Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma is the Editor-In-Chief of Canadian Real Estate Wealth and Real Estate Professional. As a journalist, he has covered Canada’s housing market for the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, National Post, and other publications, specializing in everything from market trends to mortgage and investment advice. He can be reached at [email protected]

Published Articles by Neil Sharma

Tight supply drove up home prices in August: TRREB

TRREB is reporting strong sales for the month of August and noted that tight supply conditions have driven the benchmark price of a home in the region up by 17.4% compared to the same month last year.

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Real estate industry responds to federal parties

Unsurprisingly, housing has been a hot issue during the federal election campaign, and the real estate industry hasn’t been shy about chiming in.

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Office leasing improved in Q2: Morguard

Although still early, activity in the office sector has been positive. In Q2, private sector office tenants started making long-term premises decisions, demand for sublease space, especially if furnished, increased for the first time in a y ...

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Condo demand slated to explode

Canadian home sales have tapered off their Q1 peak but that doesn’t mean every segment of the market has softened. As the buying frenzy has subsided, the condo market is seeing an increase.

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Mortgage professionals finding ways around refinance backlog

Good mortgage brokers leverage strong relationships with their lending partners to get their clients’ files moved to the front of the line. Here's what Certified Mortgage Brokers Toronto does.

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New condo launches next to Niagara Falls

Riverwalk Niagara will be a five-storey, 51-unit condominium with unit sizes ranging from 700-1,600 sq ft in Chippawa, ON, just 4 km away from the Falls and directly across the street from family-favourite Kingsbridge Park.

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Land scarcity fosters creativity among industrial developers

Orion is building Pacific Corporate Centre and Coastal Heights Distribution Centre which could be the last of their size in the region due to land demand, and "low lands".

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Look out for multifamily listings in Hamilton this fall

Sandy MacKay, founder and CEO of MacKay Realty Network, says that Hamilton does indeed have a lot of multifamily properties with anywhere from two to five units that could be market-bound.

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Be wary of taxes in cottage estate planning

“For a cottage owner, regardless of how they want to pass it along—as a gift or putting it in a trust—there will be tax implications for the owner because this is a capital asset."

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Boomers still expected to be major players in housing market

"The boomer generation appears to have no intention of slowing down," said Phil Soper, president and CEO of Royal LePage. Here's what's expected from the boomer generation in Ontario, Quebec, and BC.

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