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Beware of Fraudulant Agent

December 17th, 2014

RECA brings court-ordered injunction against fake agent

by REP17 Dec 2014

Condominium bill passed

December 12th, 2014

Province passes Condominium Act

by CREB

Alberta’s Condominium Property Amendment Act was officially passed this week, brining over 50 amendments that will enhance consumer protection and create stronger governance within the condominium sector.

New bill is a win for consumers and the real estate industry

December 11th, 2014

CREB® supports   Condominium Property Amendment Act

New bill is a win for consumers and the   real estate industry


  CREB® supports the provincial government in tabling the Condominium Property   Amendment Act this week and bringing over 50 amendments for enhanced consumer   protection and stronger governance within the condominium industry. In   particular, the new Act will ...

News on the speculated interest hike in REP magazine

December 11th, 2014
 by Jamie Henry10 Dec 2014

The prediction of a rate hike in 2015 is likely to push first-time homebuyers into the market, according to a new report, as Millennial buyers aim to secure a low rate before the Bank of Canada ends its one per cent run.

 
The annual Housing Market Outlookreleased by Re/Max this morning forecasts an increase to mortgage rates as early as May 2015. The Bank of Canada al ...

Oil prices and Calgary's housing market

December 10th, 2014
Housing market expected to be stable in 2015

by CREB on December 10, 2014                    
                

While the recent drop in oil prices has caused speculation about implications for the housing sector, stable conditions are expected given current forecasts for employment and migration.

“While employment and migration are expected to support housing demand, estimates coul ...