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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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Home construction picks up in July, driven by buildings, condos, CMHC says

8/10/2017 | Posted in New Developments by Shan Thayaparan

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The federal housing agency says home construction picked up last month. The annual pace of urban home construction increased by 5.5 per cent to 206,122 units, driven by a ...

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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 starts picked up in June: CMHC

7/11/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts in Canada picked up in June.

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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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Home Prices Up a Record 2.2% in May

6/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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In May, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 2.2% from the previous month, the largest May gain in the 19-year history of the ...

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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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Ontario new housing rules take a bite out of new construction numbers for country

6/9/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Canadian housing starts fell 8.6 per cent in May from April, a decline fuelled by a massive pullback in new home construction since Ontario moved to cool the housing market in ...

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GTA REALTORS® Release Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures

6/5/2017 | 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 10,196 sales through TREB’s MLS® System in May 2017 ...

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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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Housing starts trend higher

5/9/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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The 6-month trend of Canadian housing starts was up in April, reaching 213,768 units compared to 210,702 in March.

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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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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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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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Prices soar 30 per cent in this Ontario market

3/6/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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The continued boom in the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area continues to push other Ontario markets higher.

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GTA REALTORS® Release Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures

3/3/2017 | 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 8,014 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in ...

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Foreign capital in Canadian commercial real estate went up 33% last year

2/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Sales of Canada’s office, hotel, and retail properties have reached record-breaking heights last year, fuelled by a strong influx of foreign capital into the ...

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Canadian home sales edge down from December to January

2/15/2017 | 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 down slightly in January 2017 on a month-over-month basis.

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