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Focus on housing supply, not the mortgage stress test, says Scotiabank CEO

2/5/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

single-house-new-build-framing-313.jpg - Real Estate News The chief executive of the Bank of Nova Scotia says Canada’s housing market needs more supply, not a major change to the mortgage stress test. ... More


Expect a seller's market this year

1/7/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jessi Sandhu

sold-home-for-sale-260.jpg - Real Estate News The lack of housing supply is expected to remain a pressing concern this year as Canada moves further to a seller's market, market watchers say. ... More


Ontario passes legislation to cut red tape, ease housing crisis

6/7/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

ontario-government-146.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario government has passed legislation which aims to tackle the province’s housing crisis. ... More


Toronto is U.S. and Canada's fastest-growing city, and that's not good

6/2/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

toronto-aerial-view-384.jpg - Real Estate News Torontonians could find themselves “doubling up” on housing with friends or relatives in the coming years as the city’s breakneck population growth outstrips the ... More


CMHC's Siddall Warns Homeownership 'Party' Coming to an End

5/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

cmhc-news-7.jpg - Real Estate News The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) gave a candid assessment of the country’s housing market, saying the “party” of homeownership as a ... More


Immigration volume will fuel further housing demand

4/30/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

senior-indian-couple-245.jpg - Real Estate News For the foreseeable future, immigration will continue stoking the need for housing in Canada’s largest cities, according to RBC Economic Research. ... More


Mississauga could build 174,000 homes by moving into the "missing middle"

10/2/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

mississauga-ontario-82.jpg - Real Estate News Ryerson City Building Institute report finds that low-rises and townhouses could help tamper the GTHA’s affordability crisis, using Mississauga as a case study. ... More


Ontario to streamline housing development process

9/29/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

ontario-government-146.jpg - Real Estate News 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


TREB May numbers show a soft month for Toronto real estate market

6/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

handing-over-keys-to-home-buyers-124.jpg - Real Estate News Home sales dropped in May 2017 compared to last year, but experts say the trend is likely temporary. ... More


Cool Toronto's market by cutting tax - not raising it

4/12/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

couple-laptop-106.jpg - Real Estate News Jack Mintz: If Premier Kathleen Wynne wants to score a big win with home-buying voters, why not get rid of the land-transfer tax altogether? ... More


Sousa promises measures to cool Ontario's overheated housing market

3/28/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

map-of-ontario-canada-63.jpg - Real Estate News Attention hard-pressed homebuyers: Finance Minister Charles Sousa is promising help in his spring budget to make houses and condos more affordable. ... More


Toronto house prices may jump 25% this year: Report

3/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

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


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

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

cmhc-reports-2.jpg - Real Estate News 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


Toronto condo sales push to records as buyers get squeezed out of the low-rise market: report

2/7/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

condos-highrises-101.jpg - Real Estate News 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


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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