Latest news

  • Vancouver commercial property set for large tax hikes

    Commercial property owners on Vancouver’s west side could be about to face some steep tax hikes due to recent assessments from BC Assessment.

  • Reality TV stars sentenced for fraud

    A U.S. District Judge has sentenced Teresa Giudice, star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," and her husband, Giuseppe Giudice, to 15 and 41 months in prison for mortgage fraud, respectively.

  • What can be done about unsustainable housing market growth?

    One industry leader believes Canada’s economic recovery – lead in large part by the housing market – has been unsustainable; and he is calling for action from the Bank of Canada.

  • This one major broker gripe may be futile

    A recent Bank of Canada announcement has dredged up an age-old debate but is it one that should finally be put to bed?

  • Trump your competition on Twitter

    Donald Trump may be one of the world’s most successful investors but Monday saw the outspoken business magnate mocked for an unsavoury slip up on Twitter. It’ll take more than a comedian’s controversial joke to dent Trump’s reputation but social media experts warn one too many wrong moves could spell disaster for smaller businesses.

  • 2014 is a “bullish breakout year” for Vancouver condo investments

    There’s another glowing endorsement of the Vancouver condo market, this time from father and son realtors David and Mark Goodman who call the year so far a “bullish breakout” in their latest report.

  • Calgary real estate market defies trend

    Normally the Calgary real estate market recedes when times are tough in the energy sector but things are different this time.

  • Calgary office market set for growth

    A new report from JLL Canada predicts a boom in Calgary’s office market through to the end of the decade.

  • New homebuying app launched by GenWorth

    Recognizing the need for a single tool that provides mortgage professionals on the go with all the information they need to help their clients make sound home-buying decisions, Genworth Canada just released its new app.

  • Now open: Broker Lifestyle survey

    She drives a 3-series BMW, vacations in Cuba, and had her 25-year mortgage – which was placed with a bank -- paid off in less than a decade. She also owns an investment condo downtown that is rented out to a young professional. Does this sound like the typical broker?