A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

Tuesday Jan 4th, 2022

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Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that led to a record number of home sales and a historically-high rate of appreciation, as prices soared by a national average of 19.9% year over year, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.1 There were signs in the second quarter that the red-hot housing market was beginning to simmer down. In June, the pace of sales slowed while the average sales price dipped 5.5% below the... [read more]

5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really Headed

Tuesday Aug 3rd, 2021

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Man and women holding a key and walking towards a house.

In a July release, the Canadian Real Estate Association reported that home sales had fallen for three months in a row after reaching an all-time high in March.1 So could one of the world’s hottest real estate markets finally be headed for a downturn? We wouldn’t bet on it. That’s because even though sales have slowed, it was still the strongest June on record—and 13% higher than last year.1 "Don't be fooled — this is still an extremely strong level... [read more]

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