Tag: crea

Lower Home Prices

House prices expected to drop in 2017

By: igill

Canadian realtors are forecasting a price drop across Canada for the first time since 2008. They blame the new mortgage regulations brought in by the federal government in the last quarter of 2016.

news

Canadian economy gets rosy news

By: The Super Broker

The Canadian economy experienced some good news recently when the International Monetary Fund proclaimed that their outlook for the country was better than expected. “Our outlook for the Canadian economy is a relatively rosy one,” said Roberto Cardarelli, mission chief for the IMF in Canada. The IMF’s outlook includes growth for the economy during the …

CREA

Sales decline but prices hold steady

By: The Super Broker

While home sales may be on the decline across Canada, home prices remain steady, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.

CREA

Fiery Canadian housing market rapidly cools, fastest drop in home sales since 2010

By: The Super Broker

Remember those government housing rules created in July by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to cool the hotter-than-hot housing market down and prevent that supposed bubble from bursting and ruining everybody’s lives?

Housing market

Canadian housing market slowing, but remains the envy of the world

By: The Super Broker

After what seems like years of increasing home sales and low mortgage rates, could it be that the Canadian housing market is finally slowing down?

The Canadian Real Estate Association

Home sales up, but one expert warns of possible collapse

By: The Super Broker

Existing home sales in Canada inched up in April, piggybacking on the Toronto and Calgary markets, which handily outpaced to rest of the country, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.

CREA

CREA releases updated resale housing forecast

By: The Super Broker

The Canadian Real Estate Association recently updated its quarterly forecast for home sales activity and extended it through the next year.

Interest rates

Canadian home sales activity increases 1.2 percent in October

By: The Super Broker

Fueled by continued low mortgage rates, Canadian home sales activity rose 1.2 percent in October from the previous month, keeping in line with the 10-year average for year-to-date sales.

CREA

Real estate boards unhappy with CREA's increasing fees, business model

By: The Super Broker

Canadians have recently expressed desire to only pay for select real estate agent services when buying or selling a home, but now the agents are engaging in a similar battle.

CREA

Real estate boards battling to limit available housing information

By: The Super Broker

With the age of information in full effect, prospective home buyers are increasingly interested in obtaining housing data on their own, instead of completely relying on a Realtor.

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