Canadian Housing 'An Accident Waiting To Happen,' Short Sellers Say

Canadian Housing 'An Accident Waiting To Happen,' Short Sellers Say

National Post  06.24.2015
Large Wall Street investors who made billions when the U.S. housing market collapsed in 2008 are now betting real estate values in Vancouver...
Homebuilders Want Looser Rules As Owning House Eats Half Of Income

Homebuilders Want Looser Rules As Owning House Eats Half Of Income

Daniel Tencer  06.23.2015
With an average two-story house now costing half of a typical household’s income, a leading lobby group is pushing Ottawa to loosen lending...
Want To Upgrade To A New Home In Toronto? Prepare To Despair

Want To Upgrade To A New Home In Toronto? Prepare To Despair

Daniel Tencer  06.19.2015
Upgrading from a condo to a single-family house in Greater Toronto just got $100,000 more expensive. In May of last year, the price difference...
Are Foreigners Really Buying Up Canadian Homes?

Are Foreigners Really Buying Up Canadian Homes?

CP  06.19.2015
Foreign investment has become a hot-button issue in Vancouver lately, with many residents blaming demand from offshore buyers who are looking...
Average Canadian Home Price Passes $450,000

Average Canadian Home Price Passes $450,000

CP  06.15.2015
TORONTO - Home sales accelerated in May to their highest level in more than five years, as some home buyers looked to preempt an increase...
Canadian House Prices Hit Record High Amid 'Oversupply' Warning

Canadian House Prices Hit Record High Amid 'Oversupply' Warning

Daniel Tencer  06.12.2015
Canadian home prices hit a record high in May despite signs of an “oversupply” in many markets, National Bank Financial said Friday. The...
Bad News For Those Hoping For Better Housing Market Info

Bad News For Those Hoping For Better Housing Market Info

Sunny Freeman  06. 9.2015
One of Canada’s most innovative services in the country’s tightly-controlled real estate market will close later this month. Rogers...
Buy This House In Montreal, Get A $170,000 Maserati Free

Buy This House In Montreal, Get A $170,000 Maserati Free

Daniel Tencer  06. 8.2015
The owner of a mansion in Montreal’s Westmount is offering a little extra to whoever buys their house: A 2011 Maserati that can go from...
Can Home Construction Revive Canada's Economy?

Can Home Construction Revive Canada's Economy?

CP  06. 8.2015
OTTAWA - The pace of new home starts picked up in May as the housing sector showed surprising strength Monday, giving economists hope for...
As Prices Soar, Toronto And Vancouver See Rental Renaissance

As Prices Soar, Toronto And Vancouver See Rental Renaissance

CP  06. 4.2015
TORONTO - For the past two decades, developers in Canada's hottest real estate markets have busily erected shiny new condominium towers...
Toronto House Prices Hit Another Unbelievable Record

Toronto House Prices Hit Another Unbelievable Record

Daniel Tencer  06. 3.2015
Canada’s economy may have been in the doldrums in the early months of this year, but you’d never know it looking at Toronto’s increasingly...
Petition Calls For Crackdown On Foreign Investors In GTA Real Estate

Petition Calls For Crackdown On Foreign Investors In GTA Real Estate

BuzzBuzzHome  06. 1.2015
BuzzBuzzHome: A call to restrict foreign investment in GTA real estate has gained popularity on internet petition site change.org. As of...
New Rules For Ontario's 1.3 Million Condo Dwellers

New Rules For Ontario's 1.3 Million Condo Dwellers

CP  05.27.2015
TORONTO - The 1.3 million Ontario residents who live in condominiums will get a new, less expensive way to resolve disputes under proposed...
Donald Trump's Right-Hand Man Says Canadian Real Estate Undervalued

Donald Trump's Right-Hand Man Says Canadian Real Estate Undervalued

Daniel Tencer  05.26.2015
These days, the debate about isn’t so much whether Canada’s real estate is overpriced, but by how much. Is it 63 per cent too pricey,...