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  1. Real Estate industry trends indicators of the overall health of the economy in 2021

    Real Estate Statistics: The Latest Trends in the Housing Market (2021) Matthew Speakmanother The housing market has significant importance for the broader economy, accounting for 17.5% of the U.S. GDP in 2020. 4.2% of the GDP impact is the spending on construction. The other 13.3% includes other spendings on homes such as rent, utilities, and […]

  2. Growth in condo market share across the Canadian real estate market in 2021

    Canadian Real Estate Report: 2021 Housing Impacts to Condo Sector RE/MAX Staffother  Staggering gains in detached housing values have sent condominium sales soaring throughout the first eight months of 2021 in major Canadian real estate markets, according to a new report by RE/MAX Canada The RE/MAX Canada 2021 Condominium Report, which examines trends and developments […]

  3. CREA and RECO issued a notice about steering to over 93,000 real estate agents

    Real estate agents caught on hidden camera breaking the law, steering buyers from low-commission homes Tiffany Foxcroftother  A CBC Marketplace investigation has found that some real estate agents are breaking the law by steering unwitting buyers away from low-commission homes.  Posing as homebuyers and sellers, Marketplace tested if real estate agents are engaging in this […]

  4. Canadians hoping to enter the housing market to homeownership for qualified first-time buyers

    Can the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive be salvaged? Fergal McAlindenother It remains to be seen whether proposed tweaks can revive the much-maligned federal program  On paper, it seemed a welcome break for Canadians hoping to enter the housing market: a federal incentive program aimed at reducing the monthly mortgage burden and easing the passage to […]

  5. Discover in Surrey the New Bristol Estate transforming its neighborhood includes 6.27 acre property

    New Bristol Estates in Surrey includes over 2,000 homes Peter Meisznerother The owners of Bristol Estates in Surrey are planning a major redevelopment of the low-rise rental apartment complex, with towers up 48 storeys and over 2,000 new homes.ZGF Architects is working on the concept for the redevelopment, tentatively called “Landmark Bristol.” A rezoning application […]

  6. Be vigilant on the growing threat of cybercrime in Real Estate industry

    The growing threat of cybercrime in the mortgage industry Fergal McAlindenother  Cybercrime figures released by Statistics Canada at the end of July made for sobering reading, revealing that the number of cybercrime incidents in the country have ballooned dramatically in recent years. The agency said the police had reported over 63,000 instances of cybercrime in […]

  7. Land Assemblies and Orphan Lots in Metro Vancouver

    Douglas Todd: Vancouver land assemblies come with a range of difficulties Douglas ToddThe Vancouver Sun Opinion: Land assemblies are expanding amid debate — not only over homeowners who don’t want to sell The detached house looks almost comical — a drab Vancouver Special sitting forlornly on an overgrown lot, squeezed between two under-construction apartment buildings. […]

  8. Metro Vancouver new construction completions ramained stable despite of curveballs the pandemic

    Vancouver new construction completions hold steady Michelle McNallyLivabl  Despite all of the curveballs the pandemic has thrown at the real estate industry, new home construction completions in Metro Vancouver have remained stable according to new insights from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. In the board’s recently-published Q3-2021 Housing Overview, economist Keith Stewart stated […]

  9. Experience the luxurious and premier entertainment destination hotel in Vancouver

    Checking In: Parq and Play Andrew McCredieThe Vancouver Sun With two hotels, a casino and access to BC Place, this downtown Vancouver property is ideal for a sporting staycation Game On! That was the predominant vibe in and around the JW Marriott hotel a couple of hours before the Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off against Los […]

  10. Generate real estate leads to a steady string in the business industry in the future

    How to generate more real estate leads REM StaffREM One thing seasoned pros and newbies in our industry have in common is that they are always on the lookout for fresh prospects. Having a lead generation plan is crucial to thrive in real estate. A portion of your leads will likely come from your sphere […]