Saskatoon a Shining Light in Western Property Market

Photo: Flickr / Kyla Duhamel In recent years, there has been relatively lacklustre performance in regards to real estate sales volume and prices in the Canadian West compared to markets in Ontario and British Columbia. Despite the weakened economi...
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Canada's Hottest Housing Markets to Get Even Hotter

Photo: Flickr / Stewart ButterfieldLast year in August, British Columbia’s provincial government, in the face of incredibly inflated house costs, adopted a number of regulatory measures aimed to maintain some level of housing affordability for...
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Americans See Canadian Buyers Flood into Property Markets

Photo: Flickr / Roman Boed While Canada and other countries such as Australia, Singapore and the United Kingdom have to contend with foreign buyers from Asia raising local property prices, in the United States, it is the Canadians who are responsi...
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Consumer Confidence in Real Estate Remains High

Photo: Flickr / Hermann KaserAccording to a new survey released by the highly reputable polling firm Bloomberg Nanos, Canadians have strong confidence in their country’s housing market. One reason for current market confidence measures has been re...
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New Proposed Ethics Rules Mean Stronger Penalties

Photo: Flickr / marycat879Like all professions, real estate agents and others within the housing industry have to adhere to a strict standard of conduct if they are to ensure that their business practices and tactics are ethical and legal. Ho...
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Brampton – GTA’s Affordable Locale

Photo: Flickr / Jason RoweIn recent years, the Greater Toronto Area has been the site of a consistent inflation of property prices as a result of various factors, including increased foreign investment, a rise in the amount of property speculators...
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IMF Sounds Alarm Bells Over Canadian Real Estate Trends

Photo: Flickr / International Monetary FundThe International Monetary Fund, a multinational organization that concerns itself with both global and national financial matters in a variety of forms, has signalled to the Canadian government that ther...
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Real Estate Propping Up Canadian Economy

Photo: Flickr / GotCreditAccording to a recent report released by Statistics Canada, the national government agency charged with monitoring and ensuring that Canadians and the government have access to key economic, financial and environmental dat...
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London, Ontario New Hotbed of Real Estate Activity

Photo: Flickr / haljackeyAccording to local real estate agents operating in London, Ontario, more than seven out of every ten homes up for sale in the city is facing bids with multiple offers. Such activity showcases what appears to be a consisten...
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State Intervention Will Impact Housing Market, Experts Warn

Photo: Flickr / JoiseyshowaaThe Canadian real estate market has provided both insiders and outsiders a wild ride for the last few years. The market frenzy that spawned million-dollar shacks in Vancouver has now spread east, to places such as Toron...
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