Canada Real Estate

Versailles-Inspired Toronto Mansion Fails To Sell At Auction

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Business

But the home remains unfinished.

Should You Buy or Lease a Condo?

Dan S. Barnabic | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Business
Dan S. Barnabic

The idea of buying a condo might have crossed your mind, but before you rush into this trendy alternative housing arrangement, keep in mind that vacancies may start climbing later on this year. Here are some basic pros and cons of condo ownership, and compare buying versus leasing a condo unit.

Sunny Freeman

Real Estate Market Has Officially Hit A Soft Landing: Royal LePage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Business

It was fun for home owners while it lasted.

This 1 Graphic Shows How Much $$$ You Need To Buy A Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Business

We've heard the complaints: it's tough to buy a home in Canada. But just how difficult is it? Depends entirely on where you live. Toronto-based ...

The Present State of Real Estate

Dan S. Barnabic | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Business
Dan S. Barnabic

This year promises to be particularly exciting for real estate investors. For the first time in many years, we may actually see the interest rates creep up from their historical lows. The head of the US Federal Reserve, Ms. Janet Yellen, indicated on numerous occasions that the rates would go up incrementally as their quantitative easing was coming to an end.

LOOK: Luxury Canadian Homes That Just Can't Seem To Sell

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Business

Listing a home at an exorbitant price is one thing. Selling it is another. Many of us love to look longingly at multi-million-dollar properties...

Look: Canada's Priciest, Cheapest Cities To Rent

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians spend plenty of time discussing how expensive it is to live in places like Toronto and Vancouver.

Toronto, Alberta Housing Markets Couldn't Be More Different Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Business

Oil prices may be wreaking havoc on real estate in Alberta's two biggest cities, but Toronto's market is still humming. January sales figures relea...

22 Of The Most Eye-Popping Homes In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Business

It's been an active year for real estate in Canada. Huffington Post Canada profiled some incredible properties this year. From a ski-in/ski-out hom...

LOOK: What $300,000 Can Buy Across Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Business

For all the emotions brought out by the housing bubble/no housing bubble debate, it’s almost comforting to hear there are places in Canada that have...

Surprise! Canada's Largest Industry Is Real Estate

Greg Sward | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Business
Greg Sward

I was looking at this StatsCan data on GDP by industry and decided to make some graphs to show how the breakdown of GDP has changed in this country.

Luxury Home Sales Stall In Fort Mac

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

There's good living available near the oilsands. The question is, can it sell? A single family home at 105 Chestnut Way in Fort McMurray was the...

CMHC Data Shows Single Women, Mothers Need Better Places To Live

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Business

When it comes to housing in Canada, no one is in worse shape than single women and mothers. That's according to data released by the Canada Mortgag...

It Is Now Cheaper To Buy Rome's Best Real Estate Than Toronto's Or Vancouver's

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Business

Residents of Toronto and Vancouver ought to ask themselves why they're still living in those cities, when they could buy prime Roman real estate for c...

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...