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Dr. John Andrew

John has been Director of the Executive Seminars on Corporate and Investment Real Estate since its creation by Queen's University in 2004. Since 2000 he has been a professor in the Queen`s School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP), where he teaches commercial real estate to graduate students. He also teaches real estate management in the Queen's School of Business and environmental policy in the School of Environmental Studies.

In 2013, John established the Queen's Real Estate Roundtable (Q25; http://www.queensu.ca/q25), a unique and not-for-profit commercial real estate industry group focused on executive development, applied research and senior-level networking. Membership is by invitation only, and is limited to a maximum of 25 companies from across the commercial real estate sector. In addition to its other activities, the Q25 offers a number of events each year, including the three Executive Seminars on Corporate and Investment Real Estate.

John carries out research and consults to the commercial real estate sector on strategic planning, environmental issues, financial analysis, urban planning and conflict management; and is a frequent speaker and media commentator on these issues. He has served as an expert witness on real estate issues in commercial civil litigation and labour law. He is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Council of Gerson Lehrman Group, the world's leading expert referral network.

John holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Planning from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Science from The University of Western Ontario. He is a Registered Professional Planner (Ontario) and a Full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP). He holds a Canadian Private Pilot License, and has been an active recreational pilot for nearly 30 years.

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Dr. John Andrew in the Media

John is a frequent commentator on commercial real estate, residential real estate and urban planning issues in national and local (Canada and U.S.) newspapers; on national television (including BNN, CTV, CTV News Channel, CBC and Global); and on CBC Radio. The following are selections from January 2013 to March 2015, in reverse chronological order:

Quoted in "Housing squeeze leads many young families to opt for condo living." CBC.ca. Chris Brown. March 27, 2015. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/housing-squeeze-leads-many-young-families-to-opt-for-condo-living-1.3008231

Interviewed on CBC Television's "The National" re. the choice families are increasingly making between single-family homes and condos. March 27, 2015. http://www.cbc.ca/.../TV+Shows/The+National/ID/2661088862/

Quoted in "Do real estate agents really make $1,000 an hour?". Garry Marr, National Post. March 25, 2015. http://business.financialpost.com/2015/03/25/do-real-estate-agents-really-make-1000-an-hour/

Quoted in "Micro condos: Since when did living in a shoebox become the property-owning dream?" Melissa Dunne. Metronews.ca. March 5, 2015. http://metronews.ca/voices/opinion/1303782/micro-condos-since-when-did-living-in-a-shoebox-become-the-property-owning-dream/

Quoted in "Sturdy as a house of cards? A look at Canada's property boom." Jamie Sturgeon. Global News.ca March 3, 2015. http://globalnews.ca/news/1860605/sturdy-as-a-house-of-cards-a-look-at-canadas-property-boom/

Interviewed on CTV Calgary about the Calgary housing market. March 2, 2015. http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/mobile/calgary-housing-takes-a-hit-1.2260816

Quoted in "Hudson's Bay teams with RioCan, Simon Property on ventures valued at $4.2-billion." The Globe and Mail. Marina Strauss. February 26, 2015. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/hudsons-bay-simon-property-form-venture-valued-at-18-billion/article23194925/

Interviewed on CTV Calgary re. the Calgary housing market. February 9, 2015. http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=548018

Quoted in Carolyn Ireland. "Calgary's real estate market sinks, but Toronto's big spenders out in force."

The Globe and Mail. February 5, 2015. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/new-year-brings-out-real-estates-big-spenders/article22799436/

Quoted in "Interest rate cut will ‘keep the real estate party going'." By Jennifer Paterson. Canadian Real Estate Wealth. January 27, 2015. http://www.canadianrealestatemagazine.ca/news/interest-rate-cut-will-keep-the-real-estate-party-going-187506.aspx

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the impact on real estate of the Bank of Canada lowering its benchmark interest rate. January 21, 2015.

Interviewed on CTV News Channel (Calgary) re.the impact on real estate of the Bank of Canada lowering its benchmark interest rate. January 21, 2015. http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/is-calgary-s-condo-market-cooling-down-1.2199837

Quoted in "Slumping oil mixes the signals of where market is headed." Carolyn Ireland. The Globe and Mail. January 15, 2015. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/slumping-oil-mixes-the-signals-of-where-market-is-headed/article22457963/

Interviewed on CBC Radio's "The World at Six." (national) re. the likely impact of falling oil prices on home values. January 14, 2015. http://podcast.cbc.ca/w6/worldatsix.mp3

Quoted in "Calgary Real Estate Board predicts housing sales to drop in 2015." Kyle Bakx.cbc.ca January 14, 2015. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-real-estate-board-predicts-housing-sales-to-drop-in-2015-1.2900481

Interviewed on CKWS News (Kingston) re. an RBC forecast that real estate values will decline by up to 15%. January 5, 2015.

