Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2020 – a Useful Review by PwC Canada

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2020 – a Useful Review by PwC Canada

One month into 2020, the year is still young, but already changes might be coming to Canadian real estate trends. While some trends can be impossible to predict, others come with advance warning — such as PwC Canada’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report for 2020. Every year, PwC looks…

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Review of Spring/Summer Real Estate Market Activities

Review of Spring/Summer Real Estate Market Activities

The spring and summer real estate market in Canada is normally one of the strongest of the year — but how did 2019 fare? With fall officially here, we are looking at the real estate market trends and Canadian house prices that spring/summer 2019 brought. Bank of Canada Interest Rates…

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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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