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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  6/13/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Millenials are confident in their financial future and in the housing market, according to a new study. ... More

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  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 right. ... More

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  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 demand ... More

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  2/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak
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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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  2/7/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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Priced out of detached houses and other low-rise products, Toronto buyers poured into condominiums units last year to create a 10-year low in inventory, according to a recent ... More

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  1/10/2017 | Posted in New Developments by Michael Antczak
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the seasonally adjusted annual pace of housing starts in December came in at 207,041 units, up from 187,273 in November. ... More

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  10/28/2016 | Posted in Industry Trends by Michael Antczak
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A recent report warned that the average size of Canadian homes will decrease in the next few years, even as affordability in Vancouver and Toronto won’t return to manageable ... More

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  10/27/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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Canada’s housing agency is warning that prices are soaring in smaller communities in British Columbia and Ontario as the real estate boom in Vancouver and Toronto spreads ... More

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  10/26/2016 | Posted in Financial Health by Michael Antczak
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Canada’s debt, swelled by a decade-long housing boom to almost triple the size of its economy, is drawing increasing concern from an international banking community that ... More

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  10/24/2016 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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The federal government formally launched consultations Friday to explore potential changes that would shift some of the financial risk tied to ... More

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  9/21/2016 | Posted in Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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Millennials are applying the "you only live once" philosophy to their homebuying approach with nearly half of surveyed Millennials who commute (48 per cent) saying they ... More

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  7/12/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of home construction picked up last month, boosted by work beginning on apartments in Ontario and especially condominiums in ... More

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  3/15/2016 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak
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Canadian’s household debt continued its upward trajectory in the fourth quarter of 2015. The latest data from Statistics Canada shows that average debt rose by 1.5 per cent ... More

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  3/14/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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In February, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 0.6% from the previous month, the largest increase for a February since the ... More

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  2/8/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak
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The pace of housing starts was slower in January according to new figures from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. ... More

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  10/9/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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According to Statistics Canada, 69 per cent of Canadians own homes, so most of us have reason to worry about the fate of the housing market. Landlords, in particular, make a ... More

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  9/23/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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The broader Canadian economy may be struggling, but David Rosenberg wants you to know that the housing market remains alive and well. Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.’s ... More

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  8/10/2015 | Posted in Real Estate News by Michael Antczak
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Housing permit applications increased in June led by multi-family units in Quebec, Alberta and Ontario. Figures from Statistics Canada show that institutional building intentions ... More

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  8/8/2015 | Posted in Home Owners by Michael Antczak
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In the heart of Toronto’s overheated housing market, where the average detached home now sells for more than $1 million, Harper vowed to make life better not for those ... More

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  7/14/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Michael Antczak
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In June the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 1.4% from the previous month, a sixth consecutive monthly increase. The rise was ... More

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