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WALKER: Kelowna is Western Canada's best destination for real estate investors - InfoTel News Ltd

Real Estate News - 5 hours 36 min ago

WALKER: Kelowna is Western Canada's best destination for real estate investors
InfoTel News Ltd
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 ...

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How much is your home worth? You might be able to find out online - Globalnews.ca

Real Estate News - 13 hours 9 min ago

Globalnews.ca

How much is your home worth? You might be able to find out online
Globalnews.ca
In Toronto, websites like HouseSigma and MongoHouse have made sold prices publicly available after the Federal Court of Appeal recently ruled against the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), which has long argued such information the Multiple Listing ...

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Real estate expert says NDP have limited tools to reduce housing prices - Globalnews.ca

Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 5:06pm

Globalnews.ca

Real estate expert says NDP have limited tools to reduce housing prices
Globalnews.ca
An Ontario real estate professor says there aren't many tools left in the toolbox for politicians looking to control B.C.'s surging real estate prices. The B.C. NDP government says it will reveal a “comprehensive housing strategy” in the February ...

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Forget Subprime Canadian Real Estate Buyers, Investors Crashed The US Market - Better Dwelling

Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 10:31am

Better Dwelling

Forget Subprime Canadian Real Estate Buyers, Investors Crashed The US Market
Better Dwelling
Turns out middle class real estate investors caused the US real estate crash, not subprime borrowers. A new working paper titled Credit Growth and the Financial Crisis: A New Narrative was published on the US National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER ...

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Average selling price expected to rise 1% in 2018 after 13% jump this year - The North Bay Nugget

Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 9:03am

The North Bay Nugget

Average selling price expected to rise 1% in 2018 after 13% jump this year
The North Bay Nugget
The report indicates that move-up buyers were dominant in North Bay's freehold property activity this year, accounting for 76 per cent of sales. The popularity of bungalow-style condos among retiree buyers, and town home-style condos among millennial ...

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Albertans carry the most debt relative to their assets, Statistics ... - CBC.ca

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 5:25pm

CBC.ca

Albertans carry the most debt relative to their assets, Statistics ...
CBC.ca
Albertans carry the most debt relative to their assets, according to data released Thursday by Statistics Canada. At 20.4 per cent, Alberta had the highest debt-to-asset ratio of any province in 2016. "Since 2012, this ratio decreased at a slower pace ...

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Albertans carry the most debt relative to their assets, Statistics Canada says - CBC.ca

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 5:25pm

CBC.ca

Albertans carry the most debt relative to their assets, Statistics Canada says
CBC.ca
Albertans carry the most debt relative to their assets, according to data released Thursday by Statistics Canada. At 20.4 per cent, Alberta had the highest debt-to-asset ratio of any province in 2016. "Since 2012, this ratio decreased at a slower pace ...

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Housing prices in the Barrie area expected to jump again in 2018: report - CTV News

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:16pm

CTV News

Housing prices in the Barrie area expected to jump again in 2018: report
CTV News
The average price of a home in the Barrie area is expected to increase next year, according to a new report. But the increase isn't expected to be as steep as it was in 2017. RE/MAX's 2018 Housing Market Outlook Report states the average residential ...

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Housing prices in the Barrie area expected to jump again in 2018 ... - CTV News

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:16pm

CTV News

Housing prices in the Barrie area expected to jump again in 2018 ...
CTV News
The average price of a home in the Barrie area is expected to increase next year, according to a new report. But the increase isn't expected to be as steep as it was in 2017.

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Canada: Bill 139 Receives Royal Assent - Mondaq News Alerts

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 11:55am

Mondaq News Alerts

Canada: Bill 139 Receives Royal Assent
Mondaq News Alerts
Our last two updates outlined the proposed amendments to the Planning Act and the Ontario Municipal Board under Bill 139. Today, Bill 139 received Royal Assent and came into force as the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 ...

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Home sales seen to fall more than 5% as new mortgage rules kick in - Financial Post

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 11:16am

Bloomberg

Home sales seen to fall more than 5% as new mortgage rules kick in
Financial Post
TORONTO — The Canadian Real Estate Association has cut its home sales forecast for next year due to the impact of tighter mortgage regulations that come into effect New Year's Day, which are expected to rein in spending for some buyers. CREA said in ...
Home sales rise to November record as average price hits $504000CBC.ca
CREA slashes its 2018 home-sales forecast due to tighter mortgage regulationsToronto Star
CREA sees $1-billion hit to economy next year as home sales fallThe Globe and Mail
Bloomberg
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Home sales rise to November record as average price hits $504000 - CBC.ca

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 10:10am

Reuters Canada

Home sales rise to November record as average price hits $504000
CBC.ca
Last month was the busiest November for home sales on record, despite a slowdown in activity in the Greater Toronto Area. The Canadian Real Estate Association said Thursday that home sales rose by almost four per cent in November from the previous ...
CREA sees $1-billion hit to economy next year as home sales fallThe Globe and Mail
Canada home sales rise; household debt hits recordReuters Canada
Perspective on Canada's Urban Housing BubblesStockhouse
Bloomberg -Reuters
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Canadians' debt burden keeps climbing, hits record in third quarter - The Globe and Mail

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 9:29am

The Globe and Mail

Canadians' debt burden keeps climbing, hits record in third quarter
The Globe and Mail
The rise in mortgage borrowing also came despite evidence on a cooling of some of Canada's key housing markets, particularly the Toronto market. The Canadian Real Estate Association's home price index declined nearly 2.5 per cent in the quarter. But ...
Canadians owe $1.71 for every dollar of disposable income they have — a new record highCBC.ca

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Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Renewal of Normal ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 9:06am

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Renewal of Normal ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
WINNIPEG, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: AX.UN) ("Artis" or the "REIT") announced today that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") to renew its existing normal course issuer bid (the "Bid") for ...

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Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 9:06am

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Artis is a diversified Canadian real estate investment trust investing in office, retail and industrial properties. Since 2004, Artis has executed an aggressive but disciplined growth strategy, building a portfolio of commercial properties in British ...

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Canadian home prices expected to increase by 2.5 per cent in 2018 - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 6:12am

Canadian home prices expected to increase by 2.5 per cent in 2018
Canada NewsWire (press release)
TORONTO and KELOWNA, BC, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - This past year saw the single-family detached home and condo markets diverge on distinctly different paths in Canada's two highest-priced real estate markets, Greater Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area ...

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Unidentified buyer found for Toronto house where future princess lived - National Post

Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 10:26pm

National Post

Unidentified buyer found for Toronto house where future princess lived
National Post
TORONTO — A buyer has been found for the Toronto house where Prince Harry and “Suits” actress Meghan Markle spent time before announcing their engagement last month. Real estate agent Alex Beauregard says the two-storey, three-bedroom house — which ...
Meghan Markle's Toronto house expected to be sold soonToronto Star

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Canada's housing risks haven't gone away — they've just moved to ... - Financial Post

Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 11:49am

Financial Post

Canada's housing risks haven't gone away — they've just moved to ...
Financial Post
New rules that make it tougher to get a mortgage are driving borrowers to a lending market where there is less oversight and regulation.

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