Real Estate In The News

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Our weekly wrap-up of the real estate news stories you’ll find interesting.

DEUTSCHE BANK: ‘Canada Is In Serious Trouble’ –
With household debt to income increasing and the mortgage credit market slowing Deutsche Bank’s chief international economist Torsten Sløk says that “Canada is in serious trouble” and provides several charts to back-up his claim.

Part-time real estate agents and disclosure –
There is a proportion of eal estate agents that are not full-time real estate salespeople. Do they have a duty and obligation to disclose this information to a prospective client? This article answers the question of disclosure.

Get ready for interest rate shock in 2015 –
2015 expectations about the interest rate continues to show signs that a rise in rates in inevitable but, many analysts feel that the U.S. Federal Reserve will make the first move before the Bank of Canada raises domestic rates.
Also see “Five Factors That Will Drive canadian Mortgage Rates in 2015”

Toronto Real Estate Board Housing Market Charts December 2014 –
TREB releases December 2014 housing market charts. Compare sales data since 2011.