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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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LUMBER PRICES ARE FALLING, BUT HOUSING AFFORDABILITY REMAINS AN ISSUE.

With interest rates reaching historic lows in a persistent seller’s market, the new-home construction industry is facing a test of successfully balancing supply and demand.   In the premiere episode of the interactive series “Keepin’ It Real with Nick Bailey,” RE/MAX President Nick Bailey and two guests explore all sides of the new-home construction market.…

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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…

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Christmas Crafts.

This Christmas, so many traditions have needed to change because of Covid-19. Why not change up your Christmas crafting projects with one of 2020s most sought-after household staple, the coveted toilet paper roll! Here are a few craft ideas for Christmas decorations using the toilet paper roll! The first task on a traditional Advent calendar…

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Yard maintenance.

As the weather starts to cool down, you’ll need to start to think about your fall yard maintenance. We’ve created this important checklist to guide you through. Clean out the garden beds.It’s a clever idea to clean out your garden beds in preparation for the winter. Rake out any debris, fallen plant matter, and weeds.…