Quoted in "Foreign Condo Owners Are Scarce in Vancouver and Toronto." Greg Quinn, Bloomberg News. December 17, 2014. http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NGOIUO6TTDSW01-3VLGDSTOU1SC8SV3EC93EMNSOM

Quoted in "Foreign Condo Owners Are Scarce in Vancouver and Toronto." Greg Quinn, Bloomberg News. December 17, 2014. http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/886880?type=Bloomberg

Quoted in "Foreign Condo Owners Are Scarce in Vancouver and Toronto." Greg Quinn, Bloomberg News. December 16, 2014. http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NGOIUO6TTDSW01-3VLGDSTOU1SC8SV3EC93EMNSOM

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the Bank of Canada's study finding that Canadian residential real estate is overvalued by 10 to 30 percent. December 11, 2014.

Interviewed re. more people living in downtown areas in Canada, for the CBC Radio's business report on "Ontario Morning." October 29, 2014 and on other programs across Canada.

Quoted in "The top 4 things people pay more to live near." Gail Johnson. Yahoo Canada Finance. September 16, 2014. https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/blogs/pay-day-/the-top-4-things-people-pay-more-to-live-near-134111452.html

Quoted in "A Slow Build." Vanessa Lu. The Toronto Star. September 15, 2014. http://www.thestar.com/business/2014/09/15/a_slow_build.html

Quoted in "Low mortgage rates will continue to fuel Toronto home sales." Carolyn Ireland. The Globe and Mail. September 12, 2014. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/low-mortgate-rates-will-continue-to-fuel-toronto-home-sales/article20532184/#dashboard/follows/

Quoted in "Canada's housing market among most overvalued in the world: Economist." By Brenda Bouw. Yahoo Canada Finance. September 2, 2014. https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/blogs/balance-sheet/canadas-housing-market-among-most-overvalued-in-the-183022085.html

Quoted in "Canada house prices expected to rise further, fuelling fears of meltdown." Any Bararia. National Post. August 29, 2014. http://business.financialpost.com/2014/08/29/canada-house-prices-expected-to-rise-further-fuelling-fears-of-meltdown/

Interviewed on CKWS Television, Kingston re. July housing sales and price statistics in Kingston and Canada. August 15, 2014. http://www.ckwstv.com/2014/08/15/kingstons-housing-market-remains-strong/

Quoted in "There are lots of reason why high-end properties are available for rent and even more reasons why some people rent instead of buying a home." By Burt Dowsett. London Free Press. August 6, 2014. http://www.lfpress.com/2014/08/06/there-are-lots-of-reason-why-high-end-properties-are-available-for-rent-and-even-more-reasons-why-some-people-rent-instead-of-buying-a-home.

Quoted in "Mortgage rules may be tighter for the self-employed, but options remain." By Romina Maurino. July 14. 2014. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/mortgages/mortgage-rules-may-be-tighter-for-the-self-employed-but-options-remain/article19547942/#dashboard/follows/

Quoted in "Worried about getting a mortgage? Rules may be tighter but options remain." By Romina Maurino. In the Hamilton Spectator, St. John's Telegram and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. July 11. 2014. http://www.thespec.com/news-story/4629527-worried-about-getting-a-mortgage-rules-may-be-tighter-but-options-remain/

Quoted in "Options abound despite tighter mortgage rules" in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, Cape Breton Post, Whitehorse Daily Star and a number of other Canadian Press newspapers. July 10, 2014.

Interviewed on CBC National News re. buyers financing second homes. July 7, 2014.

Interviewed on CBC Radio News re. buyers financing second homes. July 7, 2014.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the Canadian housing market. July 7, 2014. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=393777.

