One is instantly drawn to the high quality of design on Zoocasa, which ensures perusing the site's articles is an enjoyable experience. The site does have a slight tendency for broken image links, but the amount of information available makes Zoocasa an essential visit for anyone entering the market. Readers can stay connected with Zoocasa through all of the major social networks.
The layout is somewhat cluttered and the red-on-white design can be draining on the eyes, but if you're looking for in-depth analysis on the Toronto housing market this is the place to check out. Articles with titles like "Is Toronto Real Estate 'Overpriced?'" or "How Much Does a A Busy Street Affect Value" demonstrate that David Fleming and team offer a unique perspective while staying connected through the usual social networks like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Sebastian Albrecht's site breaks the city of Vancouver down into its neighbourhoods and then dives right in, offering a more intimate portrait of each region. Restaurants, schools, parks and the history of each neighbourhood are explored with a personal and playful feel that really helps a reader get to know the city. While in-depth analysis of economic trends aren't as forthcoming with this site, this is a great place to head to if you want to get a feel for Vancouver.
Last year, Eximus was relatively knew when it appeared on this list. But now the site has had more time to create content and it's done a fairly admirable job. When combined with the easy-on-the-eyes layout and straightforward functionality the team at Eximus deliver a great product for anyone interested in real estate. Tips for buying and selling sit well next to tips on relaxing well at home. Social connectivity is there for anyone wanting to keep abreast of their latest postings on Twitter and Facebook.
It's not the most exciting layout and the blog feels pretty cluttered, but Bo Kauffman brings a decade of experience to his writing that is integral for anyone looking to buy a home in the Winnipeg area. The usual real estate advice, market updates and decor guides are present and for that extra touch, people can check out Bo's podcast. Bo Kauffman is active on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
#16 Sotheby's Canada
A number of blogs appearing on this list already are part of the Sotheby's family. The well-known international luxury realty network is decked in its traditional blue, grey and white. Along with the usual real estate news, financial advice and decorating tips come interviews with high-end homeowners who discuss their decorating choices. These articles create an intimate portrait of some of Canada's most highly coveted properties. The site is connected socially through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube and Google+.
#17 Peter Kallai
Heading for the nation's capital? Well, Peter Kallai has the inside scoop. Financial advice, analysis and decorating do's and don'ts all make their appearance. The design and flow of the site are unobtrusive and allow for you to concentrate on the well-written articles. While Peter was regularly updating his blog until September of last year, things seem to have slowed a bit. His Twitter account is still active, last updated in December, 2014, but his Facebook page seems to have been deactivated.
The site has a nice flow to it and frequently updated content. A weekly market update is a great tool for anyone looking at the Edmonton area. The site is run by realtors Sheldon Johnston and Sara MacLennan, who regularly update the blog and publish content to social media like Facebook and Twitter.
Get in to the Calgary market with this site, which offers excellent analysis of worldwide economic trends and how they can play out in the local housing market. Curious about how the falling price of oil might affect home prices in Cowtown? Look no further. David Tsegai has the goods and he's got the social media connections to ensure his readers stay informed. The sites layout is a little bland, but it gets the job done and doesn't distract from the content.
#20 Mike Stewart
This site can prompt a bit of "information overload" on first visit, but that is largely because most the content Mike generates is in video form rather than written articles. Mike's videos are available on Youtube and Vimeo, and he is active on Twitter and Facebook.