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9/18/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Kit Blott
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According to a recent BILD report, these charges make a significant impact on affordability. ... More

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9/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Kit Blott
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The Liberals’ campaign promise of a new tax on foreign home buyers may not be enough to moderate a national housing market on the resurgence, observers say. ... More

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9/17/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Amid newfound momentum due to an upward trend in detached home sales, Toronto remains probably the best real estate investment destination in Canada, according to RE/MAX. ... More

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9/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Canada’s population and employment growth, coupled with an expectation of enduring low interest rates, means home sales are forecast to improve over the next year or so. ... More

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9/16/2019 | Posted in Mortgage News by Kit Blott
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Reverse mortgages are surging in Canada as more older people join the country’s debt bandwagon. ... More

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9/16/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Kit Blott
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Toronto has been found to be one of the world’s best cities in terms of digital infrastructure, health care, and education. ... More

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9/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in August 2019. ... More

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9/16/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Kit Blott
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In an election announcement on Thursday, Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau promised to turbocharge the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) for Canadians who live in ... More

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9/16/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Some millennials believe it is justifiable to lie on a mortgage application, according to a new Equifax Canada survey on mortgage fraud. ... More

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9/14/2019 | Posted in Financial Health by Kit Blott
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Household income grew slightly faster than debt in the second quarter as the amount Canadians owe relative to their income edged down for the third quarter in a row. ... More

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9/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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The pace of new housing starts in August climbed 1.9 per cent compared with July as the housing market rebounded from its recent slowdown. ... More

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9/6/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Canada's mortgage market has been turned upside down, and it's giving borrowers an uncommon advantage, a new report suggests. ... More

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9/5/2019 | Posted in Most Livable by Kit Blott
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The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) unveiled its 2019 Global Liveability Index on Tuesday, listing the top 10 most livable cities in the world. ... More

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9/5/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,711 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in ... More

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9/4/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada resisted pressure from investors by declining to signal it will soon follow global peers in easing monetary policy. ... More

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8/27/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Declining bond yields are putting downward pressure on cap rates and creating opportunity for investment in Canada’s commercial sector. ... More

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8/24/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Kit Blott
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New data shows the country’s youngest buyers are being affected most by the government’s mortgage stress tests. ... More

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8/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Kit Blott
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Canadian house prices will be flat this year, but will pick up in 2020, driven by lower mortgage rates and solid domestic economic conditions, according to economists and property ... More

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8/20/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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A slowing economy and growing trade tensions suggest a cut will happen more quickly than currently accounted for, Macquarie economist says. ... More

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8/20/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Kit Blott
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There were strong gains for commercial real estate sales in the Greater Toronto Area last quarter. ... More

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8/19/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Real estate flipping in the Waterloo region is mostly committed by investors from the Greater Toronto Area, according to a new report by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ... More

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8/18/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Negative mortgage interest rates offered in Denmark. How is it possible? ... More

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8/17/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Exceptional job growth in the Greater Toronto Area, along with consistently high immigration, has spurred strong rental demand through the first half of 2019. ... More

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8/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in July 2019 compared to June. ... More

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8/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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The trend in housing starts was 208,970 units in July 2019, compared to 205,765 units in June 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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8/12/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Offices and apartments were the major commercial asset investment drivers in the GTA during Q2 2019, according to Altus Group. ... More

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8/10/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Kit Blott
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The recent slowdown in Canada’s hottest housing markets is turning a corner and a potential new price boom is threatening to frustrate would-be buyers’ hopes. ... More

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8/9/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Homeownership rates are higher now than they were two decades ago according to a new analysis from Statistics Canada. ... More

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8/6/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Kit Blott
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GTA REALTORS® reported 8,595 sales through TREB's MLS® System in July 2019. This result was up by 24.3 per cent compared to July 2018.  ... More

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