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Oct 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Calgary and Edmonton commercial property markets see significant growth as oil sector continues to stabilize

Activity in Greater Vancouver's commercial market slows after record-setting 2016; rest of Western Canada remains relatively stable KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Both Calgary and Edmonton saw...


Sep 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Record year for Greater Vancouver commercial properties; rest of Western Canada continues to recover from oil downturn

Foreign buyer tax on Greater Vancouver homes encouraging investors to look to commercial market KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Much of Western Canada continued to experience slower market...


Apr 07, 2016, 07:00 ET Nearly 80% of millennials agree owning a home is attainable according to new RE/MAX poll

Many millennials expect help with downpayment from parents TORONTO and KELOWNA, BC, April 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian millennials are optimistic about the future, including their homeownership...


Sep 24, 2015, 09:00 ET Strong demand for Greater Vancouver commercial properties while rest of Western Canada sees sales dampened by low oil prices

Greater Vancouver has busiest quarter for sales in past five years KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - In much of Western Canada, the fall in oil prices led to slower activity in the commercial...


Oct 28, 2014, 06:00 ET Limited supply and low vacancy rates create competitive environment for commercial space in Western Canada, according to RE/MAX report

KELOWNA, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Demand for commercial real estate continues to outpace available supply in Western Canada and the GTA, according to a report released today by RE/MAX of Western Canada. ...


Apr 15, 2014, 07:00 ET RE/MAX report finds Canada's real-estate market poised for robust spring and summer

RE/MAX Spring Market Trends Report 2014 finds increased activity in local housing markets across Western Canada as winter fades and temperatures rise KELOWNA, BC, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Today RE/MAX...


Jan 28, 2014, 08:00 ET Canada's luxury home market on a clear, upward trajectory, marked by record sales in most major centres in 2013, says RE/MAX

Accelerated demand pushing five-year growth rates into double and triple-digit territory KELOWNA, BC, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Significant gains at the top end of the country's housing market continued...


Dec 11, 2013, 08:00 ET Canadian homebuyers remain undaunted in 2013, as housing sales and average price approach five-year high

Major residential real estate markets poised for further growth in 2014 KELOWNA, BC, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian consumers remained remarkably steadfast in their determination to achieve...


Oct 29, 2013, 08:00 ET Tight commercial inventory levels impede sales activity in most major Canadian real estate markets, says RE/MAX

KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - While unprecedented levels of demand have been reported for commercial real estate in key Canadian markets this year, a shortage of available product continues to...


Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET Canadian farmland values reach record levels in 2013 as demand outpaces supply in most markets, says RE/MAX

Lower commodity prices expected to have impact on farmland moving forward KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - While Canadian farmland values posted serious year-over-year increases in most rural...


Jun 25, 2013, 06:00 ET Rising confidence levels, lower values, and favourable supply spark buyer enthusiasm in Canadian recreational property markets, says RE/MAX

77 per cent of recreational markets reported stagnant starting prices or a year-over-year decline KELOWNA, BC, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Greater stability is returning to recreational markets as demand...


Apr 30, 2013, 08:00 ET After a slow start, demand for luxury homes is regaining momentum in most major centres, says RE/MAX

Six Canadian markets set records for upper-end sales in the first quarter KELOWNA, BC, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The advent of the traditional spring market is serving to narrow the year-over-year gap...


Feb 21, 2013, 08:00 ET Move-up purchasers set to increase their stake in homeownership in 2013, despite overall trend toward moderation, says RE/MAX

KELOWNA, BC, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Against a backdrop of strong equity gains and lower interest rates, move-up buyers are once again set to ramp up their role in major Canadian housing markets,...


Jan 22, 2013, 08:00 ET Canadian homebuyers more experienced, financially prudent moving forward, says RE/MAX

RE/MAX Homebuying Trends Survey identifies Canadian real estate trends for 2013 and 2014 KELOWNA, BC, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Changing market conditions have triggered a shift in the Canadian homebuyer ...


Nov 14, 2012, 08:00 ET Moderation—not correction—on tap for Canadian housing markets in 2013, says RE/MAX

KELOWNA, BC, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian real estate markets demonstrated remarkable resilience in 2012—with home sales up or on par in 65 per cent of major centres—despite considerable headwinds...


Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 ET Canadian commercial markets post strong first half of 2012, as investor enthusiasm gains momentum, says RE/MAX

KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - While residential housing sales may be slowing in some parts of the country, demand for commercial real estate continues to climb, according to a report released...


Sep 10, 2012, 08:00 ET Unprecedented demand and record prices continue to characterize the market for Canadian farmland in 2012

KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Soaring commodity values and limited supply continue to push Canadian farmland values to new heights, with price per acre now commanding top dollar in most markets ...


Jun 18, 2012, 17:53 ET Affordability factors into greater demand for recreational property in markets across the country this year, says RE/MAX

Sales of recreational product up in 70 per cent of Canadian markets examined KELOWNA, BC, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian recreational property markets have been reinvigorated, with softer values,...


May 16, 2012, 08:00 ET Luxury housing sales surge forward in most major Canadian centres in 2012, says RE/MAX

New records set in just over 60 per cent of markets in the first quarter KELOWNA, BC, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian appetite for all things luxury continues to fuel demand for high-end housing,...


Apr 17, 2012, 14:37 ET Calgary's exclusive RE/MAX Commercial Office!

RE/MAX Complete Commercial Celebrates Grand Opening CALGARY, April 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Owner; Roger Ledene, and Broker/Manager; Clark Coyston, of RE/MAX Complete Commercial are pleased to announce the...


Mar 22, 2012, 08:00 ET Homebuying activity strong out of the gate, as a more competitive market takes shape for spring 2012, says RE/MAX

KELOWNA, BC, March 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Major Canadian real estate markets continued to show exceptional resiliency throughout the first quarter of the year, with strong demand and diminished supply...


Mar 16, 2012, 07:00 ET New Real Estate Technology! Search App Adds "Live View" Augmented Reality

KELOWNA, BC, March 16, 2012 /CNW/ - First to the real estate market in Canada, RE/MAX of Western Canada is pleased to announce its new Augmented Reality feature, 'Live View' on the free RE/MAX mobile ...


Dec 07, 2010, 08:00 ET Residential values expected to climb further in 2011 as housing sales
stabilize in most major centres, says RE/MAX

KELOWNA, BC, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - Although improved economic fundamentals will have a positive impact on Canadian housing markets moving forward, the forecast for residential real estate sales remains...


Oct 05, 2010, 08:00 ET Housing market set to return to more normal levels of activity after summer
lull, says RE/MAX

Market for luxury homes remains brisk, in spite of soft summer KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - Residential real estate markets across Canada are set to return to more normal levels of activity after a...


May 20, 2010, 08:00 ET Economic recovery fuels significant upswing in sales in Canada's recreational
property markets, says RE/MAX

79 per cent of markets report upward trending in recreational sales in 2010 KELOWNA, BC, May 20 /CNW/ - Serious year-over-year gains have characterized sales in most major Canadian recreational...