Market update

  • Construction drives Calgary economy by Jamie Henry | 20 Jun 2014

    A report by consulting firm Will Dunning says that the construction industry is a major driving force behind the Calgary economy, with over 12,500 new home starts last year generating over $6 billion in investment income. read more

  • The Condo Kid: Toronto's fastest growing demographic by | 19 Jun 2014

    The relative affordability and availability of condos, especially for young professionals, has seen a growth in people staying put as their lives change. read more

  • Vancouver faces construction boom by | 19 Jun 2014

    The west end of Vancouver is poised for levels of development not seen in the area for forty years, according to Colliers International. read more

  • Toronto: Sellers’ market for the rest of the year by Jamie Henry | 18 Jun 2014

    New figures from the Toronto Real Estate Board show an increase in new listings, up 7.8 per cent from a year ago. read more

  • IMF warns of global housing bubble by Jamie Henry | 18 Jun 2014

    The International Monetary Fund says that there is a global housing bubble which must be tackled through tighter regulation of lending. read more

  • CMHC boss sets out vision by Jamie Henry | 17 Jun 2014

    Following a report by the OECD which said the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation puts taxpayers at risk, Evan Siddall, President and CEO of CMHC says the company is there as a safeguard of the housing market and is there to help all Canadians. read more

  • House prices rise, but growth is set to slow by Jamie Henry | 17 Jun 2014

    Figures released yesterday by the Canadian Real Estate Association show an increase in average house price of 7.1 per cent year on year, with Toronto and Vancouver the main drivers. read more

  • Mortgage wars driving up prices by Jamie Henry | 16 Jun 2014

    The affordability of mortgages is pushing property prices higher, according to the BC Real Estate Association. read more

  • Toronto city planner’s big idea by Jamie Henry | 16 Jun 2014

    The chief planner for Toronto says Canada needs to invest in infrastructure to protect our cities. read more

  • Land prices soaring in Calgary by Jamie Henry | 16 Jun 2014

    The house price rises in Calgary are set to intensify due to the lack of affordable land according to a local house builder. read more