Quoted in "Reading Toronto's real estate market is no easy task." Carolyn Ireland. The Globe and Mail. June 20, 2014. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/reading-torontos-real-estate-market-is-no-easy-task/article19236176/#dashboard/follows/

Quoted in "Canada's hot housing market shows signs of slowing." Susan Pigg. Toronto Star. June 17, 2014. http://www.thestar.com/business/real_estate/2014/06/16/canadas_hot_housing
_market_shows_signs_of_slowing.html

Interviewed on CBC Television's "The National" evening news re. the decision to rent versus own your own home. June 16, 2014. http://t.co/ItW9Zk93Ko

Quoted in "Scotiabank joins wave: mortgage rates slide downward." Romina Maurino. Vancouver Sun. May 28, 2014. http://www.vancouversun.com/business/mortgages/Scotiabank+joins
+wave+mortgage+rates+slided+downward/9886203/story.html

Quoted in "Scotiabank cuts fixed 5-year mortgage rate to 2.97 - lowest among the big banks." Romina Maurino. Financial Post. May 28, 2014. http://business.financialpost.com/2014/05/28/scotiabank-cuts-fixed-5-year-mortgage-rate-to-2-97-lowest-among-the-big-banks/

Quoted in "Scotiabank lowers its fixed five-year mortgage rate to 2.97 percent." Romina Maurino. Waterloo Record. May 28, 2014. http://www.therecord.com/news-story/4545000-scotiabank-lowers-its-fixed-five-year-mortgage-rate-to-2-97-per-cent/

Quoted in "Scotiabank lowers its fixed five-year mortgage rate to 2.97 per cent." Romina Maurino. Edmonton Journal. May 28, 2014. http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Scotiabank+lowers+fixed
+fiveyear+mortgage+rate+cent/9884518/story.html

Quoted in "Scotiabank lowers its fixed five-year mortgage rate to 2.97 per cent." Romina Maurino. CTV News website. May 28, 2014. http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/scotiabank-lowers-its-fixed-five-year-mortgage-rate-to-2-97-per-cent-1.1841942

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the latest RBC Housing Affordability report. May 27, 2014.

Mentioned in a story on Business News Network (television) about the importance of real estate location. May 23, 2014.

Interviewed live on CKNW Radio, Vancouver about the local and national housing markets. May 18, 2014.

Quoted in "Average house price rises 7.6% to $409,708 in Canada." CBC News (Business). By Pete Evans. May 15, 2014. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/average-house-price-rises-7-6-to-409-708-in-canada-1.2643843

Quoted in "April home sales up from March, but down from a year ago: CREA." CP24.com. Canadian Press. May 15, 2014. http://www.cp24.com/news/april-home-sales-up-from-march-but-down-from-a-year-ago-crea-1.1823058

Quoted in "April home sales point to lacklustre spring." Global news website. May 15, 2014. http://globalnews.ca/news/1333390/april-home-sales-point-to-lacklustre-spring/

Quoted in "April home sales up from March, but down from year ago, CREA says." CTV Winnipeg news Website. May 15, 2014. http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/april-home-sales-up-from-march-but-down-from-year-ago-crea-says-1.1823269#ixzz32wLAS5aR

Quoted in "April home sales up from March, but down from year ago, CREA says." Vancouver Province. May 15, 2014. http://www.theprovince.com/business
/April+home+sales+from+March+down+from+year+CREA+says/9841891/
story.html

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. Royal LePage monthly report about real estate prices. April 8, 2014.

Quoted in "Holes in housing market data have economists worried. " Tara Perkins. The Globe and Mail. April 4, 2014. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/housing/dangers-lurk-in-dearth-of-solid-housing-market-data-economist-warns/article17786461/#dashboard/follows/

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. record low mortgage rates and the real estate markets. March 28, 2014. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=315152

Interviewed on CBC Radio re. re. record low mortgage rates. March 28, 2014.

Interviewed on CBC Television's "The National" re. re. record low mortgage rates. March 27, 2014.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. record low mortgage rates. March 27, 2014. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=314645

Quoted in "CPPIB ventures into China's volatile housing market with $250-million investment in biggest home builder." Financial Post. Barbara Shecter. March 26, 2014. http://business.financialpost.com/2014/03/25/cppib-to-invest-250-million-in-chinas-biggest-home-builder/

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. latest statistics on housing markets released today by Canadian Real Estate Association. March 17, 2014. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=308849

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. report by RBC that its housing affordability index improved slightly at the end of 2013, but with a warning for the near future. February 25, 2014.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. reports by TD Bank and IMF that Canadian home prices are 10% overvalued. February 3, 2014.

