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Over 400 deals might fizzle due to new tax by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-08-10 9:56:32 AM

At least 427 transactions worth approximately $404 million will go south because of the new 15 per cent foreign buyer’s tax, says the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouverread more

Raging out of control by CMP | 2016-08-09 7:15:36 PM

As Canada’s two hottest housing markets continue to smolder, CMP checked in with two of the industry’s leading economists about whether it’s sustainable – and what, if anything, the government should do to interveneread more

Iranian man slated to pay an extra $54,000 for his new condo by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-08-09 10:16:06 AM

Man who intends to procure a $360,000 condo in Coquitlam now has to choose between paying the enormous tax or backing out of the deal and facing a lawsuitread more

Is Montreal the next big foreign buyers' haven? by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-08-08 9:15:18 AM

Among analysts, opinion remains divided about Montreal’s prospects in the wake of the new 15 per cent foreign buyer’s tax in British Columbiaread more

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