Despite a positive year-over-year result, national home sales were down in September; the first monthly decline since January.
The CEO of the Bank of Nova Scotia says that concerns over a housing bubble are overblown and the word ‘bubble’ is overused.
As expected, Nova Scotia has banned high-volume fracking except for testing and research purposes.
The former manager/COO of one of Canada’s largest brokerages has resurfaced as the president of a rate site’s brokerage arm – a move likely to drum up some debate in the industry.
There are frequent calls for more data to be made available especially in terms of assessing the potential for corrections in the market but is it really in the best interests of the industry?
It wasn’t expected but July saw building permits rise to a record level with the Toronto and Vancouver condo markets leading the way.
Many homeowners are concerned by fracking with environmental worries paramount.
Banks may be feeling the pinch just as much as the monolines following numerous lending changes, and this just opens the door for brokers to swoop in and win business, says one professional.
Three of the big six banks have reported their earnings so far and all have shown growth in their mortgage books.
A plan to create extra affordable housing in part of Nova Scotia is under threat from those opposed to greater housing density.