Quoted in "Canadian House Prices Buoyed in 2013 by Rebound of Toronto, Vancouver Markets." Toronto Star. Susan Pigg. January 15, 2014. http://www.thestar.com/
business/real_estate/2014/01/14/canadian_house_prices_buoyed_in_2013
_by_rebound_of_toronto_vancouver_markets.html

 

Interviewed on CBC Radio (across Canada) re. latest CREA housing market stats. January 15, 2014.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. latest CREA housing market stats. January 15, 2014. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=274714 .


Interviewed live on CBC News Network re. latest CREA housing market stats. January 15, 2014.

Interviewed on CBC Television's "The National" re. latest CREA housing market stats. January 15, 2014. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/average-canadian-house-price-up-10-to-389-119-1.2497324

Quoted in "MLS loss triggers separation anxiety." Montreal Gazette. Allison Lampert. December 19, 2013.  http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/loss
+triggers+separation+anxiety/9302589/story.html

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. CMHC annual report on housing in Canada. December 18, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=262654

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. Deutche Bank report that home prices in Canada are 60% overvalued. December 12, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1058536

Published "Should the federal government intervene further in the housing market?". Blog on GlobalNews.ca December 11, 2013. http://globalnews.ca/news/1023065/should-the-federal-government-intervene-further-in-the-housing-market/

Quoted in "With Toronto buyers tight-fisted, condo builders pick their targets" Carolyn Ireland. The Globe and Mail. November 15, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/with-toronto-buyers-tight-fisted-condo-builders-pick-their-targets/article15435957/#dashboard/follows/

Interviewed on CKWS Television re. re. CMHC quarterly forecast on Kingston housing markets. November 1, 2013.

Queen's October 23 executive real estate seminar "Investing in Accommodation Real Estate" mentioned in "Bloordale? Eglinton West? Little India? Long Branch?" Carolyn Ireland. The Globe and Mail. November 1, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/bloordale-long-branch-where-are-torontos-next-hot-neighbourhoods/article15183565/

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. CMHC quarterly forecast on Canadian housing markets. October 31, 2013.

Quoted in "Hot Housing Market Expected to Cool Through Winter." Toronto Star. Susan Pigg. October 16, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/business/real_estate/2013/10/16/hot_housing_market
_expected_to_cool_through_winter.html

Quoted in "Hot Market Set for a Cool-Down." Mississauga News. Susan Pigg. October 16, 2013.  http://www.mississauga.com/news-story/4157901-hot-market-set-for-a-cool-down/

Mentioned by Pattie Lovett-Reid in a real estate story (I did for research for) on Canada AM (CTV) September 26, 2013. http://lnkd.in/bTnRyAp 

Quoted in "The ‘Shack' Is Sold." The Globe and Mail. Carolyn Ireland. September 13, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/210-sqft-toronto-home-sells-for-165000---and-sorry-no-bathroom/article14272205/
#dashboard/follows/

Quoted in the Kingston Whig-Standard re. Statistics Canada's release of data on home ownership and shelter costs in Canada. September 12, 2013. http://www.thewhig.com/2013/09/11/survey-gives-a-glimpse-into-housing-income

Interviewed on Global TV's National News re. Statistics Canada's release of data on home ownership and shelter costs in Canada. September 11, 2013.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. Statistics Canada's release of data on home ownership and shelter costs in Canada. September 11, 2013.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the Toronto condo market. September 6, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=997993

Interviewed on "The National." CBC Television. Re. Canadian real estate markets. September 5, 2013.

Interviewed live on 10 CBC Radio stations across Canada re. the impact of rising mortgage rates on housing markets. August 23, 2013.

Interviewed on CBC Radio re. Re/Max being taken public in an IPO. August 19, 2013.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the Toronto condo market. August 9, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.810401

Quoted in "Global heavyweight throws down the gauntlet" Tara Perkins, The Globe & Mail. June 18, 2013. https://secure.globeadvisor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/
gam/20130618/SRPROPJLLMAINATL

Interviewed on CBC Radio One's "The Current" re. homeownership trends and affordability. June 11, 2013. http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/The+Current/ID/2390710248/

Quoted in "Canada Home Price Plunge Seen Averted in Data Amid Low Rates." Theophilos Argitis and Greg Quinn. The Washington Post. June 5, 2013. http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-MNX3566S972J01-3QJ420OVMNNRMAC1A2Q8P205VS

