Finding an investment property can be difficult in uncertain housing market conditions. Housing affordability issues and new mortgage rules have blocked some Canadians from becoming homeowners and resulted in a housing shortage in several areas of the country. The Huffington Post reported that the GTA population has risen by 100,000 in the past year, and...

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019  Largest retreat for a February outside of recession In February the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM was down 0.4% from the previous month.[1] Except for the recession year of 2009, it was the largest February decline in 19 years of index history. Indexes lost ground in nine of the 11 metropolitan markets of...

The Teranet Market Insights Report is trusted by real estate professionals to share insightful analysis into the Ontario housing market — and the March 2019 edition is no exception. The latest Market Insights Report dives into a topic that has been front of mind for many in the mortgage industry: the B-20 Guideline, or mortgage...

February 19, 2019
Has a lack of property survey ever delayed your deal from closing? If so, you’re not alone. A property survey can be immensely important — even more important than the deed, say some. While not all lenders require property surveys, if you are dealing with one who does you know that it’s necessary. But what...

Weakness Concentrated in the West

Author: GeoWarehouse
February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019  Weakness concentrated in the West In January the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM was down 0.1% from the previous month.[1] It was the fifth consecutive month without a rise, the longest such run since March 2013, and was notable for marked retreats in the three largest markets of Western Canada: Edmonton (−0.8%), Calgary (−0.5%)...

We regret to announce that the February 12, 2019 Teranet Market Insights Forum has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions. The safety of our guests and speakers is of utmost importance to us, which is why we are re-scheduling the February 12 forum. The event has been moved to Friday, March 29 at the...

February 11, 2019
Valentine’s Day is almost here, the most romantic time of year — using you’re flying solo. If you’re alone, there’s no need to feel sad. Why not take your date in a different direction — say, to the office? It’s possible that your love of real estate has been dwindling lately. With tougher market conditions,...

Real estate professionals, the Teranet Market Insights Forum on February 12, 2019 is almost full. Don’t miss your chance to attend and receive exclusive insights into the Canadian housing market. Details: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MaRS Discovery District 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario Speakers Stéfane Marion Chief Economist and Strategist...

In the final quarter of 2018, Canadian housing affordability worsened for a 14th consecutive quarter, found economic research from the National Bank Housing Affordability Monitor. Using data from the Teranet-National Bank House Price Index, National Bank Deputy Chief Economist Matthieu Arseneau and Economist Kyle Dahms released a quarterly report on January 24, 2019 analyzing the...

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. And nowhere is that truer than the Canadian real estate market. With the industry becoming increasingly competitive, sales professionals need resources that keep them in-the-know. In order to stand out, you need information that empowers you to make decisions. There are two real estate resources every sales professional...

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