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Condo development seen as downtown development boost
Posted on July 12, 2016
Condo development seen as downtown development boost

LAURA BOOTH,

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More than half of the condos going into a downtown Moncton development have now been sold. This September, ground will be broken behind city hall to make way for Five Five Queen, an eight-storey building containing condominiums, a boutique hotel and a Gahan House restaurant. Moncton-based developers Spataro Holdings and ELCE Developments, who made the...

CMHC waves red warning flag over house prices in Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Hamilton
Posted on April 26, 2018 | 13:57
CMHC waves red warning flag over house prices in Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Hamilton

High prices getting even higher in places like Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Hamilton are making Canada's national housing market 'highly vulnerable,' the CMHC said Thursday.

Why everyone should buy real estate in…Brantford?
Posted on April 18, 2018 | 08:10

Find out how your neighbourhood ranks as a place to buy

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In Vancouver real estate, a shack costs $7 million. Here’s what you could buy elsewhere.
Posted on March 20, 2018 | 23:25

Why settle for a $7 million hovel in Vancouver when you could buy a mansion almost anywhere else, not to mention a Polynesian island or a luxury yacht

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How Doug Ford’s tax plan could bring back a housing bubble
Posted on March 20, 2018 | 18:02

As B.C. pushes harder to cool real estate prices, Doug Ford says the market should regulate itself

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Vancouver real estate is so crazy construction workers have to live under Skytrain tracks
Posted on March 20, 2018 | 17:22

Vancouver's real estate circus is driving even decently paid tradespeople to live in illegal encampments. So far, the city is turning a blind eye.

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B.C.’s real estate ‘speculation tax’ will reserve homes for the ultra rich
Posted on March 14, 2018 | 18:16

Opinion: The B.C. NDP government's new tax will compound the ill effects of rent controls on supply

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Vulnerabilities in the Canadian financial system remain elevated, but elements for improvement are emerging
Posted on November 28, 2017 | 06:30
The high level of household indebtedness and housing market imbalances remain the most important vulnerabilities identified by the Bank of Canada in its Financial System Review (FSR), published today. While these vulnerabilities are still elevated, improving economic conditions and recent changes to housing policy should support an easing of these vulnerabilities over time.