Blog Profile / Macleans: Real Estate


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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Real Estate
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Archived Since:March 30, 2015

Blog Post Archive

Everyone’s mortgage is about to get more expensive

Get ready for a rate shock adjustment that is expected to accelerate in 2019 The post Everyone’s mortgage is about to get more expensive appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Toronto’s unaffordable. Why can’t Halifax or Saskatoon take advantage?

Jennifer Keesmaat: Mid-sized cities hold the key to economic growth and quality of life in Canada, and they've taken too long to realize it The post Toronto’s unaffordable. Why can’t Halifax or Saskatoon take advantage? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Canadian real estate market outlook 2018

Most markets will simply flatline before rebalancing by the end of the year The post Canadian real estate market outlook 2018 appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Higher rates could spell comeback for five-year mortgages

Rates are rising with a flood of mortgage renewals coming up. Does that mean it's time to lock in? The post Higher rates could spell comeback for five-year mortgages appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Markets, not national strategies, will make housing affordable

Opinion: While Trudeau's housing strategy will benefit specific groups of people, it doesn't target broader affordability issues in Canada’s most expensive markets The post Markets, not national strategies, will make housing affordable appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How Canadian homes became debt traps

Canadians have been using their homes as piggy banks. Has the reckoning begun? The post How Canadian homes became debt traps appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Here’s how Canadians could walk away from their homes if house prices fall

Opinion: When the U.S. housing market crashed many Americans simply abandoned their mortgages. Think that couldn't happen here? Guess again. The post Here’s how Canadians could walk away from their homes if house prices fall appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Has ‘fixing’ Canada’s mortgage market made it riskier?

Tighter lending rules will send borrowers into the arms of 'alternative lenders,' posing a whole new set of hazards The post Has ‘fixing’ Canada’s mortgage market made it riskier? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Home ownership rates slide as more choose to rent, census shows

Just over 50 per cent of millennials aged 30 owned their homes, the latest census shows, compared to 55 per cent of baby boomers at the same age The post Home ownership rates slide as more choose to rent, census shows appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How the new mortgage rules will affect homebuyers in 2018

Scenarios show that Canadians will be able to afford about 20% less house The post How the new mortgage rules will affect homebuyers in 2018 appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The man behind ‘The Big Short’ sees trouble in Canada

The post The man behind ‘The Big Short’ sees trouble in Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The ballyhooed ‘war on homebuyers’ isn’t real

Regulators have finally realized that Canada is addicted to debt, and are trying to limit the fallout. This is not a bad thing. The post The ballyhooed ‘war on homebuyers’ isn’t real appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Poppies? For legions, the big money’s in real estate

By leveraging the land it sits on, a Calgary branch got a chic new hall with a trendy eatery and luxury condo tower on-site. Other cash-strapped legions may soon follow suit. The post Poppies? For legions, the big money’s in real estate appeared first on Macleans.ca.

After weathering the Great Recession, can Canada avoid a debt crisis?

When central bankers dropped interest rates during the financial crisis, finance ministers leaned too hard on household debt. That trend may finally be changing. The post After weathering the Great Recession, can Canada avoid a debt crisis? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why the foreign buyers tax isn’t making Vancouver more affordable

Opinion: The lesson, one year into Vancouver’s foreign buyers tax, is that real-estate supply may actually be the city's biggest problem The post Why the foreign buyers tax isn’t making Vancouver more affordable appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Average Canadian house price falls in July

The 0.3 per cent decrease the first year-over-year drop in price since 2013 The post Average Canadian house price falls in July appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Toronto home sales drop 40 per cent in June

Toronto Real Estate Board says home sales have dropped more than 40 per cent compared to last year The post Toronto home sales drop 40 per cent in June appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why a low delinquency rate isn’t the good news real estate story you think

Low delinquency rates are not an indicator of financial health among households or the economy. Quite the opposite, writes insolvency trustee Scott Terrio. The post Why a low delinquency rate isn’t the good news real estate story you think appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Canada’s new real estate war

The self storage industry in Canada is booming and going to extreme lengths to stash your excess stuff The post Canada’s new real estate war appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Home sales across Canada see biggest monthly drop in seven years

Transactions in June were down 6.7 per cent compared with a month earlier The post Home sales across Canada see biggest monthly drop in seven years appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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