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Great Recession benefited commercial sector

The financial crisis of 2008 has proven a boon for the commercial real estate sector, and with most forecasts predicting another recession soon, inves Read more

New Toronto development aims to be the young professional’s choice

Condo project promises affordable units Read more

This industry hungers for Toronto’s commercial spaces

Commercial property investment in Toronto should zero in on this segment Read more

FRPO calls for 20-year rolling rent control exemption

The Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario is calling on the provincial government to implement a temporary rent control exemption to encou Read more

Montreal market’s supply experiencing rapid depletion

Sales volume has increased for the 43rd consecutive month Read more

In Toronto, you won't do better than condos

Condo investment in Toronto might not be as lucrative as it used to be, but given the comparable rents extracted, it’s a lot better than most people Read more

The growing need to diversify portfolios

For Canadian investors, living next door to the world’s largest economy creates ample opportunity Read more

Keesmaat's latest housing proposal panned

The proposal, which would help partially fund affordable housing units, has been called unrealistic Read more

OSFI to take new measures to address equity-based mortgage loans

OSFI says some mortgage approvals still depend too much on the amount of equity in a home, and not enough on whether loans can actually be paid back Read more

Housing market not headed for a major correction: Moody’s Analytics

Toronto and Vancouver homes are still trending very high when it comes to valuation, although recent policies are having an effect Read more

Rent control is doing little to curb Toronto’s soaring rents

Haider-Moranis Bulletin: In the long run, rent controls reduce the growth in available rental stock, which further accelerates the increase in rents Read more

Vancouver home prices edge lower for 2 months in a row

The benchmark price for all types of properties is currently $1,083,400 — up 4.1 per cent compared to August 2017, but down 1.9 per cent since May 2 Read more

Let the real estate industry innovate: TREB’s lack of imagination on home sales data restricts consumer choice

Haider-Moranis Bulletin: The natural next step in TREB’s evolution is to embrace analytics and become not just a data vendor but a purveyor of prope Read more

How to stage your house for a sale and save money in the process

Staging a property yourself can save hundreds or thousands of dollars as realtors increasingly include staging costs in their commission and fees Read more

Buyers of new condos get twice the space in Waterloo as in Toronto

Cities west of GTA gain 'notable traction' in sales in first six months Read more

Vancouver’s homes may be costly to buy, but they’re cheap to own

The city’s 0.25 per cent property tax rate is low not only for Canada, but also when stacked up against what homeowners pay in the U.S. Read more

‘The whip cream on top of the sundae’: Homebuyers writing heartfelt letters to sway sellers in hot housing markets

Some realtors say letters have become a 'must' because sellers often seriously consider sentiments relayed in a note when choosing what offer to accep Read more

CMHC wants to make it easier for self-employed Canadians to get a mortgage

CMHC is giving lenders more guidance and flexibility on determining whether a self-employed person qualifies for a mortgage Read more