Royal LePage Fourth Quarter Housing Market Trends Seal 2017 as ‘the Year of the Condo’

Fourth Quarter Housing Market Trends Seal 2017 as ‘the Year of the Condo’  Condominiums appreciate at the fastest rate of all housing types studied in the Royal LePage National House Price Composite Peak Millennials, immigration and inter-provincial migration fueling housing demand in Ontario and British Columbia Effects of Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions’ […]

New OSFI Stress Test Set to Limit National Home Price Appreciation to 4.9% in 2018

December 13, 2017  Impact of new stress test expected to be contained to first half of 2018 for most major markets Still risk of high price appreciation in Greater Toronto Area and Greater Vancouver as chance of market correction fades Compounding policies could have unintended consequences for struggling housing markets TORONTO, December 13, 2017 – According […]

Largest Cohort of Millennials Changing Canadian Real Estate, Despite Constraints of Affordability and Mortgage Regulation

August 17, 2017 ‘Peak Millennials’ (aged 25 to 30) to create strong wave of demand National survey shows while the peak millennial dream to own property is very strong, challenges to homeownership vary across the country The number of 25-30 year olds is set to grow again TORONTO, August 17, 2017 – According to the Royal […]

Royal LePage Housing Survey July 2017

Canada’s Residential Real Estate Market Makes the Move to Moderation in the Second Quarter of 2017 July 13, 2017 With recoveries underway in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, home prices rise in the majority of metropolitan areas nationwide  Greater Toronto Area witnesses temporary slowdown in sales activity as the Ontario Fair Housing Plan takes effect  TORONTO, […]

Alasdair Douglas’ January 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

  Home buyers in Kitchener-Waterloo continue to struggle with low inventory and intense competition for properties while seller’s can’t believe how easy it is to sell their home! Read below for the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors January Press Release. KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (February 2, 2017) ––The number of residential sales in January through the Multiple Listing […]

Royal LePage Housing Survey & 2017 Forecast

Moving Away from the Regional Extremes of Real Estate Feast and Famine January 12, 2017 National home price appreciation experiences significant growth in the fourth quarter of 2016  Greater Vancouver projected to see a home price correction in 2017, while double-digit price appreciation expected to continue in the Greater Toronto Area TORONTO January 12, 2017 – […]

262 Shakespeare Drive in Waterloo, For Sale for $769,900.

262 Shakespeare Drive in Waterloo is a tudor style, 2473 sq ft home in the prestigious and desirable Old Beechwood neighbourhood. Pleasingly situated on a large picturesque lot surrounded by mature trees this home surely has curb appeal! From the welcoming front porch you enter the spacious and inviting front hall with a private office/den […]