Will the National Housing Strategy cool Vancouver house prices? No one thinks so.

Despite the introduction of public policy tools designed to cool Vancouver's record-breaking real estate market, newly released data suggests that sustained downward pressure on prices will not be forthcoming for months, if not years. On Nov. 22, the federal Liberals unveiled Canada's first National …
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Canada Pushed By 3 Cities To Next Record On House Prices

The Teranet National Bank house price index shows that home prices in Canada rose for the 15th straight month in a row in April, which once again hit its highest level ever. Just three cities are responsible for this record breaking data: Toronto, Hamilton and Victoria. The index is all about tracking repeat …
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Your debt in 2018: The economic trends that could hit your pocketbook

The other way in which the rules might affect homeowners' ability to add debt is by impacting home prices. Even without a housing crash, real estate values that are barely rising or stagnating will curtail Canadians' ability to use their home to finance spending or keep up with their existing debt, according …
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Sources reveal details into ‘suspicious’ deaths of Apotex founder Barry Sherman and wife Honey

Canadian Senator Linda Frum tweeted she is “gutted” after hearing the philanthropic couple had died. … Canadian Business magazine recently listed him as the 15th richest person in Canada, with a net worth of $4.77 billion. … Picture of the pool from the real estate listing for 50 Old Colony Road.
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‘Canadian’ housing market doesn’t exist

Demand from immigration, alongside demand from Peak Millennials, who are increasingly becoming of home-buying age, will continue to outpace supply.” The only real Canadian housing market exists in the hallways and vaults of financial institutions that provide mortgages to Canadian home buyers …
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WALKER: Kelowna is Western Canada’s best destination for real estate investors

Earlier this fall, Western Investor highlighted Kelowna as 2018's best Western Canadian real estate investment destination. I couldn't agree more. If you're looking at Western Canada as a place to invest in real estate over the next 12 months, Kelowna is the location you should choose. Of course, as a …
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New real estate rule will hurt Kitimat market

As of March 15, 2018, the practice, known as dual agency, will no longer be allowed in B.C., the only province in Canada to enact this rule. B.C. Northern Real Estate Board president John Evans said while the board supports many of the rule changes announced recently, it is disappointed in the …
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