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Saskatoon has strongest housing resale market in Canada

Written by Marc on June 5th, 2007 with no comments

According to the semi-annual Metro Monitor published by CIBC World Markets, Saskatoon has the strongest housing resale market in Canada.  In fact, according to their report, both Saskatoon and Regina are sixth and seventh rated cities based on economic momentum. 

The labor market in Saskatoon is also the strongest in the country, with Saskatoon posting the greatest percentage increase in employment numbers in the country.

What does this mean to a real estate investor or entrepreneur?

One word: opportunity.  With more people buying real estate, it is a good market for flipping homes.  According to sales in the MLS (multiple listing service), the average home price in May was $233,197 CDN compared to $220,682 CDN just one month ago.  …

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Canadian real estate reports

Written by Marc on May 1st, 2007 with no comments

Whether you are from Canada or not, and you are looking into investing in real estate here, you need quality information in front of you.  Perhaps you are not familiar with the housing prices in Saskatoon or how much a retirement condominium will cost you in Victoria.

Royal LePage is a great resource whether you are an investor or just looking for your next home.  They publish a quarterly report about Canadian housing prices.  This can be invaluable information that can help you decide what cities in Canada would fit in your price range for investment properties. 

There is also some detail on the estimated property taxes as well as the monthly rental rate you could expect.  They cover …

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Online Real Estate Listings in Canada

Written by Marc on March 8th, 2007 with no comments

If you are looking for online resources to find homes for sale in Canada, or real estate for sale in Saskatoon (my home town), you should take a look at the following sites:

  1. Multiple listing service
    Here you can find residential homes for sale in Canada. They show the price, some pictures, and also provide you with contact information regarding the realtor in charge of marketing the propery. It is a good place to start.
  2. Canadian Commercial Property Listings
    Here you can find commercial real estate properties such as appartments, businesses, commercial buildings and office space. Just like, they provide some details, price, and contact information for the realtor of the property.
  3. Sask Houses
    You can find homes for …

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