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Risk of disruption to China a cause for concern - analysis by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-06-16 10:41:08 AM

A Chinese collapse can adversely affect the hottest real estate markets in Canada, according to an analysisread more

Tighter regulations on unrestricted flow of foreign money sorely needed - lawyer by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-06-16 9:12:49 AM

Holding foreign buyers accountable by making them reveal their funding sources would be an effective first step in improving regulations, according to a real estate lawyerread more

‘Unicorn’ BEACON scores coming in by Justin da Rosa | 2016-06-15 7:33:45 PM

Following the launch of BEACON 9 by Equifax, brokers are reporting record-high credit scores – including one likened to mythical creaturesread more

Poloz Warns Potential Homebuyers on Toronto, Vancouver Risks by | 2016-06-13 10:35:09 PM

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gave one of his bluntest warnings to date about the country’s housing boom, saying Vancouver and Toronto buyers should realize strong price gains probably can’t be sustained by economic fundamentalsread more

Vancouver mayor seeks to tax empty homes amid soaring prices by | 2016-06-09 9:46:11 AM

In a bid to cool down the city’s overheated housing market, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is contemplating a crackdown on owners of unoccupied propertiesread more

“Windsor Hum” raises concerns about long-term effects on homes by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-06-09 9:40:52 AM

As early as 2012, thousands of locals have already voiced the Hum’s effect on the structural integrity of homes, although any impact on home prices remains to be seenread more

Broker, agent question foreign mortgage impact on Canadian debt by MBN | 2016-06-07 10:51:25 AM

Worries around national average debt numbers are overblown, according to real estate veterans who argue the stats could be inflated by mortgages held by foreignersread more