1/15/2018 | 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 continued to climb in December 2017. Home sales posted their fifth ... More

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  1/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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In December the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  edged up 0.2% from the previous month, interrupting a three-month run of ... More

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  1/10/2018 | Posted in Luxury Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Coming off a strong showing in 2017, luxury real estate markets in Canada’s three largest cities will remain robust this year, according to Sotheby’s International ... More

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  1/10/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Dubbed the 'Year of the Condo,' owning a piece of real estate in the sky proved the smartest bet last year, according to a new report released this morning. ... More

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  1/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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The trend in housing starts was 226,777 units in December 2017, compared to 226,178 units in November 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend ... More

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  1/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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What houses sold for in the past is hidden behind an MLS firewall but this may change and enable buyers to make better decisions ... More

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  1/1/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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The Canadian real estate market made headlines plenty of times in 2017 — but what does next year have in store? Will housing prices and affordability continue to dominate ... More

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  1/1/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Commercial real estate owners are getting a Christmas present from Colliers Canada in the form of a rosy ... More

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  12/28/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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A close look at numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association bodes well for the housing year ahead ... More

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  12/22/2017 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Canadian mall owners are adding condos and apartments to their shopping centers, seeking to capitalize on a supply-constrained housing market while reducing exposure to a ... More

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  12/22/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Canadian home prices are expected to cool significantly next year as tighter mortgage rules come into effect and as further expected interest rate hikes are likely to dampen a ... More

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  12/14/2017 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales rose strongly in November 2017. ... More

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  11/22/2017 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Few could have predicted the roller coaster that was the Canadian housing market in 2017. Here are 6 predictions for 2017 that ended up falling seriously short. ... More

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  11/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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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. ... More

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  11/15/2017 | 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 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 Michael Antczak
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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 largest ... More

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  10/27/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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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”. ... More

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

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  10/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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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. ... More

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  10/13/2017 | 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 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 Michael Antczak
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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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  10/11/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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A new stress test for all uninsured mortgages is unnecessary and could increase costs for homebuyers, a report by the Fraser Institute said Wednesday. ... More

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  10/8/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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Home affordability is bad in Canada. It's about to get worse. ... More

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  9/29/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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While plenty of homeowners, potential homeowners, and experts will disagree, Canada’s homes are not as expensive as we may think. ... More

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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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Demand for luxury properties is up in Victoria, Calgary, and Oakville, while the urban hubs of Vancouver and the GTA saw decreased demand for luxury ... More

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  9/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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Despite rising interest rates and various policy measures implemented to slow down pricing growth, the Canadian housing market is not on track for a sharp decline. It nonetheless ... More

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  9/22/2017 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Michael Antczak
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Some media outlets recently reported that interest in Canadian real estate among Chinese buyers increased 30 per cent in the first half of this year, compared to a year ... More

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  9/22/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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Vancouver and Toronto luxury property sales should accelerate this fall after a period of relative sluggishness, according to a new report from Sotheby’s International ... More

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  9/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Last year’s mortgage rule changes placed roadblocks in front of millions of would-be buyers, but increased rates and future regulatory action may prove even more difficult ... More

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  9/18/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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There was a small increase in national home sales in August, reversing a four-month trend of decline, as the GTA rebounded. ... More

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