And The Cheapest Day Of The Year To Buy A House Is..

And The Cheapest Day Of The Year To Buy A House Is..

Daniel Tencer  01.14.2015
The old and familiar rule of real estate is that it’s all about location, location, location. But getting a good deal on a new house...
Oil Prices To Pull Down Housing Market, Royal LePage Says

Oil Prices To Pull Down Housing Market, Royal LePage Says

Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press  01.14.2015
TORONTO - Royal LePage says the price of a Canadian home is expected to rise by a relatively modest 2.9 per cent on average in 2015 as...
Deutsche Bank: ‘Canada Is In Serious Trouble'

Deutsche Bank: ‘Canada Is In Serious Trouble'

Daniel Tencer  01. 8.2015
It was little more than a year ago that Deutsche Bank declared Canada’s housing market to be the most overvalued in the world, and on...
Sales Of Luxury Homes Saw Double-Digit Boom In 2014

Sales Of Luxury Homes Saw Double-Digit Boom In 2014

Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press  01. 7.2015
TORONTO - Sales of homes worth over $1 million increased in four major Canadian real estate markets last year, according to a report released...
Canadians Are Turning Sour On The Housing Market

Canadians Are Turning Sour On The Housing Market

Daniel Tencer  01. 5.2015
With oil prices falling like a brick and the loonie not far behind, Canadians are turning pessimistic on the future prospects of the housing...
Home Sales To Peak This Year, Real Estate Group Says

Home Sales To Peak This Year, Real Estate Group Says

Daniel Tencer  12.15.2014
Canadian home prices are expected to rise 0.9 per cent next year, to an average of $409,300, the Canadian Real Estate Association says...
Feds Could Take 'Steps' To Cool Housing Market, Oliver Says

Feds Could Take 'Steps' To Cool Housing Market, Oliver Says

Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press  12.15.2014
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the federal government could take "moderate steps" to address Canada's strong housing market...

House Prices Falling Across Canada

Daniel Tencer  12.12.2014
Only one major Canadian metro area avoided falling or stagnant house prices in Teranet’s latest house price index. Overall house prices...
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...