Oil’s dropping prices have led to slower home sales across Canada, according to CREA’s latest numbers. Should sellers be worried? Here’s what you need to know.
The CMHC Q1 Report has been released, and it calls for a slight slowdown in housing activity in Canada this year. What will affect buyers and sellers? Read on to find out.
Selling your home during the cold months presents unique challenges. Check out these 7 winter open house tips for seller success.
The CMHC recently announced higher fees for MBS- the mortgage-backed securities lenders pool together to minimize risk. How will you be affected?
Concerns that condo projects may be reaching market saturation in urban centres may be on the decline, as the CMHC reports an October downturn for new construction. While a busy construction industry means jobs and economic growth, could this be a good move for Canada’s housing market?
It seems everywhere you look, there’s evidence of Canada’s booming new home construction market – but that’s not expected to last, according the the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The national housing agency anticipates developers will stop bringing as many homes to market and will shift focus to selling what’s already built in its quarterly Housing Market Outlook, released last week.
What’s in store for 2014 mortgage rates? RateSupermarket.ca’s expert panel has released their forecast for fixed and variable rates in January.
Mortgages Spotlight: low interest rates from central banks worldwide and increasing investor interest have housing markets heating around the world. Could this be a sign of a global bubble?
Fears of a global housing market bubble are renewed, as interest rates remain low worldwide, and housing demand grows. Could this lead to a U.S.-style burst and meltdown? What are the consequences for Canadians and our own housing market?
Real estate in Canada remains strong despite rising mortgage rates – how do we compare with global housing markets?