June 2011 - Posts

22 June 2011
May Sales Statistics for the Columbia Valley
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22 June 2011
Canadian vs U.S. Real Estate Markets
Monday, 20 June 2011 - Editorial Team, PropertyWire.com When sizing up Canadian markets alongside their U.S. counterparts we often hear that what's happening south of the border is sure to make its way north. Given that approach, there has been a Read More...
20 June 2011
Carney Predicts Moderation for Housing Market
Vancouver, BC - June 15,2011 Having weathered the recent recession fairly with only a few bumps and bruises, but nothing long-lasting for the housing market, moderation is in the forecast, according to Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of Canada, Read More...
20 June 2011
No rate hikes for 2011?
A recent report from TD Economics has just pushed back forecasts for interest rate hikes during 2011. Many economists, TD included, believed that interest rates would begin to climb in mid-2011. However, economists have adjusted their earlier report in Read More...
16 June 2011
BC Home Sales Edge Lower in May
Vancouver, BC - June 15, 2011. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential unit sales in the Kootenay area declined 19.7 per cent to 167 units in May compared to the same month Read More...
03 June 2011
Variable Rate or Fixed? Canadians Unsure
TORONTO , June 2, 2011 After another reprieve from the Bank of Canada for an interest rate rise, there is much talk amongst Canadians about whether or not variable rate or fixed rate mortgages are the way to go. CIBC recently conducted a poll which indicated Read More...