Ontario’s request to the federal government to address housing affordability went largely ignored – but that means the province will likely take matters into its own hands
Housing starts trend surged back to 197,747 in September, up from 191,095 in August.
Getting the best out of your brokering team is much more than setting targets and doing the odd formal performance reviews.
A builder of luxury condos from the US considered and dismissed expanding into Toronto due to the high level of investment property in the city.
The weekly Bloomberg Nanos index of consumer sentiment reports lower figures again this week as concern spreads about weakness in the global economy.
Vancouver is building more homes but with high land costs leading to increased redevelopment of existing buildings or parking lots, many residents are entering into battles to protect their neighbourhoods.
Homeowners are advised to update their inventories to cover some of their most valuable assets.
Broker reviews for a new addition to one monoline’s offerings are already coming in, with many anticipating its even-stronger growth as a result.
Brokers aren’t the only ones frustrated by tougher lending rules, as real estate agents selling large-acreage properties may increasingly need to adjust their listing price, as buyers are hamstrung by more stringently applied financing rules.
Behavioural scientist Darren Hill reveals how to handle the tough conversations that could define you and your brokering career.
Echoing sentiments from earlier this year, the International Monetary Fund is uneasy about the current housing market in Canada, believing it to be overvalued.