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When will the Vancouver real estate bubble burst, if at all?

Vancouver received a top 10 ranking in a global assessment of the worst real estate housing bubbles in the world. It seems Vancouver is currently in a questionable spot.

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Mortgage rate forecast: Canada on track for higher rates in 2022

Mortgage interest rates are a huge factor in a real estate investment and can take some work (and some luck) to ensure you get the best interest rate available to you.

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Study estimates over 1,340,000 empty homes in Canada

A study released this week found that in Canada in 2020, there were up to 1,340,364 vacant homes, comprising 8.7% of all homes in the country.

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What is the average down payment on a house in Canada and how much should you pay?

The amount of the house you're acquiring will determine what your down payment should be. Here are the minimum and maximum requirements in Canada.

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Toronto vacancy rate still recovering after Q1 peak

It seems that the rate of vacancies has begun to stabilize, though it’s still at a relatively elevated level compared to the pre-pandemic urban rental market.

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Why you shouldn’t ignore rural real estate opportunities: lifestyle benefits and sound investments

More and more people are turning to rural properties for their lifestyle and investment opportunities. This Brantford realtor explains why you should too.

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Is the Canadian housing market overvalued?

Wondering what an overvalued housing market could mean for Canadians and investors? It isn't all doom and gloom, but it's important to understand what can happen.

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Immigration is key to a healthy construction industry

For decades, we have counted on trades from other countries to bring their skills and expertise to help build our homes and infrastructure.

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US Land Border reopening presents investment opportunities for returning Canadians

The US-Canadian land border is finally set to reopen on Nov 8th, spurring many snowbirds to once again make plans to head south.

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How much does new home construction cost in Canada?

For many people, building their own homes is a solution to help them get exactly what they want. While it is totally viable option, it is a very different process than buying a resale home.

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Calgary market remained strong in Q3 and investors are taking notice

Despite a marked slowdown from the hectic first half of the year, Calgary has no shortage of activity in its residential market.

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Vancouver empty homes tax explained

The empty homes tax is a yearly tax applied to any homes or properties in the Vancouver area that are left unoccupied for more than six months in a given tax year.

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OLEA offers new opportunities for Canadian investors in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory, comprising three islands in the western Caribbean, located 475 miles southwest of Miami.

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