It's A Different Kind Of Spring Season This Year In Real Estate

YPNextHome | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada Business

Spring has sprung, and while spring season is normally an occasion to celebrate, with days growing longer, weather getting warmer and real estate heading into busy season, everything feels a little different this year. Canada's real estate markets are dealing with myriad of issues.

5 Best Cities To Live In Where Houses Are Under $400K

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Business

It's possible, Canada!

Vancouver's Average House Price Drops By Nearly One-Fifth

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Business

Half the money circulating through Vancouver's housing market has vanished.

Canadian Homebuyers May Have A Fighting Chance In 2017

YPNextHome | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Business

Prospective homebuyers face a growing list of challenges -- from skyrocketing prices in Vancouver and Toronto, to soft conditions in Alberta, to another round of mortgage rule changes. But there are some good reasons 2017 is still a good year to buy a home in Canada.

42% Of Money In Vancouver Housing Market Has Vanished

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Business

Meanwhile, Toronto's hot real estate market is spreading out.

Canada's Average House Price Hits $474,590

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Business

"Uncertainty" in the market amid new mortgage rules.

Forget The 'Canadian' Housing Market – It Doesn't Exist

YPNextHome | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Business

When you buy a home, you don't buy a national market, or even a provincial, regional or municipal one. You buy one property in a local market. What's happening in your area could be completely different from that in another province, or certainly at the other end of the country.

Look How Fast The Tables Have Turned In Canadian Housing

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Business

House prices have fallen 5.6 per cent in two months.

500,000 Reasons To Teach Our Kids About Real Estate Now

YPNextHome | Posted 06.06.2016 | Canada Parents

It's June and school will soon be out for the summer. What better time to teach your kids about... real estate? Why? There's actually more than 500,000 reasons to do so. The number is really 508,097 -- as in dollars, the average price of a home in Canada as of April 2016, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. This represents a 13.1-per-cent year-over-year price gain. We need to educate our kids about the realities of property ownership before it overwhelms them.

Toronto, Vancouver Markets Have 'Topped Out,' Realtor Association Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Business

TD Bank sees a possible "soft landing."

Liberals' Mortage Rules May Be Working As Toronto, B.C. Cool Off

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Business

Average house price hits $506,567.

Feds Step Up Efforts To Make Realtors Report Money Laundering

CP Business | Alexandra Posadzki | Posted 04.14.2017 | Canada Business

There appears to be some uncertainty on the real estate association's part about some of the regulations.

Surviving Buying Season In Canada's Hottest Real Estate Markets

Samantha Brookes | Posted 03.31.2017 | Canada Business
Samantha Brookes

In the midst of the busiest month of the year in real estate, the Canadian housing market shows no signs of cooling down anytime soon, pushing buyers to think twice about their next move. Many assume that their best bet is to steer clear of the hot market, but that isn't necessarily a smart move.

Average House In Canada Now Costs More Than Half A Million

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Business

The average price of a house in Canada passed the $500,000 mark for the first time in February, according to data from the Canadian Real Estate Assoc...

Three Provinces Will See Falling Home Prices Next Year: CREA

CP | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Business

Outside of Toronto and Vancouver, things are pretty flat in the housing market.

Canadian Home Prices Jump 8.3%

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canadian home sales grew in October as demand remained strong in the red-hot real estate markets in Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area....


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in September were down 2.1 per cent compared with August. The association says sales...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The boom in Canada's housing market continued in August with sales of existing homes edging up 0.3 per cent month over month and holding at l...

Home Prices Jump Nearly 10%

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian Real Estate Association says low interest rates have given buyers confidence and pushed the number of monthly sales in May and J...

Average Canadian Home Price Passes $450,000

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Home sales accelerated in May to their highest level in more than five years, as some home buyers looked to preempt an increase in mortgage ...

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Bad News For Those Hoping For Better Housing Market Info | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Business

One of Canada’s most innovative services in the country’s tightly-controlled real estate market will close later this month. Rogers confirmed ...

Canada's Most And Least Affordable Housing Markets

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Business

Housing affordability continued to erode in the first quarter of 2015, the third quarter in a row that buying a home has become more difficult in Cana...

Oil Price Collapse Will Push Down Home Sales: CREA

CP National News | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The Canadian Real Estate Association is predicting that the impact of declining oil prices on consumer confidence in some provinces will p...

This Is Where House Prices Are Rising And Falling Across Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer and William Alcopra | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

Home sales in Canada fell for the third month in a row in January, signalling the likely end of a hot run for real estate as lower oil prices cool the...

Canadian Home Sales Tip Into Negative Territory

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Home sales slipped lower in January for the second month in a row, with a slowdown in Calgary and Edmonton responsible for much of the decli...