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The Canadian real estate market has now entered its third year of record-breaking sales, with more than 580,000 sold and purchased within the first ten months of 2021. These figures greatly surpassed the more than 552,423 homes sold in the whole of 2020. As the market rages forward, with yet any ...
04/01/2022
The impact of the pandemic has caused a surge in interprovincial migration over the last few years, and some younger Canadians are leaving the dazzling hustle and bustle of popular cities such as Vancouver and Toronto behind. While large metropolitan areas have been one of the most prominent plac...
03/31/2022
House hunters all across Canada have slowly been migrating outwards, leaving the busy and overcrowded cities behind - seeking a more relaxed, and ultimately cheaper solution. Across the world, not just here, the housing market has been in a frenzy throughout most of 2020 and 2021.  While governme...
01/05/2022
2021’s final quarter is coming at a time when many in the real estate business are wondering if normal even means anything any more to the real estate cycle. That being said, there are signs that the sustained seller’s market that has continued for over a year could be softening, according to Hom...
11/22/2021
 When it comes to real estate investing, there are two main questions would-be investors should ask: Will I be able to rent this property out quickly and at market rent, and will I be able to make a profit from rising home prices when I decide to sell it? Policygenius looked at data from Zillow a...
11/05/2021
The Supreme Court has weighed in on one of the lawsuits involving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. However, it didn't move the case forward much, as the court remanded the case back to the lower court for additional rulings.         Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreIn the meantime, the ...
07/20/2021
Before our eyes, the “last battle” of the bitcoin bears is taking place. If the current dump is indeed limited to $31,300, then many big players will assume that the previous dump to $28,900 has really bottomed out. We will see an urgent signal for bulk purchasing.Earlier this week I noted that t...
07/06/2021
Real estate investment trusts offer an excellent way to get into real estate by investing in several properties instead of just one or two. REITs can be less risky, and they make it easy to invest in real estate because they are traded on stock exchanges.But how do you know which REITs would make...
03/12/2021
If you have money to invest, you may be looking at a variety of options for how to do it. Forex and real estate are two solid options with varying benefits and challenges. If you're choosing between them, you should learn about each market and how you can benefit or face issues from either of the...
01/28/2021
Many people enjoy visiting Las Vegas or other places with casinos because they want to try their luck. But what do casinos mean for real estate prices? If a casino moves into the neighborhood, it will change the entire dynamic of the real estate market. Real estate could decline in price There ar...
01/08/2021
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