Firming of the Composite Index in August

Firming of the Composite Index in August

September 18, 2020 In August the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM was up 0.6% from the previous month, a gain just short of the 22-year average of 0.7% for the month of August. If the typical seasonal variations are taken out (seasonal adjustment), the resulting index for August is…

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Ontario Real Estate Events – What’s Coming Up?

Ontario Real Estate Events – What’s Coming Up?

Until just a few months ago, many popular real estate events were hosted in-person by organizations like the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) and the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO). However, due to COVID-19, these activities have temporarily been impacted. As networking is at the core of the real…

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Proactively Managing Real Estate Risk from the Start

Proactively Managing Real Estate Risk from the Start

It’s always important to mitigate real estate risk, but even more so during uncertain economic times — like COVID-19. In today’s economy, it’s more important to undertake due diligence efforts before a deal gets underway. This can help ensure that only qualified closings go through to your partners. This includes:…

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The Future of Commercial Real Estate

The Future of Commercial Real Estate

In the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial real estate has seen a particular challenge – and potential opportunity as we move forward. Some of the ways that COVID-19 has affected commercial real estate include: More people are working from home and that may continue even after the pandemic subsides….

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Smallest July Rise of the National Composite Index in 15 Years

Smallest July Rise of the National Composite Index in 15 Years

August 20, 2020 The July rise of the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM confirms the slowing of the housing market in the wake of the pandemic. The 0.3% increase from June was the smallest July rise in 15 years. If typical seasonal variations are taken out (seasonal adjustment), the…

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Creating Connections in a Socially Distanced World

Creating Connections in a Socially Distanced World

Is social distancing the new normal? As COVID-19 has come to Canada, we have seen physical distancing regulations put in place and gradually reduced. However, even as some restrictions ease, our usual methods of connecting may take longer to come back. Many real estate professionals relied on community networking to…

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