Last year’s mortgage rule changes placed roadblocks in front of millions of would-be buyers, but future regulatory action may prove even more difficult for them to overcome, according to one economist
A poll by Manulife Financial has confirmed that Canadians still see home ownership and real estate investing as the best investment vehicle, and they are not willing to give up cash in their portfolios.
FSCO continues to crack down on unlicensed financial companies attempting to circumvent the use of mortgage brokers by dealing directly with the public.
One broker believes industry players will continue to be necessary when it comes to the mortgage industry.
Those operating in the commercial sector – and those interested in breaking in – should be directing clients to a specific property type.
The World’s biggest asset manager Laurence D. Fink says that buying a condo in Vancouver is a better investment than buying gold bullion.
Proceeds from real estate investments will be tax free under the new federal budget but there is a twist; the money will have to be donated to charity.
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has welcomed the introduction of the Home Accessibility Tax Credit and the Public Transit Fund as measures that it expects will help support affordability and choice in housing for Canadians.
A report by Colliers International shows that the vacancy rate for offices in Montreal decreased in the first quarter of 2015.
Canada’s home sales have jumped by 4.1% from February to March, with the average housing price also rising but “slewed” by growth in Toronto and Vancouver.