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CMHC changes underwriting practices on mortgage loan insurance

7/5/2021 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

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 ... More


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Where are Canada's most taxed residential and commercial properties?

10/27/2020 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Altus Group says the commercial-to-residential tax ratio threatens businesses in several markets

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Cooler housing markets is a growing trend in developed economies

6/10/2019 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Cooling housing markets are being seen in many major cities across the developed economies.

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Mortgage growth slowed in Q2 says StatsCan

9/13/2018 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Canada’s mortgage industry saw slowing growth in the second quarter of 2018 as stress tests and rising interest rates made an impact.

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Don't expect real estate agents to disappear any time soon

6/25/2018 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Some predict a demise of the traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage model as technology evolves, but realtors still provide value.

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Marijuana legalization's effect on real estate in Canada

11/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Real estate agents want to know if you've grown pot in your home.

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Ontario, B.C. mull pre-construction condo sales registry amid CRA crackdown

10/31/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Ontario and B.C.'s finance ministers say they are open to the idea of a registry of pre- construction condominium sales as the Canada Revenue Agency ramps up efforts to ... More


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CREA Lowers National Resale Housing Market Forecast

9/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

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


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Annual pace of housing starts in Canada sped up in August compared with July

9/11/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts in August increased compared with July

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Suite of housing measures cooling market largely as expected: Morneau

7/19/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

The federal finance minister says steps taken to tame Canada's hottest housing markets have already helped slow down a sector he believes was moving at an unsustainable ... More


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Housing responsible for over 25% of Ontario's 2016 economic growth - report

7/7/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Toronto’s thriving housing market is offsetting the significantly lower volume of business investment in Ontario this year, according to independent think-tank Fraser ... More


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CREA Updates Resale Housing Market Forecast

6/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

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


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Canada housing starts jump to highest in almost a decade, beating expectations

4/10/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

The annual pace of housing starts increased more than expected in March and hit their highest level since September 2007. The Canada ... More


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Ontario urging Ottawa to change tax rules in bid to curb real estate speculation

3/20/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa is urging Ottawa to address speculative investing in the country's housing markets by changing how such profits are taxed.

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New home construction picks up, offering latest evidence of economic momentum

3/8/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

The pace of home construction in Canada picked up last month and a lot of the push came from Ontario, the federal housing agency said Wednesday, offering the latest evidence ... More


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Canadian housing starts begin 2017 on a high, fuelled by Ontario

2/12/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

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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Foreign ownership of Canadian condos down from 2015: CMHC

12/7/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Foreign ownership of existing Canadian condominium units in Canada's three biggest cities has declined in 2016 compared with the previous two years, according to ... More


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Leaving a home empty in Vancouver to cost at least $10,000

11/11/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

The talk of an empty homes tax in Vancouver is to become a reality. The city council says that it will be introduced by January 1, 2017.

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Pace of housing starts slips in October compared with September: CMHC

11/8/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts in October slowed compared with September.

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These 5 housing markets are the ones to watch in 2017

11/1/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Jessi Sandhu

Five housing markets have been identified as the ones to watch in the coming year but not all of them are listed for positive reasons.

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