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11/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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It will be more difficult to qualify for a mortgage in 2018, with experts saying it will slow the growth of housing in Canada.

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11/16/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Canada’s housing agency is seeking more data on home loans from shadow lenders, amid concern rising levels of debt aren’t being adequately tracked and may increase ... More

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11/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a modest monthly increase in October but remain below levels ... More

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11/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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In October the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was down 1.0% from the previous month, a second consecutive monthly decline and the ... More

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11/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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With the expectation that first-time homebuyers will be shuttered out of the housing market, thereby reducing the number of people to whom seniors can sell their homes, reverse ... More

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11/14/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Commercial leasing slipped in October but the city’s real estate board says the market is still buoyant and the outlook is good.

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11/11/2017 | Posted in Home Buyers by Bill Henderson
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Did you know that it’s actually less expensive to buy a home compared to a condo.

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11/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Ontario's new condo tribunal is accessible but will only mediate and adjudicate one kind of dispute to begin.

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11/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said 2,438 new housing units were launched in the Greater Toronto Area in October, a 42-per-cent drop from 4,204 units in the same month last ... More

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11/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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After a slow summer following the introduction of the province’s Fair Housing Plan, Toronto’s housing market could be balancing out.

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11/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos reported 7,118 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2017. This result represented ... More

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11/1/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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The unsold inventory of new condo units in the Greater Toronto Area has increased for the first time since the end of 2015.

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10/31/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Bill Henderson
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Ontario and B.C.'s finance ministers say they are open to the idea of a registry of pre- construction condominium sales as the Canada Revenue Agency ramps up efforts to ... More

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10/30/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Sales of new homes were down 48% in the Greater Toronto Area compared to a year earlier as low- and high- rise sectors saw large declines.

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10/27/2017 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Bill Henderson
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Educational opportunities are driving Chinese homebuyer inquiries for Canadian properties, despite foreign-buyer taxes in two of the nation’s hottest housing ... More

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10/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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This week’s census data revealed Canadians’ changing living habits – and the trickle-down effect that’s affecting the rental market and its existing ... More

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10/27/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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Moderate overvaluation and price acceleration continue to concern the CMHC which said Thursday that the Canadian housing market remains “highly vulnerable”.

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10/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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A nationwide study by Century 21 reveals Canada's 10 priciest neighbourhoods.

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10/25/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Condos in Toronto were selling at 22% more in the third quarter of 2017 compared to a year earlier.

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10/25/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Bill Henderson
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The Bank of Canada left its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday following two straight hikes but suggested future increases are still likely, albeit at a more gradual ... More

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10/24/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Condo investors have backed away from the Toronto area in the wake of Ontario’s new foreign buyers' tax, but that hasn’t halted construction of new homes in the ... More

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10/24/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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A renewed boost of consumer confidence will make itself apparent in the increased stability of Ontario’s residential real estate market, a few months after the ... More

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10/24/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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According to the results of a new poll conducted by a leading insolvency firm, fully one-third of Canadians indicated that they are already feeling the pinch of increasing ... More

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10/20/2017 | Posted in Home Buyers by Bill Henderson
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The newest set of mortgage restrictions announced by the OSFI will hit home buyers looking to upgrade to new properties the hardest, according to BMO financial group chief ... More

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10/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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In its latest Metropolitan Outlook, The Conference Board of Canada noted that Toronto’s housing market will experience further cooling in 2018, after the moderation that ... More

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10/18/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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OSFI has published its update for the tightening of mortgage lending regulations known as Guideline B-20 and set the date that it will apply. 

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10/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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The number of homes sold in September climbed for the second month in a row after a slowdown earlier this year that was led by a cooling in the Toronto market.

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10/13/2017 | Posted in Rental Market by Bill Henderson
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Competition in Toronto's condo rental market has become so fierce that bidding wars are on the ... More

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10/13/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales in September rose modestly from the previous month but remained down ... More

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10/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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In September the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was down 0.8% from the previous month, the largest monthly decline since ... More

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