The Ontario Courts Should Learn Shelter Is a Basic Need

The Ontario Courts Should Learn Shelter Is a Basic Need

12.11.2014
On December 1, the Ontario Court of Appeal failed Canadians who are homeless or living in substandard conditions. By ruling that the Government...
BoC: Houses Overvalued, Risky Lending Now A Problem

BoC: Houses Overvalued, Risky Lending Now A Problem

12.10.2014
OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says housing prices could be overvalued by as much as 30 per cent, but governor Stephen Poloz maintains the...
These 2 Cities Are Showing Signs Of A Housing Slowdown

These 2 Cities Are Showing Signs Of A Housing Slowdown

Daniel Tencer  12. 8.2014
Two forward-looking measures of the health of Canada’s housing market came in stronger than expected for the country as a whole, but...
Look How Much House Prices Are Soaring In Toronto

Look How Much House Prices Are Soaring In Toronto

Daniel Tencer  12. 4.2014
The experts keep saying a real estate juggernaut like Toronto’s can’t go on forever, but if numbers from Toronto’s real estate board...
LOOK: What $300,000 Can Buy Across Canada

LOOK: What $300,000 Can Buy Across Canada

Zi-Ann Lum  11.30.2014
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...
IMF Warns Canada About Uninsured Mortgages, Overvalued Housing

IMF Warns Canada About Uninsured Mortgages, Overvalued Housing

Daniel Tencer  11.26.2014
There are signs of overvaluation in Canada’s housing market, and the government may need to tighten rules on uninsured mortgages to keep...
The Surprising Place Canada's Seniors Are Moving To

The Surprising Place Canada's Seniors Are Moving To

Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press  11.24.2014
MONTREAL - Twice a week, Alphons Evers sets aside a few hours to work the phone, matching up his roster of volunteer drivers with clients...
Too Many Condos? No, Canada Needs Way More, CIBC Says

Too Many Condos? No, Canada Needs Way More, CIBC Says

Daniel Tencer  11.19.2014
Canada consistently ranks near the top on international lists of the world’s most overheated housing markets, with house prices far above...
Record High House Prices

Record High House Prices

11.17.2014
The average price of a home in Canada hit another all-time high in October, rising 7.1 per cent over the past year to just short of $420,000. But...
These Cities Are Seeing Falling House Prices

These Cities Are Seeing Falling House Prices

Daniel Tencer  11.15.2014
With the U.S. economic recovery now firmly in place, the Bank of Montreal sees interest rates rising next year. And that will “cool red-hot...
4 Cities Drive House Price Jumps

4 Cities Drive House Price Jumps

11.13.2014
The Teranet-National Bank index of home prices rose 5.4 per cent from last year in October, led by strong annual increases in Vancouver,...
Canada's Most, Least Affordable Housing Markets

Canada's Most, Least Affordable Housing Markets

Daniel Tencer  11. 3.2014
Congratulations, residents of Windsor, Ont., you have Canada’s most affordable housing market. That’s according to a new survey from...
LOOK: Most Expensive Houses For Sale In Canada Right Now

LOOK: Most Expensive Houses For Sale In Canada Right Now

Daniel Tencer  10.29.2014
For the first time in a long time, the most expensive house in Canada isn’t in Vancouver. It isn’t even in Toronto. It’s on the outskirts...
New Homeowners Are Picking The City Over The Suburbs

New Homeowners Are Picking The City Over The Suburbs

Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press  10.28.2014
TORONTO - Homeowners who choose the convenience of city life over the more generous living space in suburbia are driving Canada's real...