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New B.C. tax might exacerbate Toronto situation by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-08-06 8:24:27 AM

Wealthy foreigners might move en masse to Toronto to avoid B.C.’s just-implemented 15 per cent tax on overseas buyers, local agents fearread more

More action from CMHC needed to cool down demand - economist by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-08-05 3:29:35 PM

CMHC is perfectly positioned to intervene in a national environment of “extremely cheap” credit, says Gluskin Sheff’s chief economistread more

Nightmare’ Vancouver Housing Tax Threatens Foreign Tech Talent by | 2016-08-04 12:37:50 PM

Vancouver’s technology industry is in danger of becoming collateral damage in British Columbia’s push to rein in spiraling home pricesread more

Realizing the economic potential of oil would stimulate growth by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-08-04 11:52:36 AM

Petroleum is poised to become Canada’s next big economic asset that can stand side-by-side with the vibrant real estate market, says Macdonald-Laurier Institute analystsread more

NDP demand probe of real estate agent's knowledge of B.C. foreign property tax by | 2016-08-03 10:32:15 AM

British Columbia's New Democrat housing critic is calling for an investigation into whether a prominent Vancouver real estate agent and B.C. Liberal government insider had advance knowledge of a controversial new tax on foreign property buyersread more

OSFI urges banks to ‘stress-test’ home price crash by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-07-28 11:10:25 AM

Standardized banks to double-check the impacts of hypothetical price drops of 50 per cent (in Vancouver) and 40 per cent (in Toronto)read more

The housing type about to sweep the nation by CMP | 2016-07-28 10:05:13 AM

This trend in housing will help your clients more easily afford a home – and net you larger commissionsread more