Pension funds flock to apartment buildings

Rental rush: pension funds flock to apartment buildings After the financial crisis battered the U.S. economy in 2008 and 2009, the real estate investing team at Quebec’s public-sector pension manager noticed an interesting trend in its portfolio of holdings. The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec owned a group of apartment buildings in New […]

Back to the fall market…

Toronto house-price slump ends with September rise Greater Toronto home prices jumped in September as buyers appeared to put an end to a slump that began in the spring with government measures to cool a scorching real-estate market. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) said the average GTA home sold for $775,546 in September, up […]

CRA going after condo flippers with court orders….

A Federal Court judge has approved at least one court order that will require a British Columbia developer to turn over information to tax officials about people who bought and flipped condo units before or during construction. And several similar applications are under way, reflecting the federal government’s efforts to crack down on potential tax […]