Quoted in "Canada Home Price Plunge Seen Averted in Data Amid Low Rates." Theophilos Argitis and Greg Quinn. Bloomberg Business Week. June 5, 2013. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-06-05/toronto-home-sales-fall-3-dot-4-percent-in-may-from-year-ago-as-prices-rise

Quoted in "How Canada's housing downturn threatens to shake up real estate commissions." Tara Perkins. The Globe and Mail. May 25, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/housing/how-canadas-housing-downturn-threatens-to-shake-up-real-estate-commissions/article12146703/

Quoted in "Loblaw releases more details of REIT." Toronto Star. May 24, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/business/2013/05/24/loblaw_releases_more_details
_of_reit.html

Quoted in "Slowdown? Nearly half of Canadian home owners eager to buy property." Roma Luciw. The Globe and Mail. May 22, 2013. http://m.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/mortgages/slowdown-nearly-half-of-canadian-home-owners-eager-to-buy-property/article12049307/
?service=mobile

Quoted in "Rogers launches enhanced realty search site." Susan Pigg. Toronto Star. May 22, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/business/real_estate/2013/05/22/
rogers_launches_enhanced_realty_search_site.html

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the new figures for sales volumes and prices of homes in Canada. May 15, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=927068

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the Toronto condo market. May 10, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=924023

Quoted in "Canadian Tire plans $3.5 billion REIT amid rise in revenue, profit." Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew. Toronto Star. May 10, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/
business/2013/05/09/canadian_tire_to_offer_shares_in_new_35_billion_reit.html

Quoted in "When it comes to location, what do home buyers value most?" Roma Luciw. The Globe and Mail. May 9, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/home-cents/when-it-comes-to-location-what-do-home-buyers-value-most/article11817537/

Quoted in "Wet, cold month leaves home-sellers looking for ray of sunshine." Susan Pigg. Toronto Star. May 2, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/business/real_estate/
2013/05/02/wet_cold_month_leaves_homesellers_looking_for_ray_of_sunshine.html

Interviewed on Radio Canada television re. the impact of wind turbines on property values. April 30, 2013. http://www.radio-canada.ca/widgets/mediaconsole/medianet/6679148

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. a survey of potential first time home-buyers. April 9, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=901881

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. declining home sales in Toronto and Vancouver. April 5, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=899533

Quoted in "Ottawa may further dampen mortgage market." Dana Flavelle. Toronto Star. April 2, 2013 http://www.thestar.com/business/economy/2013/04/02/
ottawa_may_further_dampen_mortgage_market.html

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. a recent survey saying that fewer people plan on buying a home in the next two years. March 26, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.810401

Interviewed on CBC Radio across Canada re. the federal budget reducing the availability of bulk insurance for mortgage lenders. March 25, 2013.

Quoted in Maclean's magazine. March 25, 2013.

Quoted in "Bottoming out in Canada." By Tony Liaw. The Hong Kong Standard. March 21, 2013. http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=16
&art_id=132195&sid=39277021 &con_type=3&fc=7

Quoted in Edmonton Journal. March 20, 2013. "Manulife pulls rate after federal push." By Gordon Isfeld. http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/
Manulife+pulls+rate+after+federal+push/8123433/story.html

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel's "Power Play" re. the Minister of Finance pressuring Manulife to pull its low-rate mortgage. March 20, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/ctv-news-channel/power-play-with-don-martin

Interviewed live on BNN re. the Minister of Finance pressuring Manulife to pull its low-rate mortgage. March 20, 2013. http://watch.bnn.ca/#clip888498

Quote on CBC Radio's Business Desk report. re. the Minister of Finance pressuring Manulife to pull its low-rate mortgage. March 20, 2013.

Quoted in "Finding a mortgage has never been easier." By Garry Marr. The Vancouver Province. March 20, 2013. http://www.theprovince.com/business/
mortgages/Finding+mortgage+never+been+easier/8120842/story.html

Quoted in "Flaherty blasted for pressuring Manulife to pull low-rate mortgage." By Gordon Isfeld. Financial Post. March 19, 2013. http://business.financialpost.com/
2013/03/19/manulife-pulls-low-rate-mortgage-offer-after-pressure-from-ottawa/?__lsa=b36e-b4e6
 

Quoted in "Manulife Pulls Mortgage Rate Offer After Flaherty Asks." By Doug Alexander. Bloomberg News. March 19, 2013. http://www.bloomberg.com/
news/2013-03-19/manulife-withdraws-mortgage-rate-offer-after-flaherty-complaint.html

Quoted in "Canada Housing Bust Sees Sales Tumble; So Why Are Prices Still So High?" By Sunny Freeman. Huffington Post Canada. March 15, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/03/15/canada-housing-market-crea_n_2878386.html

Quoted in "Finding a mortgage has never been easier." Garry Marr. Vancouver Sun. March 14, 2013. http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Finding+mortgage+never
+been+easier/8088318/story.html
Also in the Calgary Herald.

