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Has the Canadian Real Estate Market Peaked?

In recent months, the consensus has been that the Canadian real estate market may have reached its peak. Some markets continue to enjoy record-breaking gains. Still, the broad-based trends spotlight a crucial development: the sector may be returning to some semblance of normalcy during these uncertain times. Will this finally give young Canadians hope that they can attain the…

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Canadian Housing Market Needs Supply, Not Taxes, Blanket Policies or Promises.

It should come as no surprise that affordability in the Canadian housing market has become a key issue in the upcoming federal election. According to a recent RE/MAX report, 42 per cent of Canadians said the high cost of housing was preventing them from entering the housing market, and 48 per cent shared concerns over their ability to…

Maintaining a property requires a certain amount of care. Without it, the structure may sustain damage, even if the exterior looks like it is in good general condition. There are many reasons that homeowners may have a second property. Many people deliberately choose to make the purchase, for use as a vacation home or investment…

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Canadian Real Estate Industry at a Critical Crossroads.

Stakes in Canadian real estate have never been higher. Industry professionalism needed to restore buyer and seller confidence. Particularly for buyers engaged in the Canadian real estate market, the transaction is filled with mounting complexities and undeniable frustrations – most specifically, the lack of transparency in under-market-value listing strategies within an already expensive market, and…

Home buyer competition intensifies across Metro Vancouver’s housing market

Competition amongst home buyers is putting upward pressure on home prices across Metro Vancouver’s* housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,727 in February 2021, a 73.3 per cent increase from the 2,150 sales recorded in February 2020, and a 56 per cent…

Home buyer demand remains elevated across Metro Vancouver

In the first month of 2021, Metro Vancouver’s housing market continued the pattern set at the end of last year with home sale activity outpacing the supply of homes listed for sale. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,389 in January 2021, a 52.1…

Metro Vancouver housing market shows resilience in 2020.

Strong December activity brought Metro Vancouver’s* 2020 home sales total in line with the region’s long-term annual average. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 30,944 in 2020, a 22.1 per cent increase from the 25,351 sales recorded in 2019, and a 25.7 per cent…

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RE/MAX TOPS ALL REAL ESTATE FRANCHISE BRANDS IN FRANCHISE TIMES TOP 200.

For the 12th straight year, RE/MAX ranks as the No. 1 real estate franchise brand in the annual Franchise Times Top 200 list, based on global sales. The honor reinforces the enduring quality behind the RE/MAX brand name. Coming in at No. 16, RE/MAX joins household names such as McDonald’s, 7-Eleven and Taco Bell at the top…

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RE/MAX TOPS ALL REAL ESTATE FRANCHISE BRANDS IN FRANCHISE TIMES TOP 200.

For the 12th straight year, RE/MAX ranks as the No. 1 real estate franchise brand in the annual Franchise Times Top 200 list, based on global sales. The honor reinforces the enduring quality behind the RE/MAX brand name. Coming in at No. 16, RE/MAX joins household names such as McDonald’s, 7-Eleven and Taco Bell at the top…