Is Hyper-Local Specialization the Answer to Real Estate Recovery?

Is Hyper-Local Specialization the Answer to Real Estate Recovery?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, certain parts of the economy are beginning to re-open. However, even with re-opening, true economic recovery could take more time, particularly if a predicted second wave of COVID-19 comes to pass. For real estate sales professionals, the question becomes how to navigate this uncertainty and…

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RE/MAX Best Places to Live 2020: Canada Liveability Report

RE/MAX Best Places to Live 2020: Canada Liveability Report

How important is neighbourhood to real estate decisions? According to the RE/MAX Canada Best Places to Live 2020: Canada Liveability Report, it’s critical. A Leger survey, conducted on behalf of RE/MAX before COVID-19, found that 82% of Canadians say they would sacrifice at least one desirable attribute to live in…

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Housing Supply Focus

Housing Supply Focus

Housing supply has been a major challenge in Canada, ranking near hot-button issues such as affordability, the mortgage stress test, and more. In fact, many industry professionals say that some of these other issues stem from housing supply. For instance, in some areas of the country, limited housing supply could…

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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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Housing Affordability Crisis in Toronto?

Housing Affordability Crisis in Toronto?

Is there a housing affordability crisis in Toronto? Recent news reports certainly seem to be leaning that way, but is that what’s really going on? We’re breaking down the stats to look at the Toronto real estate market and what the data has to say about housing affordability. It’s now…

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