This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Prices Expected To Drop Double-Digits & Gov Limits Its Exposure

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada Quietly Changed Its First-Time Home Buyer Program To Limit Its Losses Canada is lowering taxpayer exposure to the First-Time Home Buyer Initiative. The program sees the government buy a share of your home, helping to drive payments lower. Canada would […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate’s Laundering Problem and Population Growth Won’t Protect Prices

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Has A Money Laundering and Fraud Problem: Intelligence Report Canadian real estate is an excellent tool for money laundering, according to CISC. The Canadian intelligence agency published a report on how organized crime launders. They found organized crime engaged […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canada’s Immigrants Are Unhappy With Real Estate and Central Banks See Odds of A Correction Rising

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Recent Immigrants Are Unhappy With Housing After Real Estate Prices Soar Canada’s built a brand as a welcoming immigration hub but recent immigrants disagree. A new study from Stat Can shows how Canadians of various demographics felt about housing in 2018. […]

New Zealand Further Targets Real Estate Speculators By Eliminating More Tax Incentives

New Zealand property investors will see another tax advantage disappear soon. On Tuesday, the Government of New Zealand revealed they’ll limit mortgage interest deductions. The plan goes into effect October 1 and is hoping to lower the incentive to speculate with housing. This measure follows a series of actions to discourage speculators. The government says […]