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Home ownership getting less affordable in Canada

May 29th, 2012

Home ownership getting less affordable in Canada

  May 29, 2012 – 8:07 AM ET

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In Vancouver, RBC estimates the combined cost of mortgage payments, utilities and property taxes rose 3.1 percentage points to 88.9% on income.

Céline Dion’s home tops Quebec real-estate chart

May 26th, 2012

Céline Dion’s home tops Quebec real-estate chart

Entertainer Céline Dion and her husband René Angélil have listed their Montreal-area mansion for nearly $29.7 million

This stone mansion was custom-built in 2001 by Celine Dion and her family. Located on a private island measuring over 830,000 sq ft, this grand estate is being sold turn-key with almost all its contents.
 

This stone mansion was custom-built in 2001 by Celine Dion and her family. Located on a private island measuring over 830,000 sq ft, this grand estate is being sold turn-key with almost all its contents.

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Canadian Real Estate Value Increases in April

May 26th, 2012

Canadian Real Estate Value Increases in April

 

Toronto leads price increase up 5.2 per cent year over year in April while Vancouver sees slower growth

 A Vancouver home

Government not tracking removal of cancer-causing asbestos from federal buildings

May 21st, 2012

Government not tracking removal of cancer-causing asbestos from federal buildings

A small chunk of chrysotile asbestos mined in Quebec. The cancer-causing mineral can be found in 318 federal government buildings across the country.
 

A small chunk of chrysotile asbestos mined in Quebec. The cancer-causing mineral can be found in 318 federal government buildings across the country.

Photograph by: Dario Ayala , The Gazette

OTTAWA — The federal government says it doesn't actively keep track of pro ...

Top Montreal executives face charges in real-estate corruption probe

May 21st, 2012

Top Montreal executives face charges in real-estate corruption probe

Frank Zampino was close to Mayor G&#233;rald Tremblay in 2005, when this shot was taken, but his ties to the Faubourg Contrecoeur project led to his arrest on a range of criminal charges early Thursday, May 17, 2012.
 

Frank Zampino was close to Mayor Gérald Tremblay in 2005, when this shot was taken, but his ties to the Faubourg Contrecoeur project led to his arrest on a range of criminal charges early Thursday, May 17, 2012.

Photograph by: Marie-France Coallier , Gazette files

MONTREAL — Fr ...

Calgary real estate sales growth leads country

May 18th, 2012

Calgary real estate sales growth leads country

 

Calgary&#8217;s housing market has been extremely busy.
 

Calgary’s housing market has been extremely busy.

Photograph by: Ted Jacob , Calgary Herald

Calgary is poised to regain its place as Canada's hottest housing market after new data showed the city last month had the country's highest year over year MLS sales growth.

The Canadian Real Estate Associati ...

Vancouver is a drag on Canadian real estate, says Canadian Real Estate Association

May 18th, 2012

Vancouver is a drag on Canadian real estate, says Canadian Real Estate Association

 

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Vancouver is engulfed in fog on a winter's day in 2011. Photo by Wayne Leidenfrost, PNG

April 2012: Many MLS® Sales Records Set in Montréal Metropolitan Area

May 17th, 2012
April 2012: Many MLS® Sales Records Set in Montréal Metropolitan Area

Île-des-Sœurs, May 8, 2012 – Residential MLS® sales in the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) increased by 16 per cent in April 2012 compared to April 2011, according to the Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB). This was the eleventh consecutive monthly increase in sales, and the second best result for a month of ...

Demand for high-priced homes up across Canada, real estate sales firm says

May 17th, 2012

Demand for high-priced homes up across Canada, real estate sales firm says

MISSISSAUGA — Demand for high-priced housing was strong in most Canadian markets in the first months of this year, with records set in 10 of the 16 markets tracked by Re/Max.

Vancouver was one of the six markets where the luxury market has cooled off after an especially hot period last year, but demand in T ...

Five Musts Before You List Your Home

May 17th, 2012
Five Musts Before You List Your Home

Deciding to list your home for sale is a momentous time. It means you will be moving on to a new stage of life, no matter if you’re moving up or sizing down. Take a moment to look over these tips for what every seller should do before they put their home on the market.

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