Market update

  • April housing sales jump, CREA data shows by Dane Dandan | 19 May 2015

    April home sales for Canada jumped for the third consecutive time, data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has found. read more

  • Prince George housing starts ahead of 2014 by | 19 May 2015

    Data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has found the pace of housing starts in Prince George and its areas are still well ahead of last year’s numbers. read more

  • No taxes for foreign property buyers by | 15 May 2015

    Some Canadians are exposed to mortgage debts despite the housing market being stable, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned. read more

  • Flat numbers for Toronto and Vancouver by | 14 May 2015

    Canada’s hot property markets Toronto and Vancouver showed flat figures despite the rise in Canadian home prices for April, the latest Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index shows. read more

  • Older and Stable Careers are Homebuyers by | 14 May 2015

    RE/MAX realtor Rick Dimock claims the new breeds of first-time homebuyers across Canada are becoming older and more comfortable in their career. read more

  • Canadians optimistic about homes investments by | 13 May 2015

    A whopping 84 per cent of Canadians still believe that owning a home remains a good investment, with a quarter considering purchasing one in the next two years. read more

  • Canadians using home equity lines of credit by | 13 May 2015

    More Canadians are finding it hard to resist the temptation of borrowing money, as the use of home equity lines of credit increases, consumer groups have warned. read more

  • Thunder Bay’s housing drops in April by | 13 May 2015

    Housing starts are slowing down for Thunder Bay’s housing market, data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has revealed. read more

  • Choosing a mortgage lender by WM | 11 May 2015

    Your mortgage broker will help you choose the best lender from which to get your mortgage, but it’s important to make sure that you are aware of all the details when making your choice. read more

  • Using a mortgage broker by WM | 11 May 2015

    Although you could go straight to a bank, and then another bank, and then find you can’t go directly to some of the alternative lenders available – believe us when we say there is a better way: Use a mortgage broker. read more