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Looming rate hikes seen dousing Canadian consumers, housing market

6/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


CREA Updates Resale Housing Market Forecast

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

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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 ... More


Home Prices Up a Record 2.2% in May

6/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


BMO CEO downplays housing risk

6/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


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

6/9/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


GTA REALTORS® Release Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures

6/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Canadian home sales drop in April

5/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales declined in April 2017. ... More


Housing starts trend higher

5/9/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


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

4/19/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Canadian home sales edge higher from February to March

4/18/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Six stunning numbers about Toronto real estate and your personal finances

4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Experts weigh in on hot Toronto house prices

4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


GTA REALTORS® Release Resale Housing Market Figures

4/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Toronto house prices may jump 25% this year: Report

3/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Canadian home sales climb in February

3/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Prices soar 30 per cent in this Ontario market

3/6/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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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 Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


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

2/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 ... More


Canadian home sales edge down from December to January

2/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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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Home Prices Up 0.5% in January

2/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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In January, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 0.5% from the previous month, matching the largest January increases in the ... More


GTA REALTORS® Release Monthly Resale Housing Market Figures

2/4/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 5,188 residential transactions through TREB's MLS® System in ... More


Toronto realtors predict another price surge in 2017

2/1/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak

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Toronto’s housing market is in for another red-hot year, the area’s real estate board said in a new forecast.

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Canadian home sales up from November to December

1/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak

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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 December 2016.

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