Canadian new home prices continue to climb

According to Statistics Canada, the New Housing Price Index (NHPI) in rose 0.2 percent in June, following a 0.1 percent increase in May. This continued a...

Learn about commercial estimating

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) is offering a webinar on the topic of commercial estimating that is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, at 1:00...

U.S. existing home sales highest in three years

Existing-home sales are at the highest pace since November 2009 when the market spiked to 5.44 million in response to the home buyer tax...

CMA awards now open

The Cabinet Makers Association is now accepting entries for its 2013 Wood Diamond Awards, which recognize excellence in projects submitted by North American cabinet...

IWF 2016 to be largest since 2008

The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) has announced the 2016 edition in Atlanta, Ga., is nearly sold out, say show organizers. Nearly 1,000 exhibitors have contracted...

Canadian home sales show highest growth since 2010

According to BMO senior economist Robert Kavcic, the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association show that the Canadian housing market remains balanced...

Canadian housing starts set for quick rebound

OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) expects housing starts to regain momentum in the later part of the year and/or into...

Canadians confident in real estate

Canadian consumer confidence remains steady largely as a result of the real-estate sector, according to the latest Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index. The index...

We’re number two

Canada ranks second in an international survey asking people about the influence individual countries have in the world. Germany ranks first. The view of...

The February building permits report

Statistics Canada has come out with its latest report on building permits in Canada. The report includes the following: Building permits totalled $6.0 billion in February,...