Latest news

  • Daily Market Update

    New insights into who owns condo investments expected next month… Bank of Canada says REITS may be a better choice than condos for investors… Fracking should be delayed says Nova Scotia university president… And which Canadian city ranks among the world’s richest?

  • Rate site sees increased support

    One leading rate site has seen an influx in business since RateHub’s announcement that it will start its own mortgage brokerage.

  • Sales continue to surge, despite naysayers

    Brokers in Canada’s hottest condo market likely experienced a busy quarter as sales continued to surge in 2014, despite fears from some that it will eventually lead to a correction.

  • Far-out Friday: Staff penalized for bathroom breaks

    WaterSaver Faucet Co. is concerned about employee productivity levels going down the toilet -- literally.

  • Daily Market Update

    No Supreme Court hearing for the Toronto Real Estate Board on ‘virtual realtors’ offices’ case… Saskatoon sees rise in construction… Calgary developments designed for the outdoor types… And US new homes sales weaker than predicted.

  • Competition forcing brokers to look elsewhere?

    One leading broker in a niche space has to look outside major markets to find business as competition heats up.

  • BoC Governor's greatest hits

    Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz sure is a colourful fellow; his word acrobatics often incite any number of reactions ranging from giggles, incredulity and – at their best – better understanding. Macleans Magazine recently assembled a list of Poloz’s best metaphors.

  • Economist warns of bubble, but not everywhere

    The chief economist of the Bank of Montreal is showing more caution in the property market, but mainly in two areas.

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Bank economist concerns over some Canadian marketplaces… Three of our cities reach for the stars… Alberta economy set to overtake Quebec… And why some realtors have a lack of vision when it comes to listings…

  • Brokers agree on payment plan

    Strangley enough, brokers are echoing the sentiments of a big bank and warning clients not to follow a recent trend.