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Competition Tribunal sides with CREA in dispute over what private sellers can display on realtor.ca
DIY sellers wanted to do away with buffer websites.
Monika Warzecha May 4, 2015
CMHC sees low level of risk in Vancouver housing market and moderate amount in Toronto
Regina and Winnipeg had high risk rates.
Monika Warzecha April 30, 2015
Canada’s housing market heavily influenced by non-permanent residents, says CIBC
Temporary foreign workers rent, which affects the buying habits of real estate investors.
Michael Aynsley April 29, 2015
Bank of Canada officials say housing market is not in bubble territory
The central bank told the House of Commons finance committee that the market is likely headed for a soft landing.
Michael Aynsley April 28, 2015
BMO: 40 per cent of Canadian first-time buyers unable to afford home without family help
About 48 per cent of first-buyers said they'd be willing to enter a bidding war.
Monika Warzecha April 23, 2015
RE/MAX ups 2015 home price predictions after big first quarter gains in Toronto and Vancouver
Increases in the two cities will boost the expected price growth nationally as well.
Monika Warzecha April 17, 2015
CREA: Toronto and Vancouver fuel home price growth in Canada in March
Year-over-year the average price for a home in Canada rose 9.5 per cent, propelled by the two hot markets.
Monika Warzecha April 15, 2015
Teranet’s Canadian house price index reaches all-time high in March
Prices were up countrywide both month-to-month and year-over-year
Monika Warzecha April 14, 2015
Find out how much first-time buyers across Canada paid for their homes
A new survey from Genworth points to some big regional differences.
Monika Warzecha April 7, 2015
TD bank expects overnight rate to hold at 0.75 per cent until the end of 2016
The bank predicts the Canadian economy will start to recover from falling oil prices towards the end of this year.
Michael Aynsley March 31, 2015
Canada’s big banks weigh in on the regional differences in CREA’s new housing market report
Diverging opinions on the different local markets in the country.
Monika Warzecha March 16, 2015
CREA: Toronto and Vancouver lead home price growth nationwide in February
New listings were down Canada-wide in February, fuelling price growth in hot markets.
Monika Warzecha March 13, 2015
Teranet’s February House Price Index pinpoints Canadian markets experiencing housing corrections
Only three of the 11 cities studied recorded a monthly price increase in February.
Monika Warzecha March 12, 2015
Big Data with Big Ben: Suburban GTA is up, Calgary is down
Where are new homebuyers doing the most research?
Ben Myers March 12, 2015
IMF: Canada should do more to protect economy against overheated housing markets
The organization said it will keep an eye on the risk of a hard landing in Alberta.
Monika Warzecha March 10, 2015
Toronto, Vancouver luxury home markets to stay strong this spring while Calgary’s cools
According to Sotheby's spring forecast, Toronto will lead the country in million dollar home sales.
Michael Aynsley March 5, 2015
Winter chill? Here’s how Canada’s big banks reacted to the latest report on the housing market
BMO economist Sal Guatieri wrote that even as the steep drop in oil prices caused the Prairies to lose "their sizzle", markets are still "mostly balanced."
Sean MacKay February 18, 2015
CREA: Canadian home sales decline and inventory levels inch up in January
Sales fell 3.1 per cent between January and December and year-over-year sales also declined.
Monika Warzecha February 17, 2015
Teranet: Canadian house prices edged up in January after two months of declines
Prices in Calgary declined for a third month in a row.
Monika Warzecha February 12, 2015
Canada’s big banks weigh in on how falling oil prices will impact the country’s housing market
The decline in oil prices has caused organizations monitoring the housing market to readjust their forecasts and backpedal on predictions for 2015 and 2016.
Sean MacKay February 10, 2015
CMHC predicts moderation for Canada’s housing market in 2015 and 2016 as oil provinces face risks
There are no more big sales gains in Alberta on the horizon.
Monika Warzecha February 6, 2015
IMF says Canadian homes overvalued up to 20 per cent, but sees signs of cooling
The organization says momentum will continue this year as the market becomes more balanced.
Monika Warzecha February 3, 2015
Vancouver ranked as world’s second most unaffordable housing market by global survey
San Francisco and San Jose tied for the number four spot while Toronto was deemed "severely unaffordable."
Michael Aynsley January 20, 2015
CREA: Canadian home sales decline in December with biggest drops recorded in Alberta
National home sales declined 5.8 per cent from November to December, the largest monthly decline since 2010.
Sean MacKay January 15, 2015