Canadian Real Estate Association

This Is Why People Are Getting Frustrated With Real Estate Agents

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Business

When it comes to cutting land transfer taxes that tack on thousands to the cost of a home, Canada’s realtors are happy to talk. But when it comes...

Sunny Freeman

Why Do Realtors Control Canada's 'Official' Housing Numbers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada Business

Carleigh Pawlikowski is a bit of a control freak. So when it came to the biggest purchase of her life — a first home — she was lucky to find herse...

Sunny Freeman

What We Don't Know About Canada's Housing Market Could Sink Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Business

Is Canada in a major housing bubble? Without crucial data that lenders and government are withholding, it’s practically impossible to tell. In this ...

This City Has Seen House Prices Nearly Triple In 9 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

House prices in Canada leapt by an average of 7.1 per cent over the past year, driven largely by increases in Toronto and Vancouver, the Canadian Real...

Soaring Prices 'Extremely Discouraging' For First-Time Buyers

CBC | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Business

Many experts believed that the real estate market was cooling. But as the spring buying season begins, it’s clear that’s not true. According to ...

Average House Price Blasts Through $400K Mark

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian Real Estate Association says the number of homes sold last month was up 4.9 per cent compared with the same month last year, bu...

Outrageous House Price Growth

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business

Some economists are calling it a “soft landing,” because sales volumes have fallen and aren’t coming back up, but house prices in Canada showed ...

Look How Much House Prices Have Soared

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The national average house sale price rose 9.8 per cent on a year-over-year basis in November, the Canadian Real Estate Association said, whi...

What $390,000 Will Buy You Across The Country

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Business

That old golden rule of real estate -- location, location, location -- is probably more true in Canada than just about anywhere else. From frighten...

Affordability Deteriorating

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Higher prices and an increase in mortgage rates have made home affordability more of a problem for the average Canadian family, says a new re...

House Prices Spike

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian home resales dipped last month for the first time since February in what many see as a signal that a so-called correction in the hou...

Ex-MP: Canadian Housing Data A ‘Fraud'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Business

A former member of Parliament has suggested data on Canadian housing markets should be regulated the way data on financial markets is regulated. Ga...

Setting the Real Estate Record Straight

Ross Kay | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Business
Ross Kay

On Sept 20th the Huffington Post produced an article, citing my research, about one of the most important sectors of the Canadian economy, that being the resale housing sector. The article reported on "claimed" errors currently taking place with national resale housing data. I'd like to correct these errors.

Daniel Tencer

'Phantom Listings' May Be Distorting House Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Business

A real estate consultant’s warning that housing market data in Canada is being artificially inflated has some economists and market observers wonder...

House Prices Turning Ridiculous

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada Business

Average home prices across Canada were 8.4 per cent higher in July than they were a year ago, while the number of homes sold was up 9.4 per cent over ...

Canadian Home Prices, Sales Up

CBC | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Business

Both the average selling price and the number of Canadian homes sold ticked higher last month, according to data released Monday. The Cana...

Canadian Home Prices, Sales Up

CP | Linda Nguyen and David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Business

Canada's housing market continues to show signs of stability as the number of homes sold so far this year has come in slightly higher than projected, ...

Which Way Is It Headed?

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business

Canadian home prices continued to rise in April even as year-over-year sales fell three per cent, according to the latest industry data that has left ...

Home Sales Down By Double Digits In Past Year: CREA

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's housing market continues to show signs of slowing from the torrid pace set in recent years, but also defying the worst fears of an i...

Down, Down, Down..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Business

Canadian home sales plunged 17.4 per cent in December compared to the month before, but prices managed to eke out a small, 1.6-per-cent increase, acco...

Worst New Home Sales Listings In Canada

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Greater Vancouver posted the country's worst new home listings in November, the Canadian Real Estate Association said in a Monday news release. The...

Home Sales In A Tailspin

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA, Ont. — Canadian home sales suffered their second straight monthly decline in November and were back where they stood in August, according to...

Housing Market Stagnating: CREA

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada Business

Home sales in Canada saw continued weakness in October, with volume coming in 0.8 per cent lower than the same month a year earlier, and posting a 0.1...

Daniel Tencer

ANALYSIS: Housing Crash? Don't Blame These Guys

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Business

This summer, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty took a regulatory hammer to Canada’s housing markets, causing condo sal...

New Rules Behind Housing Drop: CREA

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Despite a slight recovery from August, home sales in September fell 15.1 per cent from a year ago due to tighter mortgage lending rules and a...