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For sale signs are seen outside homes for sale in the Kitsilano neighborhood in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday September 18, 2012.
For sale signs are seen outside homes for sale in the Kitsilano neighborhood in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday September 18, 2012.
(DARRYL DYCK For The Globe and Mail)

Why Home Capital likes the housing market

If you need a housing market optimist, look no further than Gerald Soloway, chief executive officer of Canada’s largest non-traditional mortgage lender.

With new housing data indicating a rise in house prices and sales in January, the Home Capital Group Inc. executive chalks up another point against the naysayers.