12/7/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Rising interest rates and new mortgage rules have finally forced an end to years of rapid lending, according to the latest data from Bank of Canada. ... More

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  12/7/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Stricter mortgage qualification rules pushed buyers to the sidelines, as year-over-year double-digit sales decreases became the norm. ... More

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  12/2/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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CPA report says this is not a 2008 reboot. ... More

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  11/28/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Marti Philp
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Canada added 37,000 apartments this year, but demand rose by even more to 50,000 units. ... More

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  11/26/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Marti Philp
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Investment in Canada’s building construction edged 0.3% higher in September compared to the previous month. ... More

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  11/25/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The main reason that 15% of Canadian homeowners refinanced their homes was to consolidate debt. ... More

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  11/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined by 1.6% between September and October 2018. ... More

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  11/13/2018 | Posted in New Developments by Marti Philp
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The increase came as the annual pace of urban starts climbed by 8.6 per cent in October to 191,964 units. ... More

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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Income, employment support demand for housing, but they're expected to slow, agency says. Rising mortgage rates are also expected to affect housing demand and the resale ... More

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  11/6/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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As Canadian mortgages come up for renewal, many households are starting to experience what TD Economics has dubbed a “completely new phenomenon” – higher ... More

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  10/31/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Marti Philp
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In a keynote speech delivered at the National Mortgage Conference in Montreal this week, Benjamin Tal warned that instituting rent control could spell disaster. ... More

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  10/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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By 2023, the number of millionaires in Canada is expected to rise 54% to nearly 2 million people ... More

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  10/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Canadian home sales weakened by 0.4% in September compared to the previous month. ... More

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  9/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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A new RBC report says Canada's housing affordability has reached its worst level in 28 years and is bound to deteriorate even further. ... More

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  9/24/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Marti Philp
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The world's biggest central bank is expected to raise rates this week - and then keep raising them ... More

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  9/17/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show a small increase in national home sales between July and August 2018. ... More

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  9/13/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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Rising rents is making homeownership the affordable alternative according to a new report. ... More

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  8/31/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Toronto is still the nation's priciest rental market, while rental rates are soaring in half of Canada's largest cities. The year-over-year numbers paint an even bleaker ... More

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  8/21/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Canadians are becoming more confident in the outlook for the economy, real estate prices, and their finances. ... More

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  8/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up from June to July 2018. ... More

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  8/15/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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There was a slight decline in the volume of new mortgage loans in 2017 according to an analysis of consumer credit data from CMHC. ... More

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  8/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The value of Canadian building permits unexpectedly dropped by 2.3 percent in June from May on weakness in the residential sector, Statistics Canada data indicated on Wednesday. ... More

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  7/30/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Haider-Moranis Bulletin: For Canadian homebuyers, the only numbers that matter are local. ... More

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  7/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Investors seem unruffled by anxieties over the global economy and cross-border trade wars. ... More

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  7/16/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up from May to June 2018. ... More

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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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With debt levels disconcertingly high, there could be ramifications to yesterday’s interest rate hike. ... More

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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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As the Bank of Canada raised key interest rates to 1.5 per cent (up from 1.25 per cent) Wednesday morning, mortgage rates are already rising as well. ... More

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  7/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Home Buyers in the priciest markets - Toronto and Vancouver - also face the highest land transfer tax rates. ... More

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  7/5/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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Toronto real estate may not be what it was one year ago, but it’s still a battle for home buyers. ... More

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  6/25/2018 | Posted in Real Estate News by Marti Philp
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Some predict a demise of the traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage model as technology evolves, but realtors still provide value. ... More

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