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Toronto casts shadow over nation's home sales, but realtors see signs market bottoming out

8/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Home sales in the Greater Golden Horseshoe just saw the smallest decline since Ontario’s housing clampdown, suggesting the market may be stabilizing.

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Canadian home sales fall further in July

8/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales declined further in July 2017.

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Canadian home sales drop again in June

7/17/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales cooled further in June 2017.

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Housing responsible for over 25% of Ontario's 2016 economic growth - report

7/7/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto’s thriving housing market is offsetting the significantly lower volume of business investment in Ontario this year, according to independent think-tank Fraser ...

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Canada accumulating private debt faster than any other advanced economy

6/22/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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We all know about Canada’s ballooning household debt. Guessing who else has gone on a debt binge to buy up real estate? Canadian corporations.

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Looming rate hikes seen dousing Canadian consumers, housing market

6/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Looming rate hikes by the Bank of Canada will put financial stress on indebted Canadians and potentially exacerbate a slowdown in the nation's long housing boom, credit ...

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CREA Updates Resale Housing Market Forecast

6/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Shan Thayaparan

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The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate ...

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BMO CEO downplays housing risk

6/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Montreal's CEO is downplaying the consequences that would come from a possible correction in house prices, saying the real estate market "essentially heals ...

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Most sweeping rent controls in 25 years could end up making Toronto housing more expensive if building halts

5/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto’s trying to make it more affordable to rent in one of the world’s hottest housing markets. New measures may have the opposite effect.

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Canadian home sales drop in April

5/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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High house prices prompt Moody's downgrade for Canadian banks

5/11/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Shan Thayaparan

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Moody’s has downgraded its ratings for six Canadian banks due to their exposure to risk from high house prices and household debt.

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Toronto, Victoria are world's 'hottest' luxury real estate markets

5/11/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto and Victoria, B.C. are the world’s “hottest” markets for luxury homes as investors flock to Canada for its political and economic stability, according ...

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Toronto real estate sales climbed in past week, but overall cooling could be coming

5/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Early data suggests homebuyers in Canada’s largest city sat on the sidelines as they awaited new market cooling measures, but jumped backed into the market — albeit ...

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Activity in Canada's largest urban centres encouraging local buyers to relocate to surrounding markets : Re/Max

4/25/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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"Move-over" buyers from Toronto and Vancouver turning to surrounding areas to find a balance of affordability, square footage, and access to ...

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No measures that could boost demand for housing in Toronto: Morneau

4/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Three levels of government facing a red-hot housing market in the Greater Toronto Area agreed Tuesday not to introduce any measures that would further boost demand and drive ...

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Canadian home sales edge higher from February to March

4/18/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were up on a month-over-month basis in March 2017.

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Home Prices Up 0.9% in March

4/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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In March, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 0.9% from the previous month, the largest March rise in 10 years. This increase is ...

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Six stunning numbers about Toronto real estate and your personal finances

4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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From a personal finance point of view, Toronto real estate makes your head spin. Monthly price increases for resale houses in the city are amazing enough in their own ...

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Experts weigh in on hot Toronto house prices

4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Interest rates, lack of supply, speculators and foreign buyers may all be contributing to rapid price growth.

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Royal Bank CEO 'increasingly concerned' about Toronto, Vancouver housing markets

4/6/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Royal Bank's CEO said he's "increasingly concerned" about the Toronto and Vancouver housing markets and would welcome government intervention in the ...

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GTA REALTORS® Release Resale Housing Market Figures

4/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 12,077 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in ...

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How to cool a red-hot housing market

4/2/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Animal spirits still rule Canada’s real estate scene, working urban markets into a froth. But there are ways to tame them.

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The Toronto housing fix: Be careful what you wish for

3/31/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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With Toronto housing getting harder and harder to afford, governments are under pressure to “do something” – always a dangerous moment. Several ideas are ...

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Toronto house prices may jump 25% this year: Report

3/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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Toronto’s housing market is likely to stay strong for the rest of the year, with home prices jumping as much as 25 per cent, amid hints that speculators are fuelling ...

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Ontario urging Ottawa to change tax rules in bid to curb real estate speculation

3/20/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Shan Thayaparan

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Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa is urging Ottawa to address speculative investing in the country's housing markets by changing how such profits are taxed.

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Canadian home sales climb in February

3/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were up on a month-over-month basis in February 2017.

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CREA Updates and Extends Resale Housing Market Forecast

3/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate ...

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Canadian home prices climb another 1% in biggest February increase on record as Toronto stays strong

3/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Canadian home prices rose in February as prices continued to climb in the hot Toronto market, data showed on Tuesday in a report that was unlikely to alleviate concerns from ...

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Canada's red hot real estate heats up apartment market to heights not seen in 30 years

3/7/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Vacancy rates are tight across Canada as residents find themselves priced out of the housing market.

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