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NDP Promises New Foreign Buyers Tax

5/14/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

calculator--analysis--reporting-128.jpg - Real Estate News An NDP government would implement a 20% levy on home purchases made by non-residents. ... More


More supply needed to ease housing price crunch, but always more to do, Freeland says

4/23/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

finance-minister-chrystia-freeland-550.jpg - Real Estate News Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says the country needs a boost in the supply of housing to help make prices more affordable, but suggests there may be other steps governments ... More


Liberal budget proposal takes aim at foreign property owners

4/21/2021 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

canadian-real-estate-markets-62.jpg - Real Estate News A provision in the latest budget proposal by the Liberal government will impose a new tax aimed at foreign owners of Canadian residential real estate, should the budget get ... More


More Calls for Policymakers to Intervene in Housing Frenzy

4/1/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-information-249.jpg - Real Estate News There are calls on policy-makers to take action to prevent a potential housing bubble due to prices going 'parabolic'. ... More


Three ways Ottawa could cool the housing market in the federal budget

4/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

financial-markets-report-272.jpg - Real Estate News Feds face pressure over hot housing market ahead of 2021 budget ... More


BMO warns policymakers could 'swing the hammer' on housing

3/30/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-market-growth-259.jpg - Real Estate News BMO Economics isn’t ruling out the possibility of a policy response to cool rapidly overheating Canadian real estate markets. ... More


Policy interventions against market overheating needed now: RBC

3/30/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

housing-market-concept-image-262.jpg - Real Estate News Long-term risks to the economy are being exacerbated by outsized demand, shrinking inventory ... More


CMHC expands Insured Mortgage Purchase Program

3/26/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

government-of-canada-469.jpg - Real Estate News Canada beefs up liquidity plan with expanded mortgage guarantee ... More


Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

3/18/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jessi Sandhu

canadian-real-estate-markets-62.jpg - Real Estate News The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. ... More


Ontario stabilizing amid Fair Housing Plan, new mortgage rules - RBC

10/24/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News 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


Banking head speaks out on Toronto real estate market

4/4/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

property-value-108.jpg - Real Estate News Governments may have to impose more measures to cool Toronto’s housing market if prices remain “overheated” after the spring buying season, said Bank of Nova ... More


Government "very focused" on monitoring housing market: Finance Minister

3/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-67.jpg - Real Estate News The government remains “very focused” on monitoring the Canadian housing market, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said. His remarks come amid rising prices in Toronto and ... More


Government intervention in Toronto more likely by the day: RBC

1/30/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-map-29.jpg - Real Estate News In a report released last week, the Royal Bank of Canada cautioned that the trends and conditions in Toronto real estate point to the growing possibility of government ... More


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