You can find the usual interest rate stuff with some quick Google ninja searches.
This list is more a set of resources that hopefully really raise the bar in your real estate mastery and are designed around getting a handle on how the Canadian economy works.
Let’s get busy…
1. Real Estate Appreciation Data & Trends: Here’s one of the best places to get historical appreciation rates for the year, trends and predictions of the next year’s appreciation for residential real estate. This is a free resource available to all of us: CMHC’s Housing Now Reports. You can get them for Canada, by Province or even by major city. These are also the reports journalists use to write articles about real estate in all the major papers.
Want to Know Where Mortgage Professionals & The Media Get Their Smarts? Mortgage Professionals Canada does a solid job of mortgage data gathering.
For the very latest reports visit: https://mortgageproscan.ca/membership/resources/mortgage-journal
10. Best Blog to Keep You Thinking Outside Of The Box and not always focused on Real Estate. You need balance right? The Blog of Tim Ferriss, it seems to be losing a bit of its pizazz but there’s more good information about life, health, cash and travel in there than any other blog we’ve come across. Pick up his pick while you’re at it, 4-Hour Work Week, fun read.
11. Want to keep track of “Social Media” but don’t know where to start? Just follow our friend Scott Stratten. He’s the Canadian Twitter Jedi Master and a good guy. Reach out to him and let him know we said Hello. One of the few guys who really understands the power of your own unique voice in the social media world.