Broker Networks

  • Blowback impels speculation tax rethink

    Amid intense blowback, has the government had a change of heart?

  • Is Toronto's market an aberration?

    The Toronto Real Estate Board's February numbers are out, but do they tell the whole story?

  • Brokers weigh in ahead of Wednesday's Bank of Canada announcement

    The Bank of Canada will make an interest rate announcement

  • Could this be Canada's next boom city?

    A recent report in the Chronicle Herald newspaper in Halifax warned Atlantic Canada will have difficulty absorbing the next few interest rate hikes, but according to a senior mortgage adviser, the opposite is true

  • Lenders' decisions loom

    The Toronto market has been flat through the first two months of the year, and lenders' forthcoming decisions on rate specials will likely determine whether or not activity increases through the year

  • Are home equity loans on the rise?

    The Bank of Mom and Dad has become indispensable in major Canadian markets like Toronto and Vancouver, but an increasing number of Canadians could be imperilling their retirements

  • Toronto keeping watchful eye

    With British Columbia coming down hard on foreign buyers and speculators with the original tax on the former being increased to 20% and a new one on the later taking effect immediately, will they set their sights on Toronto?

  • Speculator tax backfires

    The fallout from the B.C. government's budget continues as out-of-province Canadians found out they will also be hit by the same tax that's intended to dissuade foreign speculators from pillaging the domestic real estate market

  • Foreign buyer tax hike misses mark

    The overriding reason for the influx of foreign buyers is desperation

  • Industry takes umbrage with Globe and Mail story

    In light of the Globe and Mail's explosive story revealing how drug money from the fentanyl trade is being laundered through Vancouver real estate with money provided by private mortgage lenders, there are concerns that the issue has been misrepresented