Numbers boosted by apartments, Toronto condos
New data shows that just over three per cent of sales between June 10 and June 29 involved foreign buyers
The gains from soaring house prices in Toronto and Vancouver are dwarfing paycheques from even the best-paying jobs in those cities
Markets in Vancouver and Toronto remain hot, push up national averages
Those who once dismissed talk of Canada’s overheated housing market are now worried about a bubble
Why do we repeatedly fall into the trap of inflating bubbles even though history shows they always end badly? Blame your brain.
Even localized housing bubbles can have national consequences, but Canada has no regulatory body capable of addressing them
Real estate helped Vancouver’s economy outperform, yet astronomical prices will make it extremely hard to lure young, skilled workers to the city
Millennials may have to give up the dream of a single-family home
A Q&A with the Vancouver correspondent for the South China Morning Post, a keen observer of the city’s housing market and its unaffordability crisis
How China’s affection for Canada’s real estate is reshaping the nation’s housing market well beyond Vancouver
Ian Young, the Vancouver correspondent for the South China Morning Post, on why the city’s housing market is a ‘freak show.’
Excluding Canada’s two most expensive real estate markets, the national average price would be $366,950
The condo boom has seen investors pour billions into syndicated mortgages. They’re pitched as high return, low risk investments—but is that too good to be true?
Despite the weak loonie, Canada’s average house price of $478,100 is enough to snatch nice digs in many of America’s largest cities.
Greater Vancouver and Toronto markets help drive home prices up from year ago
There’s little agreement on what, if anything, should be done about foreign home buyers in Canada. Here’s what some other countries have done.