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7/28/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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New home sales in the Greater Toronto Area in the first six months of 2021 are up 25 per cent over the 10-year average, totalling almost two thirds of all GTA new home sales in ... More

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7/26/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Canada's real estate market is such a key economic driver that residential investment recently surpassed business investment in percentage share of the economy. ... More

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7/23/2021 | Posted in Luxury Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The report highlights a new trend in the market; families pooling their finances to invest in luxury homes. ... More

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7/21/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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A particular property type continues to be Canada’s most sought-after investment asset class. ... More

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7/21/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Canadian home prices increased in June to mark the largest 12-month gain on record as prices climbed in all 11 markets, says the Teranet National Bank composite price index. ... More

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7/20/2021 | Posted in Recreational Properties by Michael Antczak
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Ready for cottage life? Borrowing for a vacation property can differ from the typical home buying process, with more than your creditworthiness under consideration by the lenders. ... More

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7/19/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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A new report suggests Toronto businesses are making plans to call employees back to the office. ... More

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7/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were down between May and June 2021. ... More

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7/15/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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New report projects improvements for beaten-down commercial segments, with earnings to recover by 2022 ... More

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7/14/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Michael Antczak
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The Bank of Canada has announced in its July statement that it will hold its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of 0.25%, staying the course on its ... More

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7/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Major Canadian cities saw office vacancies either rise or hold steady from Q1 to Q2 in 2021, except Montreal where the vacancy rate dropped 10 basis points. ... More

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7/14/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Michael Antczak
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Royal LePage is forecasting that the aggregate price of a home in Canada will increase 16 per cent to $771,500 in the fourth quarter of 2021, compared to the same quarter last ... More

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7/10/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) says a potential hike to the Municipal Land Transfer Tax (MLTT) will make purchasing a home even more difficult for would be home ... More

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7/9/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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A growing number of Canadians, particularly renters, are planning to buy a home in the next 12 months amid the national economy’s steady recovery, according to a new ... More

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7/6/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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June home sales were up compared to last year, but remained below the March 2021 peak and were lower than the number of transactions reported for May 2021, consistent with the ... More

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7/5/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The GTA new home market continued strong in May, with total sales and condominium apartment sales above the 10-year average, the Building Industry and Land Development Association ... More

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7/5/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Torontonians are deciding to stay where they are and enjoy the urban lifestyle. ... More

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7/5/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Michael Antczak
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Canadians are entering the second half of the year more confident about their economic prospects than they’ve ever been. ... More

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7/5/2021 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is easing its underwriting criteria for mortgage loan insurance after changes it made last year were not effective and caused it to lose market ... More

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7/4/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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It looks like a vacant home tax it's going to be coming into effect in Toronto sooner than investors might be ready for. ... More

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7/1/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Michael Antczak
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Wishing you and your family a very Happy Canada Day ... More

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6/30/2021 | Posted in Financial Health by Michael Antczak
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One of the greatest bull markets in Canadian real estate history has resulted in Canadians amassing record mortgage debt. ... More

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6/30/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Michael Antczak
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Millions of boomers are expected to wade into the market over the next five years ... More

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6/28/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Michael Antczak
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A look at why the hot housing market is out of reach for young Canadians ... More

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6/27/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Low mortgage rates are allowing borrowers to pay off their mortgages faster than ever. ... More

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6/23/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Market observers are pointing to alarming trends that are stoking fears of Canada’s housing market entering a bubble in the near future. ... More

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6/22/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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The country plans to welcome more than 1.2 million newcomers over a three-year period starting in 2021. ... More

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6/21/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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If you have invested in residential real estate in the past and have been pleased with the outcome, you might be interested in exploring the world of commercial real estate. ... More

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