Is it worth holding onto your current residence as an investment property when you buy new? We’re taking a look at the benefits and drawbacks and questions you need to ask yourself before making the decision.
The latest Royal LePage House Price Survey finds average Canadian home prices are up 7.9%, with Toronto and Vancouver markets leading most of the growth. Read on for our regional breakdown.
The latest housing market assessment has been released by the CMHC and it has ranked what it feels are the riskiest Canadian markets. Is your city on the list? Read on to find out.
A recent report from the C.D. Howe Institute finds Canada needs a $9-billion emergency fund to cover a potential housing crash. Here’s what you need to know about the think tank’s findings, and whether homeowners and borrowers should be concerned.
As Canadian housing prices continue their rising trend, it’s no surprise that homeowners want the most out of their investment. And, while house flipping shows make value-adding renos seem a breeze, such projects aren’t always necessary – and some can even hurt the value of your home. Here, our friends from The Housing Block share tips on whether you really need those renos.
The housing market can be daunting for those buying or selling for the first time. Check out this week’s guide to real estate success!
What will $350,000 get you in the Canadian house market? We break down condo affordability in four major cities.
There have been many headlines recently about REITs, and how many of Canada’s large retailers are starting their own. Read on to learn what REITs are, and whether they could be a good investment for you.
It appears housing markets across the country are feeling the brunt of recent CMHC mortgage changes, as sales saw a 5.8 per cent nation-wide dip from July to August. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), this is the largest month-over-month decline since June 2010