Viewpoint – Expert perspectives for investing professionals

Discover Equiton’s insights on key trends and developments in the private real-estate industry.


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The ever-widening imbalance between Canadian housing supply and demand has the potential to evolve into a generational issue. [..]

2024 Rental Market Outlook picture

The purpose-built rental market in Canada broke new ground in 2023. Rental vacancy rates fell to a 35-year low, according to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) latest report [..]

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In the year ahead, many of the key challenges that defined Canadian real estate in 2023 can be expected to continue to drive headwinds for the industry at large. […]

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Private Canadian multi-residential apartments could represent a timely addition to client portfolios. In times of high interest rates and inflation, investors can turn to the asset class for its ability to achieve consistently higher total returns than Canadian bonds and equities […]

White Papers & Guides

The First Home Savings Account (FHSA) is a new registered investment plan with a medium- to long-term investment horizon designed to help Canadians purchase a first home [..]

Market Commentary

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Throughout the first quarter of 2024, Canadian real estate navigated interest rate uncertainty, a slower economy, and stabilizing inflation as anticipation built for a potential rebound in the market.  [..]

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It was an undeniably challenging year in Canadian real estate. High interest rates in particular impacted transaction volume, borrowing costs, and housing starts through the introduction of rate uncertainty [..]