CMHC Admits It Doesn't Know Who's Buying Canada's Condos

CMHC Admits It Doesn't Know Who's Buying Canada's Condos

Daniel Tencer  10.21.2014
Canada’s government-run mortgage insurer has admitted it has little grasp on how much of the housing market is now owned by foreign investors,...
Moody's Frets About Canada's 'Particularly Inflated' Housing

Moody's Frets About Canada's 'Particularly Inflated' Housing

Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press  10.20.2014
OTTAWA - Canada is maintaining its triple-A credit rating thanks to a steady economic outlook, but the country also faces potential risks...
This Is What's Happening With House Prices Across Canada

This Is What's Happening With House Prices Across Canada

Sunny Freeman  10.15.2014
Good news for homebuyers: There are finally some signs that the astronomical climb in Canada’s average home price is starting to abate....
LOOK: Huge Montreal Condos Will Make You Jealous

LOOK: Huge Montreal Condos Will Make You Jealous

Monika Warzecha  10.14.2014
BuzzBuzzHome: When we mined our data to find the smallest new condo suites available in Canada, Montreal had the honour of being home to...
Toronto Condo Boom Is Over: BMO

Toronto Condo Boom Is Over: BMO

Daniel Tencer  10. 9.2014
“It certainly looks” like Toronto’s impressive condo boom has run its course, the Bank of Montreal says in a client note. Housing...
First-Time Buyers Are The Housing Market's Pinata

First-Time Buyers Are The Housing Market's Pinata

10. 7.2014
First-time buyers are the housing market’s pinata. People buying a first home are essential to the real estate market. But when the...
Canadian Building Permits PLUNGE

Canadian Building Permits PLUNGE

10. 7.2014
Building permits plummeted by 27.3 per cent in August, StatsCan reported Tuesday, suggesting a pullback in construction in the coming months. Economists...
Toronto vs. New York: Who's Taller?

Toronto vs. New York: Who's Taller?

Monika Warzecha  09.29.2014
BuzzBuzzHome: The flocks of construction cranes crowding Toronto’s skyline won’t be going away any time soon. In late August, City...
Why Do Realtors Control Canada's 'Official' Housing Numbers?

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

Sunny Freeman  09.25.2014
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...
LOOK: Your Chance To Live In A Canadian Literary Icon's Cottage

LOOK: Your Chance To Live In A Canadian Literary Icon's Cottage

09.24.2014
Ernest Hemingway had his chalet in Idaho. William Faulkner had Rowan Oak. And Margaret Laurence had “the Shack.” But while many great...
Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

09.19.2014
New home hunters be warned: The price you expect to pay for a new home is likely $83,556 short of what you'll actually end up spending,...
Look What's Driving Up Canada's Inflation Rate

Look What's Driving Up Canada's Inflation Rate

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press  09.19.2014
OTTAWA — The rise in the cost of living held steady in August with the annual inflation rate coming in at 2.1 per cent, Statistics Canada...
Canadians Buying Up Florida's Super-Cheap Houses

Canadians Buying Up Florida's Super-Cheap Houses

09.17.2014
Canadians accounted for nearly a third of the foreigners who bought property in Florida over the past year, according to a report from...
TD CEO: We Need Tighter Mortgage Lending Rules

TD CEO: We Need Tighter Mortgage Lending Rules

09.16.2014
TORONTO - TD Bank chief executive Ed Clark says the federal government needs to do more to ensure Canadians aren't taking on more debt...