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More than 30% of Ontario homeowners can't afford much more than their mortgages

8/18/2021 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

stressed-couple-244.jpg - Real Estate News Ontario residents are growing increasingly stressed out about money, debt, and the ability to cover even their basic living expenses, according to ... More


3.2 million boomers in Canada considering buying a home within the next five years

6/30/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Jessi Sandhu

business-data-reporting-274.jpg - Real Estate News Millions of boomers are expected to wade into the market over the next five years ... More


More than half of first-time buyers in Ontario plan to buy their first home in the suburbs

4/23/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

couple-with-real-estate-agent-316.jpg - Real Estate News The mass urban exodus that has been observed in Toronto and across Canada throughout the pandemic doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon, and a new survey confirms ... More


Ontario home sales activity undeterred by second wave of COVID-19: OREA

12/19/2020 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-ontario-canada-131.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto continues to be the main driver of the province's housing market ... More


Canadian recreational house prices soar 11.5% as remote work drives demand in cottage country

11/30/2020 | Posted in Recreational Properties by Jessi Sandhu

vacation-property-52.jpg - Real Estate News According to a new report, year-over-year price appreciation in Canada's recreational property markets soared during the first nine months of 2020, driven by Canadians' ... More


Young Torontonians seeking affordability elsewhere in Southern Ontario

10/3/2020 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-information-249.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto millennials leaving their downtown condos in search of more space and greater affordability have had a significant impact in Southern Ontario markets like Hamilton, ... More


Ford government introduces rent freeze legislation for 2021

9/18/2020 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

ontario-government-146.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario government introduced its proposed rent freeze legislation for 2021 in the provincial legislature on Thursday. ... More


Ford government says it will bring forward legislation to freeze rent in 2021

8/31/2020 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

ontario-government-146.jpg - Real Estate News The Ford government says that it will bring forward rent control legislation so that the “vast majority” of tenants do not face increases in 2021. ... More


Ontario housing markets remain potent investment hubs

6/10/2020 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-market-growth-125.jpg - Real Estate News Ontario is replete with markets that are still ripe for investment despite the market impact of COVID-19, according to RE/MAX. ... More


Ontario freezes evictions, temporarily halts scheduled orders due to COVID-19

3/25/2020 | Posted in Ontario News by Jessi Sandhu

movers-24.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario government has confirmed that it will temporarily not issue any new eviction orders and will halt the enforcement of evictions during the COVID-19 outbreak. ... More


Ontario's first-time buyers prefer detached homes and townhouses over condos

3/14/2020 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

middle-age-couple-visiting-house-263.jpg - Real Estate News Condo developers in Ontario looking to sell units to millennials and first-time home buyers could be barking up the wrong tree, according to a new survey from OREA. ... More


Tarion adds new protection for condo buyers

11/3/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

realtor-showing-home-452.jpg - Real Estate News Ontario home warranty provider will require greater disclosure and information sheets. ... More


Rising home prices in Ontario cities fuel slight increase in Canada overall

7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

get-home-sold-real-estate-266.jpg - Real Estate News The price of a Canadian home increased a modest 1.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, largely due to price appreciation in Ontario. ... More


New GTA home sales jumped 94% in May compared to a year earlier

6/27/2019 | Posted in New Developments by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-market-growth-259.jpg - Real Estate News There was strong activity in the Greater Toronto Area’s new homes market in May: 4,794 new homes were sold in the month, up 94% from ... 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


Ontario Realtors advise Ford government to end 'bully' offers

4/8/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

sold-home-for-sale-260.jpg - Real Estate News Industry association also wants its regulator to have more power to 'kick out' unethical agents ... More


Ontario accounts for much of Canada's home price growth

2/22/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

map-of-ontario-canada-63.jpg - Real Estate News Ontario was the epicentre of Canadian home price growth in the past 5 years, according to a new analysis. ... More


GGH region forecast to lead growth in new home sales

1/10/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-market-growth-259.jpg - Real Estate News Sales of new homes should be positive in 2019 despite the challenges of affordability and interest rates. ... More


Ontario scraps rent control for new units

11/20/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

new-condos--new-highrise-condos-136.jpg - Real Estate News Starting immediately, rent control rules will no longer apply to buildings and flats being rented for the first time, the Progressive Conservative government announced Thursday. ... More


OREA asks Ontario to allow open bidding process, revamp realtor rules

10/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

sold-remax-43.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario Real Estate Association is making more than three dozen recommendations to the provincial government on how it should update the rules governing realtors, including ... More


OREA welcomes planned repeal of Green Energy Act

9/21/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

business-data-reporting-274.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario Government is planning to repeal legislation that would require home sellers to obtain a home energy audit before the sale. ... More


Ontario baby boomers are planning to downsize or move out of big cities

8/8/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

senior-couple-55.jpg - Real Estate News Parents re-entering the market after their children stayed home longer than normal, survey says. ... More


Location, location, location: Why our national housing market is a myth

7/30/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

business-meeting-notes-105.jpg - Real Estate News Haider-Moranis Bulletin: For Canadian homebuyers, the only numbers that matter are local. ... More


Non-Toronto markets in Ontario see accelerated home price growth

7/25/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-market-growth-125.jpg - Real Estate News While the Toronto residential market has seen the median cost of its housing shrink in Q2 2018, price growth accelerated in other major Ontario locales such as Kitchener, ... More


Low likelihood of a serious price correction in Ontario: CMHC

6/14/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

marketing-analysys-104.jpg - Real Estate News Current price correction in Ontario housing market does not resemble historical price bust periods according to the latest report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ... More


Ontario's curb on foreign buyers appears to have worked

4/26/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

ontario-government-146.jpg - Real Estate News The impact of the Ontario’s Fair Housing on foreign buyers of the province’s real estate has been revealed by the finance ministry. Finance minister Charles Sousa ... More


Province to lift electric vehicle roadblocks for condo owners

4/23/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

building-offices-100.jpg - Real Estate News Condo dwellers in Ontario will soon have an easier time charging their electric vehicles at home, part of a province-wide plan to reduce emissions and fight climate ... More


Marijuana legalization's effect on real estate in Canada

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

home-buyers-need-to-know-if-marijuana-was-grown-into-property-222.jpg - Real Estate News Real estate agents want to know if you've grown pot in your home. ... More


Condo disputes can now be resolved online

11/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

building-offices-100.jpg - Real Estate News Ontario's new condo tribunal is accessible but will only mediate and adjudicate one kind of dispute to begin. ... More


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