Quoted in "Mortgage shopping has never been easier — so what's stopping you?" Garry Marr. The Financial Post. March 13, 2013. http://business.financialpost
.com/2013/03/13/mortgage-shopping-has-never-been-easier-so-whats-stopping-you/?__lsa=9db7-3a71

Quoted in "TD report balances gloomy housing predictions" Canadian Real Estate Wealth. By http://canadianrealestatemagazine.ca/news/item/1559-td-report-balances-gloomy-housing-predictions.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. homes sales and prices and mortgage rates. March 5, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=878021

Interviewed on CBC radio's national business report, aired across Canada re. the responsibilities of mortgage lenders. March 5, 2013.

Quoted in "'We don't want… low-ball offers': CMHC firm on hiding foreclosure information from buyers." Garry Marr. Financial Post. March 1, 2013. http://business.financialpost.com/2013/02/28/we-dont-want-low-ball-offers-cmhc-firm-on-hiding-foreclosure-information-from-buyers/?__lsa=5834-7ae5

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. CMHC pressuring real estate agents to not disclose when a home is being sold as a result of a foreclosure. February 27, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=874018

Quoted in "Is it bloom or bust for real estate this spring?" Susan Pigg. Toronto Star. February 16, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/business/real_estate/2013/02/16/
is_it_bloom_or_bust_for_real_estate_this_spring.html

Quoted in "Metrolinx advised to convert land to REIT to finance transit plans." Brenda Dalglish. Your MississaugaBiz.com. February 14, 2013. http://yourmississaugabiz.com/metrolinx-advised-to-convert-land-to-reit-to-finance-transit-plans/?issue=2013-02-14

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. the Toronto condo market. February 12, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=863374

Quoted in "Big-box tech stores facing big hurdles, analysts say." CBC News Online (cbc.ca). February 2, 2013. http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/news/story/2013/02/01/big-box-technology-retail-stores-hurdles.html

Interviewed live on QR77 Radio, Calgary re. a recent Statistics Canada report on the likelihood of home ownership by age and income level. January 30, 2013.

Interviewed on Global TV National News. "Big changes to Canadian home owner trends." January 29, 2013. http://www.globalnational.com/GlobalNational/video/
big+changes+to+canadian+home+owner+trends/video.html?v=2330385160
&p=1&s=dd#video

Interviewed on CKWS News re. the Kingston housing market. January 16, 2013.

Quoted in "Housing market : Prices steady, but sales down 17%" Susan Pigg. Toronto Star. January 16, 2013. http://www.moneyville.ca/article/1315328--housing-market-prices-steady-but-sales-down-17.

Interviewed on "The National." CBC Television. Re. Canadian real estate markets. January 15, 2013. http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/TV+Shows/The+National/ID/2325999964/ A clip also appeared on CBC Radio's World Report and many local CBC TV stations across Canada.

Quoted in "Canadians pin retirement dreams on not-so-safe houses." Andrea Hopkins. Financial Post. January 11, 2013. http://business.financialpost.com/2013/01/11/canadians-pin-retirement-dreams-on-not-so-safe-houses/

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. why home prices are remaining fairly steady when sales volumes keep dropping. January 11, 2013.

Quoted in "Canadians pin retirement dreams on not-so-safe houses." Andrea Hopkins. Reuters Business News and Financial News. January 10, 2013. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/10/canada-wealth-housing-idUSL1E9CA57X20130110.

Quoted in "Ontario prunes property – and joins a growing trend." Wallace Immen. Globe and Mail. January 8, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/property-report/ontario-prunes-property-and-joins-a-growing-trend/article7014969/

Quoted in "Real Estate: Crash and Burn." Maclean's magazine. Chris Sorenson. January 9, 2013.

Interviewed live on CTV News Channel re. what kind of home $500,000 buys in various Canadian cities. January 7, 2013. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=838214

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