12/7/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Stricter mortgage qualification rules pushed buyers to the sidelines, as year-over-year double-digit sales decreases became the norm. ... More

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  11/20/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Starting immediately, rent control rules will no longer apply to buildings and flats being rented for the first time, the Progressive Conservative government announced Thursday. ... More

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  10/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The Ontario Real Estate Association is making more than three dozen recommendations to the provincial government on how it should update the rules governing realtors, including ... More

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  9/21/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The Ontario Government is planning to repeal legislation that would require home sellers to obtain a home energy audit before the sale. ... More

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  9/19/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Condominium lawyers are waiting to see how the jurisdiction of the online Condominium Authority Tribunal expands, while mediators say online dispute resolution will become more ... More

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  8/10/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Unaffordability isn’t expected to abate in the Greater Toronto Area any time soon, but as more and more people are discovering, there are cheaper places to live slightly ... More

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  8/8/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Parents re-entering the market after their children stayed home longer than normal, survey says. ... More

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  7/25/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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While the Toronto residential market has seen the median cost of its housing shrink in Q2 2018, price growth accelerated in other major Ontario locales such as Kitchener, ... More

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  6/14/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Current price correction in Ontario housing market does not resemble historical price bust periods according to the latest report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ... More

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  4/26/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The impact of the Ontario’s Fair Housing on foreign buyers of the province’s real estate has been revealed by the finance ministry. Finance minister Charles Sousa ... More

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  4/23/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Condo dwellers in Ontario will soon have an easier time charging their electric vehicles at home, part of a province-wide plan to reduce emissions and fight climate ... More

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  3/13/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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There has been a sharp drop in sales of luxury properties in the Toronto area, but real estate agents are optimistic of improvement. This is according to a report released today ... More

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  3/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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A new report ranked Ontario’s largest metropolitan areas by real estate market performance and suitability for investment over the next 5 years. ... More

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  12/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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With reduced buying power, house hunters will scoop these properties up ... More

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

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  11/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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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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  10/24/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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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 introduction ... More

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  9/29/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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In an announcement earlier this week, the government of Ontario stated that it has established a new team tasked with removing the multiple barriers to housing construction and ... More

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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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In spite of recent scares regarding their values, detached houses remain the strongest real estate investment to be had in the GTA. ... More

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  9/26/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The tight Ontario rental market will worsen without increasing the units available by around 6,250 a year for a decade. ... More

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  9/15/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The number of non-resident owners of real estate in The Greater Golden Horseshoe has declined since the introduction of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan in the spring. ... More

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  9/1/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Ontario tenants will have additional protection from eviction starting Friday, September 1, 2017; when a landlord ends a tenancy to have family members move in, people evicted ... More

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  8/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Home sales in the Greater Golden Horseshoe just saw the smallest decline since Ontario’s housing clampdown, suggesting the market may be stabilizing. ... More

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  8/1/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Names of Ontario condominium directors will be listed in a public database under new regulations unveiled this month, as the province begins to implement a new law to protect unit ... More

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  6/28/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Ontario is proposing banning the practice of double ending, in which a real estate agent represents both a buyer and a seller in a transaction. ... More

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  6/27/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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More first-home buyers in Ontario appear to be delaying their purchases in the wake of the province’s new policies intended to cool the red-hot housing market. At the same ... More

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  6/4/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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In the inaugural issue of Canadian Property Investor, the publication identified the Top 50 Places to Invest in Canada. Now it's time to dig a little deeper -- to ... More

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  6/3/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The only thing increasing faster than GTA home prices is the complexity of the market. Lesser-known but very important changes are already underway that will significantly ... More

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  5/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Toronto’s trying to make it more affordable to rent in one of the world’s hottest housing markets. New measures may have the opposite effect. ... More

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  5/2/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Canadians are confident in the Canadian real estate market, and they’re putting their money where their mouth is. According to the latest numbers from the Canadian Real ... More

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