Two Real Estate Stories in the News for Monday, February 20th, 2018
Big family, tiny space: Canadians are increasingly embracing small living
Skyrocketing real estate and rental markets across much of the country have some families choosing small spaces over suburban sprawl — and finding unexpected benefits.
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Is the Canadian housing market on the right path in 2018, or is it in for a bumpy road? Experts weigh in
Last week, the Canadian Real Estate Association released the January sales numbers the whole industry had been waiting for — and things didn’t look so great. National home sales fell 14.5 percent from December, making it the worst January for home sales in three years.
While the stat may seem like bad news for the Canadian housing market, economists have different takes on where the market could be headed in the coming months, and why. For a big-picture look at what 2018 has in store for Canada’s real estate market, BuzzBuzzNews has rounded up the best of this week’s commentary on what comes next.
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