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Montreal real estate brokers opt out of national MLS in favour of Quebec listings website

December 16th, 2013

Montreal real estate brokers opt out of national MLS in favour of Quebec listings website

The Canadian Real Estate Association’s popular Realtor.ca website — widely known as the MLS — will no longer list Montreal homes for sale.

The Greater Montreal Real Estate Board said Dec. 13 its brokers had voted in favour of separating from CREA.

Starting Jan. 1, Montreal brokers will be able t ...

Canadian housing sales showing ‘surprising’ resiliency

December 16th, 2013
 

Canadian housing sales showing ‘surprising’ resiliency


Housing sales dipped slightly in November but the expected decline that was supposed to follow consumers rushing to purchase in the fall has failed to materialize.

The Canadian Real Estate Association said sales last month dropped 0.1% from October on a seasonally adjusted basis while actual activity was up 5.9% in No ...

Realtor.ca to lose Montreal listings

December 14th, 2013
 

Realtor.ca to lose Montreal listings

MONTREAL — The Canadian Real Estate Association’s popular Realtor.ca website — widely known as the MLS — will no longer list Montreal homes for sale.

The Greater Montreal Real Estate Board said Friday its brokers have voted in favour of separating from CREA.

Starting Jan. 1, Montreal brokers will only be able to list homes for sale on Centr ...

Canadian real estate most overvalued in world, study says Prices as much as 60% too high, according to Deutsche Bank

December 12th, 2013

Canadian real estate most overvalued in world, study says

Prices as much as 60% too high, according to Deutsche Bank

Real estate prices in Canada are the most overvalued in the world, according to a new study from Deutsche Bank, which estimates homes in the country are valued 60 per cent too high.

Some economists here have crunched their own numbers and come up with results similar ...