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2016 Canada’s Real Estate Trends

A publication released jointly by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and The Urban Land Institute (ULI) titled “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” for Canada and the United States 2016 outlined a number of trends in the Canadian real estate market. The report highlighted a number of trends, among which are the following:

  • A stronger US dollar might drive some demand from south of the border.
  • Lower oil prices didn’t have a major impact on the real estate market.
  • Global investors continue to see Canada as a safe haven for their capital and the lower Canadian exchange rate is making it more lucrative.
  • A rising number of Canadians are choosing to rent rather than buy and it’s a trend that is expected to continue and create new opportunities across the country.
  • The full report can be downloaded by following the link: http://www.pwc.com/ca/en/real-estate/publications/pwc-emerging-trends-in-real-estate-2016-en.pdf.