Market Trends

Cabin and cottage trends in Canada

Cabin & Cottage Trends Across Canada

Recreational housing market shows strong gains Strong economy, demographics and the affordability squeeze in large urban centres driving demand A new survey of RE/MAX brokers and agents has found that recreational properties across Canada are seeing a healthy year-over-year price... Read More
mortgage rules impacting loans

Feds ease up on tough mortgage rules

The mortgage rules aren’t as tough today as they were one week ago, thanks to the Bank of Canada’s decision to lower its five-year benchmark qualifying rate to 5.19 per cent. This marks the first downward move since September 2016,…

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REMAX Home Value Estimator tool home page

RE/MAX Launches New Home Value Estimator

RE/MAX is pleased to announce the launch of its new Home Value Estimator in Canada, in partnership with Teranet and now available to consumers on REMAX.ca. “Today’s homebuyers and sellers are savvier than ever, and most do their own research before reaching out…

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Bank of Canada interest rate announcement

Bank of Canada makes its latest interest rate announcement

In its latest interest rate announcement, the Bank of Canada is maintaining its overnight interest rate target at 1.75%, marking its sixth straight decision to hold steady, since raising it last October. The Bank justified its decision citing an improving... Read More
renovation to yield the best return on investment

Is a Renovation Worth the Return on Investment? Consumers think so.

One of your objectives as a homebuyer – and ultimately, a home seller – is to achieve the highest return on investment. A hot property value boils down to a number of factors, such as location, proximity to public transit,…

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