Thursday, February 21, 2019

Housing Market

Alberta politicians take aim at mortgage stress test

Alberta politicians at both the provincial and municipal level have recently spoken out against Canada’s mortgage stress test. First, United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney...

The reality of real estate investment trusts (REITs)

If you have millions of dollars to invest, amassing multiple real estate properties is not a problem. If you aren’t named Buffett or Gates,...

Secondary suites make homeownership more affordable for cash-strapped buyers

Homes with secondary suites have been a hot topic in Calgary for years, but their appeal for homebuyers looking to generate extra revenue is...

January 2019: New year kicks off with slow sales

As economic challenges linger into 2019, housing markets remain on a sluggish pace. January sales totalled 804 units, 16 per cent below last year and...

Interesting insights: Experts weigh in on the potential for interest rate...

Robert Hogue - senior economist, RBC “We expect the Bank (of Canada) is going to raise the overnight rate a couple of times. More recently,...

Highlights from the CREB® 2019 Calgary Economic & Housing Outlook

2019 Forecast Summary The challenging economic climate in Calgary is expected to persist into 2019. While there was some evidence of stabilization in the energy...

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