data certainly points to...
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Close Tax Loopholes

Feds Exploring Ways to Close Tax Loopholes

Photo: Flickr/ Ian MuttooIn light of heavy financial activity in the real estate market, the Canada Revenue Agency is looking for methods to reduce the amount of potential tax evasion and fraud opportunities currently present within the industry....
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New Property Markets

Foreign Investors Drop Vancouver for New Property Markets

Photo: Flickr/Magnus LarssonIs the Vancouver property boom finally over? According to a widely-used, international real estate monitoring website, more and more foreign buyers are starting to look elsewhere, turning to cities such as Toronto and S...
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Held Up by Housing Market

Canadian Economy Held Up Solely by Housing Market

Photo: Flickr/ 401(K) 2012With many nations in Europe showing meagre economic growth numbers within the last few years, Canada has unfortunately followed that trend. What is more troubling, however, is the view by some economic experts that Canada...
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Excessive Property Prices

Excessive Property Prices Worry Analysts

Photo: Flickr/Dan MoyleAs prices continue to creep upward, more and more financial institutions such as bankers and investment houses are beginning to express their concern about the state of the real estate market. According to a report by the Ro...
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15% Tax on B.C. Home Purchases

Foreign Buyers to Face 15% Tax on B.C. Home Purchases

Photo: Flickr/ cliff hellisWith what appears to have taken ages to accomplish, the provincial government of British Columbia has finally announced that it would be going forward with a plan to tax foreign purchases on local home sales. Critics hav...
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