CMHC's Early Warning System Raises Red Flags On Canadian Housing

CMHC's Early Warning System Raises Red Flags On Canadian Housing

CP  01.26.2017
5 Canadian housing markets show strong evidence of "problematic conditions."
Vancouver's Middle Class Can Buy Less House Than Almost Anyone Else

Vancouver's Middle Class Can Buy Less House Than Almost Anyone Else

Daniel Tencer  01.23.2017
Only in Sydney and Hong Kong do you get less bang for your housing buck.
Should We Blame The Housing Crisis On Immigrants?

Should We Blame The Housing Crisis On Immigrants?

Gabriel Yiu  01.12.2017
The most basic economic principle is, when there is a rise in demand, the invisible force of supply will kick in, and this is how economic...
How Real Estate Developers Are 'Crafting The Narrative'

How Real Estate Developers Are 'Crafting The Narrative'

Stephen Punwasi  12.21.2016
Special interest groups have always staged PR events to try and gain coverage, but the real estate industry has decided to take a more...
It's Time To Lower Your Home-Ownership Expectations (Again)

It's Time To Lower Your Home-Ownership Expectations (Again)

YPNextHome  12.21.2016
Skyrocketing home prices dominated the headlines in 2016, and it's no surprise that housing unaffordability remains the news of the day...
Don't Want More Debt? You 'Don't Live In Real World,' Clark Says

Don't Want More Debt? You 'Don't Live In Real World,' Clark Says

Emma Paling  12.20.2016
If a bank can trust a lender, so can the government, she said.
First-Time Buyers Face Tough Choices As Home Prices Soar

First-Time Buyers Face Tough Choices As Home Prices Soar

CP  12.18.2016
Would-be buyers are being forced to leave the cities they love.
Can't Afford A Home In Toronto Or Vancouver? Do This Instead.

Can't Afford A Home In Toronto Or Vancouver? Do This Instead.

CP  12.17.2016
Here are three alternatives to buying a home in a big city.
1st-Time Homebuyers Get No-Interest Break From B.C. Gov't

1st-Time Homebuyers Get No-Interest Break From B.C. Gov't

CP  12.15.2016
The government is offering interest-free and payment-free loans for the first five years.
B.C. Skiers Rescued After Being Caught In Avalanche Overnight

B.C. Skiers Rescued After Being Caught In Avalanche Overnight

CP  12.13.2016
"I'm sure it was a miserable night.''
Soaring House Prices Could Mean A New Kind Of Aristocracy: Economists

Soaring House Prices Could Mean A New Kind Of Aristocracy: Economists

Daniel Tencer  12. 7.2016
In a market where you need your parents' help to buy a house, only those whose parents own a house can buy.
If Toronto & Vancouver Are ‘Superstar Cities,' Get Ready To Rent

If Toronto & Vancouver Are ‘Superstar Cities,' Get Ready To Rent

Daniel Tencer  11.29.2016
Toronto and Vancouver are joining an elite club of cities where many can't afford to buy housing.
Your Kids Will Never Own A Single-Detached Home

Your Kids Will Never Own A Single-Detached Home

Ben Myers  11.28.2016
My kids want a back yard (and so does my dog), but I don't want to double or triple my mortgage for a piece of grass and a couple extra...