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Suite of housing measures cooling market largely as expected: Morneau

7/19/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

The federal finance minister says steps taken to tame Canada's hottest housing markets have already helped slow down a sector he believes was moving at an unsustainable ... More


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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 Michael Antczak

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


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CREA Updates Resale Housing Market Forecast

6/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

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 ... More


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Canada housing starts jump to highest in almost a decade, beating expectations

4/10/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

The annual pace of housing starts increased more than expected in March and hit their highest level since September 2007. The Canada ... More


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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 Michael Antczak

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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New home construction picks up, offering latest evidence of economic momentum

3/8/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

The pace of home construction in Canada picked up last month and a lot of the push came from Ontario, the federal housing agency said Wednesday, offering the latest evidence ... More


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Canadian housing starts begin 2017 on a high, fuelled by Ontario

2/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

Canadian housing starts unexpectedly rose in January as Ontario saw a strong increase on ground breaking of new homes, suggesting home construction got off to a ... More


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Foreign ownership of Canadian condos down from 2015: CMHC

12/7/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

Foreign ownership of existing Canadian condominium units in Canada's three biggest cities has declined in 2016 compared with the previous two years, according to ... More


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Leaving a home empty in Vancouver to cost at least $10,000

11/11/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

The talk of an empty homes tax in Vancouver is to become a reality. The city council says that it will be introduced by January 1, 2017.

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Pace of housing starts slips in October compared with September: CMHC

11/8/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts in October slowed compared with September.

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These 5 housing markets are the ones to watch in 2017

11/1/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

Five housing markets have been identified as the ones to watch in the coming year but not all of them are listed for positive reasons.

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Countries with the highest house price growth

9/18/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

New research from property consultancy Frank Knight places Turkey atop its Global House Price Index, which tracks countries’ average house price growth. ... More


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Vancouver passes the torch to Toronto

9/13/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

Toronto’s new home prices are currently outpacing Vancouver but don’t pin that on speculative investing, according to one leading economist.

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Statistics Canada releases new housing price index

9/8/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

Statistics Canada says its new housing price index rose 0.4 per cent in July compared with June.

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Canada house prices to rise sharply on cheap money, speculation: Reuters

8/31/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

The sharp acceleration in Canadian home prices shows no sign of abating this year, though economists expect the pace will be reined in by high household debt and a growing lack ... More


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Toronto housing boom unsustainable, Bank of Canada says

6/10/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

The Bank of Canada is warning that the pace of house price increases in Vancouver and Toronto can't be sustained by economic ' fundamentals.'

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Housing starts, building permits decline

6/9/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

With supply issues pressuring prices in many housing markets, the number of new homes being built has declined according to two new data releases.

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Canadian home sales set record in April

5/16/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales in April 2016 rose to their highest level ever.

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Home Prices Up 0.8% in March: Teranet - National Bank

4/15/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

In March, the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 0.8% from the previous month, the largest increase for a March since 2008. Though prices ... More


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Working-age population drives price growth: National Bank

4/6/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak

A National Bank official said that Canada’s pool of skilled young professionals is responsible for much of the demand in the country’s urban centres.

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