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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Condo owners survey adds to understanding of investor activity

Condo owners survey adds to understanding of investor activity

The second Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Condominium Owners Report focused on the most “accessible” group of real estate investors, ordinary homeowners who live in the city where they own one or two properties. In this case, the city is either Toronto or Vancouver. The survey shows that just under one in six condo… Continue Reading

Realtors better be social media savvy to reach Gen Y home buyers

Realtors better be social media savvy to reach Gen Y home buyers

Given their enormous economic clout, estimated at as much as $700 billion in spending power in the US, it’s not surprising that the millennial generation, also known as Generation Y, is so studied and scrutinized. Everybody, especially every marketer, wants to know what the millennials think, like, prefer, believe, assume, reject, as well as how… Continue Reading

Household debt no worry, we’re managing: Fraser Institute

Household debt no worry, we’re managing: Fraser Institute

Canadians, it seems, are constantly being beaten up by economists, bankers and government ministers, as well as scared by “alarmist” headlines, for the large, even irresponsible, amount of consumer debt we carry. Do we deserve the beating? Not according to the Fraser Institute. Its latest research bulletin states that there is “little evidence” that Canadians… Continue Reading

Home sales, prices up in most cities in April: CREA

Home sales, prices up in most cities in April: CREA

Fixer-uppers with plaster falling from the living room ceiling and a musty odour receiving thirteen offers before selling for $181,000 above the asking price. Architect-designed condos being scooped up by bully bidders with pre-emptive offers a quarter of a million dollars over asking. It sounds like business as usual in the Toronto real estate market… Continue Reading

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