Canadian Real Estate Sales Increased in August



The latest index from the Canadian Real Estate Association shows sales of residential property in Canada rose by 2.8% in August compared to July. Sales activity in August was 11.1% more than levels reported for August last year, with figures in line with the 10 year average. Sales increased year on year in approximately two […]

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust



With hurdles to credit and lack of consumer confidence still low in the US, is Canada the investment Mecca for Baby Boomers and the monied middle class? This question has to, or at least should be, in the minds of all those looking for a stable property investment. If you Google “Canadian Real Estate Trusts”, the trail […]

Average Canadian Home Prices 2% More Than a Year Ago



According to figures just released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), the average selling price of Canadian real estate increased slightly in February compared to a year earlier. The average price of a home sold in Canada last month was $372,763, which is 2% more than February 2011. The number of real estate sales […]

Canadian Buyers of US Real Estate Snowball



With the unprecedented opportunities arising in the US markets this year, we are seeing an avalanche of Canadian buyers rushing to take advantage snap up their dream winter home in order to secure their getaway from the dreary winter months north of the border.

Canadian Real Estate Investment Way Up



In news from Canada, the real estate market there saw a 48 percent increase in commercial investment volume in 2010, to the tune of $18.9 billion. The increase was sparked by a stronger economy and “surging investor confidence,” according to CB Richard Ellis. Toronto ended 2010 with $7.4 billion in trades, up almost 4 billion, from $3.8 billion in 2009, according to the 2010 National Investment Report released yesterday by the CBRE.

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