Tag Archives: Canadian Real Estate

Foreign Investment in Vancouver Housing Market

According to a recent survey undertaken by the Vancouver Foundation, a whopping 3 out of 4 Vancouverites agree that there is “too much foreign ownership of real estate” in the city. A further panel discussion took place at the Djavad … Continue reading

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Sales Down in the Fraser Valley

While across the country sales of homes are up by 2.5 percent from February to March, the Fraser Valley is facing lower sales.  In many places lower prices are spurring more sales. Prices are down about 0.5 percent across the … Continue reading

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Canadian Lending Practices under the Microscope

According to recent reports, Canadian lending practices are causing some concern amongst officials.  Some banks seem to have loosened their lending practices, a process which is being deemed an ‘emerging risk’ by the nation’s regulator. While Canada’s banks and other … Continue reading

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Provincial Real Estate Prices Decline

According to the latest reports, Canada’s housing market is slowing down.  However unlike the tragedy that hit the U.S. market with the subprime mortgage crisis that begun in 2008, Canada’s market decline is much less catastrophic. In Vancouver however, some … Continue reading

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Canadian House Sales Pick Up Steam

While homes for sale in Vancouver are leveling off, in other areas of the country they have picked up steam.  This upward trend has been particularly noticeable in the Toronto area. Existing house sales in Canada faced three months of … Continue reading

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Vancouver Real Estate Demand Continues to Rise

According to the most recent date, the continued surge in Vancouver real estate sales is a bit of an anomaly, at least with regards to the rest of the country.  While the sale of homes up for resale across the … Continue reading

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