Canada Real Estate

Alberta Home Buyers Pick This More Than Other Canadians

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Never have buyers been more selective when looking for a home, and Albertans are no exception. A recent Century 21 study found Albertans have some...

IMF Warns Canada Over Pricey Housing Market

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is reminding Canada that its overvalued housing market remains a vulnerability, even as it expects the economy t...

Canada's Housing Bubble Could Pop Next Year: Author

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada Business

Say this for Hilliard MacBeth: the man has guts. While a number of analysts have expressed concern that Canada is in a housing bubble, the Edmonton...

Guess Whose Housing Ranks Among The World's Most Overvalued

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Business

Overvalued real estate markets in Canada and elsewhere show an "unhappy resemblance" to the conditions that existed in America prior to the financial ...

Sunny Freeman

Foreigners Are Taking Over Canadian Real Estate. Definitely. Maybe.

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Business

The housing market is so inflated that the international community warns of a bubble ready to burst and locals fret that soaring prices have p...

Chinese Real Estate Investment Reflects The Promise Of Canada

Tina Mak | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Tina Mak

There's lots of talk these about how "terrible" it is that "the Chinese are driving up housing prices" in Canada, especially in B.C.'s Lower Mainland. As usual, when people jump on a bandwagon or take hold of a hot button issue, some perspective is a good idea.

Hockey Star's Ottawa Mansion Selling For $1.69 Million

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Business

With former Ottawa Senators captain Jason Spezza off to the Dallas Stars, the player has to offload his gorgeous mansion, which has been placed on the...

LOOK: This $25-Million Quebec Mansion Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Business

If you should find yourself in Magog, Que., be sure to take a look at a spectacular home located at 551 Rue Merry S. From the outside, it looks lik...

The Lights Are Going Out On Real Estate: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's real estate market may look healthy, but it's showing signs of fraying in certain regions and prices could fall by 25 per cent in the long te...

Housing Correction Could Trigger Recession: BMO

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Montreal says a sudden and sharp correction in the housing market could have a devastating impact on the Canadian economy overall...

RBC Poll: More Young Canadians See This As A Good Investment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - More young Canadians believe owning a home is a very good investment, according to a new RBC home ownership poll.It says 86 per cent of thos...

Build A House In 4 DAYS!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Living

Why wait to build a home when you can assemble it in as few as four days, with little more than a drill? That's Laval, Que.-based builder Marc Bove...

First-Time Home Buyers Willing To Fork Over More: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A Bank of Montreal report on first-time home buyers says the average budget has increased to $316,100.That's up nearly six per cent from an ...

Bad Weather Can't Stop It

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts picked up last month, ending a string of modest declines that began in Nove...

CMHC Raising Mortgage Insurance Rates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is raising the rates it charges to insure mortgage loans by an average of 15 per cent.The federal agency sa...

Housing Crash Feared Among Experts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's real estate market may be resting on a house of cards, say some experts in a Reuters poll. The news agency surveyed 16 housing experts and...

This Montreal Home Is Frozen In Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada

Last November, we told you about a spooky Victorian home that was sold in Montreal. Now, there's another beautiful, yet chilling property on the ma...

Another Drop

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian home sales were up from a year ago in December, but slid lower compared with the previous month for the third consecutive time, the ...

Average House Price JUMPS

CBC | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business

The average price of a Canadian home increased 10.4 per cent to $389,119 in December, compared to the same month in 2012. The Canadian Real Estate ...

A Cause For Concern: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is again flagging Canada's overheated housing market and sky-high household debt as the biggest domestic threats to the ec...

Housing Starts Drop In November

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's much-scrutinized housing market showed signs of softening last month, with starts falling a little further than expected but still t...

Housing Market Overvalued Says Ratings Agency

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sky high prices in the Canadian real estate market won't be climbing for much longer, says a report by global rating agency Fitch Ratings.Th...

LOOK: Buy House In Ottawa, Get Free Car

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Business

A house for sale in downtown Ottawa has a very cool bonus in the driveway. The Melrose Avenue home, going for $1,199,000, comes with a free two-ye...

PHOTO: Toronto Skyline Is Going To Look Insane

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Business

The Toronto skyline has changed radically during the last decade, but the real estate boom isn't over yet and things are set to get crazier still. ...

Toronto Neighbourhoods Where House Prices Are Soaring

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business

Toronto’s housing market has cooled off noticeably over the past year, with condo sales slumping by about half from their peak, but that doesn't mea...