Canada Condo Market

Soaring Prices, Changing Lifestyles Are Making Canada A Condo Nation

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2017 | Canada Business

A growing contingent of Canadian families are opting for the compact condo lifestyle over the white picket fence and the sprawling suburban McMansion.

Your Kids Will Never Own A Single-Detached Home

Ben Myers | Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Business
Ben Myers

My kids want a back yard (and so does my dog), but I don't want to double or triple my mortgage for a piece of grass and a couple extra feet between me and my neighbours. Many have suggested we move farther afield, but I don't want to uproot the family, take my son out of his school and my daughter way from her friends -- that is the dilemma.

Canada's Housing Market Crisis Is Your Fault

Ben Myers | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Business
Ben Myers

The first time I heard the line "you're not stuck in traffic, you are traffic" I immediately liked it. People tend to ignore their participation and impact on a situation and often believe things are happening to them, not because of them. I wanted to explore this concept as it applies to the Canadian real estate, specifically the Vancouver and Toronto metro area housing markets.

Condo-Crazed Toronto A Renter's Dream

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new report by condo research firm Urbanation suggests Toronto's condo market has become more renter friendly due to a glut of supply and s...

Toronto Condo Market Breaks Rental Record

CBC | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Business

Rental demand in Canada's largest condo market surged to a record level in the last three months, according to new data from market research firm Urb...

Price Difference Between Condos And Houses In Canada Just Got Bigger

BuzzBuzzHome | Monika Warzecha | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Business

BuzzBuzzHome: The price gap between a standard two-storey house and condo in Vancouver just hit $712,027. If you had that kind of money sitting in the...

BoC Explains How Housing Slump Could Take Down Entire Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.06.2012 | Canada Business

Don’t hit the panic button yet, but the Bank of Canada just outlined how a housing market slowdown could drag down the entire economy with it. ...

‘No Mortgage Pre-Approval Was Needed’: Is Canada’s Condo Market Going Nuts?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Business

A report from an equity research firm into the Toronto condo market raises serious questions about the possibility of irresponsible mortgage lending, ...

High-Rise Living: Canada's New Reality

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - For eleven months, Lia Cosco had a place to call home in Vancouver — all 26 square metres of it.A one-room cubbyhole little bigger than ...

Our Smaller Lives: As Condos Shrink, Furniture Follows

CP | Alexandra Posadzki | Posted 10.25.2012 | Canada Business

The pint-sized units inside the glass condo towers popping up all over urban centres aren't the only things getting smaller. "Every major furnitur...

MPP Wants More Protection For Condo Owners

CP | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Business

Condominium owners need affordable options for settling disputes with developers and property managers, says a Toronto MPP who is pushing for legislat...