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CMHC to review down payments on investment properties as part of federal strategy to tackle housing risks

1/13/2022 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

cheque-debt-bills-signature-96.jpg - Real Estate News Speculative investing in residential real estate has become an important concern, prompting Canadians to overbid on properties ... More


Investors account for 19% of homebuyers: Bank of Canada

1/13/2022 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

mortgages-475.jpg - Real Estate News Investors accounted for nearly 20 per cent of home purchases dating back to 2014, a figure that has rapidly outpaced other types of buyers during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... More


How do the provinces compare on non-resident ownership?

9/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

laptop-research-453.jpg - Real Estate News Condos are least likely to be occupied by their owners, Statistics Canada says ... More


More than 10% of hot-market homeowners own more than one home

7/29/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

home-purchase-contract-441.jpg - Real Estate News New report highlights how equity in owners’ primary residence has facilitated their investments. ... More


The taxing truth about investing in real estate

5/28/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

calculator--analysis--reporting-128.jpg - Real Estate News Whether you’re a seasoned investor or looking to buy your first rental property, however, the tax implications of investing in real estate can be daunting. ... More


Does deferring payments during the pandemic affect your credit score?

4/14/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Jessi Sandhu

happy-people-looking-blueprint-254.jpg - Real Estate News According to Equifax, last year there were 900,000 deferred mortgages and 1.2 million deferred credit card payments. ... More


Multi-family residential sector will thrive in 2021: Morguard

1/29/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-413.jpg - Real Estate News The door is open to real estate investors looking to get into the multi-family residential sector, but if they wait too long they might miss their chance. ... 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


Canadian banks expected to tighten home equity line of credit access

4/30/2020 | Posted in Canadian HELOC by Jessi Sandhu

big-6-banks-canada-317.jpg - Real Estate News Canadian banks may clamp down on HELOCs to reduce the risk of spikes in sour loans, which the banks are already bracing for ... More


Condo boom puts Toronto atop Crane Index ... again

4/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

new-condos--new-highrise-condos-136.jpg - Real Estate News The booming Greater Toronto Area has again taken top spot on the North American Crane Index, with the region hosting an astounding 27 per cent of the cranes counted in 14 of the ... More


Toronto housing investors could have done better with REITS

11/8/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

finance-market-growth-127.jpg - Real Estate News Investing in real estate is seen as a good bet and for good reason, but an analysis of performance over the past decade shows the asset class has lagged some other options. ... More


GTA largely responsible for house flipping in the Waterloo region

8/19/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-agent-showing-floor-plan-to-buyers-111.jpg - Real Estate News Real estate flipping in the Waterloo region is mostly committed by investors from the Greater Toronto Area, according to a new report by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ... More


Canadian hotels investment set for a bumper year

5/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

condos-highrises-101.jpg - Real Estate News A report from CBRE forecasts rising demand from domestic and international investors which will boost investment in the sector beyond 2018’s $1.5 billion and the 10-year ... More


GTA investment sales activity continues decelerating: Altus Group

5/13/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

financial-markets-report-272.jpg - Real Estate News Sales activity in the Greater Toronto Area investment market considerably slowed down in Q1 2019, according to a new quarterly analysis by Altus Group. ... More


Lower mortgage rates won't do much for Toronto homebuyers

1/22/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

financial-markets-report-272.jpg - Real Estate News Those in the market for a Toronto home shouldn’t get too excited about the prospect of lower mortgage rates, says one economist. ... More


Toronto rents up 11% in 2019

12/18/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Jessi Sandhu

downtown-toronto-from-cn-tower-255.jpg - Real Estate News Canadian landlords will be increasing rents in 2019 as strong demand for rental housing continues amid high home prices and tighter mortgage lending rules. ... More


Multifamily sector leads investment in construction

11/26/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

new-construction-w-supervisors-285.jpg - Real Estate News Investment in Canada’s building construction edged 0.3% higher in September compared to the previous month. ... More


GTA residential land increasingly scarce, costly

11/21/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

business-data-reporting-274.jpg - Real Estate News As land for single- and multi-family homes gets more scarce and expensive due to population growth in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), investment activity shows confidence and ... More


Investors remain confident in GTA housing market says CBRE

11/7/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

single-house-new-build-framing-313.jpg - Real Estate News The moderation of the single-family housing market in the Greater Toronto Area has not dampened the market for residential land. ... More


Property investment in Canada still showing robust activity, demand

7/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

investment-opportunities-message-267.jpg - Real Estate News Investors seem unruffled by anxieties over the global economy and cross-border trade wars. ... More


Canada among top 5 countries to invest in real estate

4/11/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

market-reports-on-business-271.jpg - Real Estate News A survey of international real estate markets has put Canada in the top 5 for investors. ... More


Canada among top 3 most stable for real estate investment

1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

mortgage-rates---interest-rates-48.jpg - Real Estate News A survey of members of the Association of Foreign Real Estate Investors holds Canada steady in third place for 2017, the same as a year earlier. ... More


Hidden gems could be in 905 next year

12/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

calculator--analysis--reporting-128.jpg - Real Estate News According to the 2018 REMAX Market Outlook report, many purchasers will set their sights on Toronto’s suburbs in 2018, and that could be especially beneficial for house ... More


GTA housing prices to increase 6.8% next year, but investors can still capitalize

12/13/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

business-meeting-notes-105.jpg - Real Estate News A new report estimates housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area will increase 6.8% next year, but investors can get ahead of rising costs by buying early. ... More


No shortage of investors for Canada's commercial real estate

9/27/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

commercial-real-estate-65.jpg - Real Estate News The first half of 2017 saw a 29% increase in investment in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, a new survey from Avison Young reveals. ... More


Looming rate hikes seen dousing Canadian consumers, housing market

6/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

Bank-of-Canada-4.jpg - Real Estate News Looming rate hikes by the Bank of Canada will put financial stress on indebted Canadians and potentially exacerbate a slowdown in the nation's long housing boom, credit ... More


5 terms every condo investor needs to know

5/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Jessi Sandhu

new-condos--new-highrise-condos-136.jpg - Real Estate News For new investors, it's easy to get overwhelmed by facts, figures, formulas, and different investment calculations. And, although many people are aware of condo investing ... More


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