Real Estate

RBC ‘Closely Monitoring’ Vancouver, Toronto Housing Markets

Royal Bank of Canada earned $2.895 billion of net income in its third quarter, up 17 percent from a year ago. (The Canadian Press/Eduardo Lima)
Royal Bank of Canada earned $2.895 billion of net income in its third quarter, up 17 percent from a year ago. (The Canadian Press/Eduardo Lima)

TORONTO—Royal Bank CEO David McKay says the lender is “closely monitoring” the real estate markets in Vancouver and Toronto, where home prices have been climbing...


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    The Classic Battle: London Versus New York

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    Excesses of Global Super-Rich Elbowing Out London’s Aristocracy

    LONDON—Where rattling horse-drawn carriages once ferried dukes and earls home on summer nights, now squealing golden Ferraris catapult their flashy owners past crowds of tourists wielding... Read more

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    Australian Couple Raffling Tropical Island Resort for $36 a Ticket

    An Australian couple is raffling their tropical island resort and scuba diving business, after living there for more than two decades. One lucky winner will... Read more

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    Imperial Village Community: Creating a Vibrant and Quality Lifestyle

    It’s easy to see that the master-planned Imperial Village community will indeed be fit for royalty—or anybody else wishing to embrace a vibrant and enriching... Read more

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    Life Is a Carnival

    Just ask the scores of smiling people who’ve already taken a spin on the new Pride of Canada Carousel that’s destined to become the focal... Read more

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    Can New York Benefit From Brexit?

    After Brexit, London may no longer be a popular city for Chinese and Middle Eastern billionaires who seek to park their wealth in penthouses. Especially in... Read more

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    Kleinburg Crown Estates: A Collection of Elegant, Executive Homes

    In this white hot market with sellers demanding a king’s ransom for even the most nondescript house, it’s good to know a marquee project like... Read more

  • Rendering of Museum Flats, a condominium project underway in the GTA. (Courtesy Castlepoint Numa Inc.)

    Museum Flats Condos: GTA City Living With an Active Family Lifestyle

    Toronto’s Junction Triangle is in the middle of dramatic, sweeping changes and the new Museum Flats condominium project is leading the way. Imagine a village... Read more

  • Aleksandra Scepanovic, founder and managing director of Ideals Properties Group, at her office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on June 9, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    How a Serbian War Journalist Became a Successful Entrepreneur in New York

    NEW YORK—What are the most inspiring success stories? Maybe entrepreneurs who had humble beginnings or quirky jobs inspire us the most. Serbian entrepreneur Aleksandra Scepanovic... Read more

  • Rendering of The Kennedy Condos, a multi-towered project in Toronto. (Courtesy of Kennedy Condos)

    The Kennedy Condos: A Multi-Towered Project With Urban Luxury

    With one discriminating gaze around the elegant sales pavilion of the city’s latest building venture, The Kennedys Condos, it’s confirmed the multi-tower project will be... Read more

  • A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Sky High: NYC ‘Trophy Apartment’ Could List for $250 Million

    NEW YORK—Billionaires’ Row. That’s what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are... Read more

  • A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    New York Apartment for Sale: $250 Million

    It’s common knowledge that a window view of New York’s Central Park saps a hefty premium from your account. Still, one development company recently redefined what... Read more

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    CentreCourt Can’t Get Enough of Downtown East

    CentreCourt Developments is gearing up to launch its next project, a high-rise condo at 411 Church St., a block north of Carlton Street and across... Read more

  • Rendering of Graywood Developments latest condo project Scoop. (Courtesy of Graywood Developments)

    Scoop Will Bring New Vitality to St. Clair West

    Graywood Developments knows St. Clair Avenue West well, having several years back built a stacked townhouse community on St. Clair at Weston Road. So when... Read more

  • Brad J. Lamb, president of Brad J. Lamb Realty & Lamb Development Corp. (Courtesy of Lamb Development Corp.)

    Lamb: Toronto Market ‘The Best It’s Ever Been’

    Brad J. Lamb found inspiration for his latest Toronto condo project, James—a slender 18-storey tower proposed for Richmond Street just west of Spadina Avenue—during a... Read more

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    Zuckerberg to Bulldoze Homes Worth $30 Million Around His House for ‘Privacy’ Reasons

    In 2013, Mark Zuckerberg purchased the four homes surrounding his own in Palo Alto, worth $30 million in total, for privacy purposes.  New city planning papers... Read more

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