Tapping into New Markets Intelligently

Tapping into New Markets Intelligently

Interested in working in new real estate markets? With a shifting housing landscape, new opportunities are emerging all the time. Whether you are considering: selling a new type of real estate — for instance, going from residential to commercial; selling a new dwelling type – such as single-family home to…

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This is How Much Canadian Condo Prices Differed Across Markets in 2018 Q4 [National Bank Housing Affordability Monitor]

This is How Much Canadian Condo Prices Differed Across Markets in 2018 Q4 [National Bank Housing Affordability Monitor]

In the final quarter of 2018, Canadian housing affordability worsened for a 14th consecutive quarter, found economic research from the National Bank Housing Affordability Monitor. Using data from the Teranet-National Bank House Price Index, National Bank Deputy Chief Economist Matthieu Arseneau and Economist Kyle Dahms released a quarterly report on…

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Predicted Changes to the Canadian Housing Market in 2019

Predicted Changes to the Canadian Housing Market in 2019

Last year in 2018 we saw many changes to the Canadian housing market. Now that 2019 is here, what will this year bring? We’re breaking down real estate predictions for the year ahead. Here’s what’s on our radar: 1. Interest Rate Increases In 2018, we saw Canadian interest rates rise…

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Marketing Focus: Should You Shift Effort to Selling Condos?

Marketing Focus: Should You Shift Effort to Selling Condos?

There is one real estate opportunity that seems to only be growing in popularity: selling condos. The Canadian condo market continues to boom. From 2016 to 2018, more than 14% of private mortgages came from condominiums. In June 2018, residential construction starts across Canada surged to 248,000 units, driven by…

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Canadian Homeowners in Record Debt and What this Means to You

Many Canadian economists have speculated that the Canadian economy is at risk of being in a recession. This would appear to be very scary news considering that it has been widely reported that Canadians are carrying record levels of debt. The question many have had is will this end up…

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5 Year Canadian Real Estate Trends

It comes as no surprise to most Canadians that, as the country continues to put the last few years of financial instability behind it, housing sales continue to rise. This graph, recently released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), demonstrates this, outlining some of the different trends that have…

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