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The Impact of Canada’s Changing Immigration Policy: An Interview with Mikal Skuterud

This week, John and I engage in a lively discussion with economist Mikal Skuterud about Canada's changing migration landscape, challenging some common myths, assessing impacts on...

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The Federal Government Knew High Immigration Could Impact Housing Costs

Why did our federal government ignore the warnings if the impact of Canada’s high population growth on housing was so obvious?

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How Should We Really Track Our Housing Needs & Results?

This week on the Move Smartly show - why aren't the 'big' numbers in housing as well known as other economic figures we follow religiously like GDP and inflation targets?

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Things Are Going to Be Tough for Canada’s Economy: An Interview with Robert Kavcic

An expert look at Canada’s economy to get some insight into how the broader macroeconomic trends might impact Canada’s housing market in the months ahead.

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Are Cities Responsible for Canada's Housing Crisis?

For many at the federal level, it's convenient to blame cities for "gate-keeping" and "NIMBY" policies that prevent more housing from being built - is this fair?

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Why Are Some Mortgage Rates Going Down - An Interview with Rob McLister

A mortgage specialist helps us better understand the headlines that tell us where rates are now - and where rates might be going next.

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What the Data Says About Canada’s Housing Market Now & Next: An Interview with Ben Rabidoux

A data specialist helps us better understand the many factors that tell us where the market is now - and might be going next.

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How Canada’s Immigration Policies are Driving Up Housing Prices

It's time to assess Canada's immigration policies honestly, for the benefit of all Canadians, new and existing.
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Financial Stress is Building for Canadians

Why this holiday season is unprecedented for reasons beyond this Christmas weekend's 'weather bomb.'

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How Do Canadian Home Prices Compare Globally?

The numbers show that Canada's home prices standout amongst comparable countries.

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Could Home Prices Fall 20% This Year?

Once again, a leading Canadian authority is sounding the alarm - are they right?

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Will Canadian Real Estate Finally Slow Down in 2022?

Experts discuss what's ahead and whether 2022 could bring a more balanced market. 

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Are 'Regular Home Buyers' A Thing Of The Past in Toronto and Vancouver?

Why are we are seeing such a huge increase in those wanting to invest instead of live in our homes?

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Toronto & Vancouver Real Estate is 'Insanely Competitive' Right Now

Here is what these experts think you can expect for the fall market in Canada.

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What Our Leaders Won't Say About Housing

As Canada heads into an election this fall, here's a closer look at two policy areas that need to be better linked to tackle housing affordability.

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How Does the Canada Federal Budget Impact Home Buyers & Sellers?

While the federal budget won't make homes more affordable in Canada, average buyers and sellers won't be impacted by policy-induced market shocks either.

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What Should the Government Do About Canada's Overheating Real Estate Market?

Ahead of this Monday's Federal Budget, John Pasalis shares his views on what our politicians should do to make Canadian homes more affordable.

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Why Relaxing the Mortgage Stress Test Won't Impact Toronto (Too) Much

John Pasalis, President of Realosophy Realty, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss needed changes to Canada's mortgage stress tests - and why it is unlikely to make a big impact on the...

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Analyzing Canada's Housing Market: East Strengthens, West Weakens

Why are house prices sliding in the West of Canada, while the East returns to growth, with the Toronto Area's York Region leading the way?

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A Trade War Would Push Down Our Mortgage Rates, But Don’t Wish for It

A trade war with the U.S. would likely impact mortgage borrowers in Canada - in more ways than you might think.

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Will More Job Losses Delay the Bank of Canada’s Next Interest Rate-Hike?

Last Friday Statistics Canada confirmed that our economy lost an estimated 7,500 jobs in May, which was a much worse result than the 23,500 job gain the consensus had been...

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ZooCasa – Canadian Home Search With Smarts

John in Real Estate Trends

There’s a new way to search for houses online in Canada, and it’s not Realtor.ca.

Zoocasa, a Canadian real estate search site backed by Rogers...

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