9/6/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Moody's revises its outlook for the Canadian banking system to stable from negative, as the ratings company now sees the Canadian government less likely to ... More

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  7/4/2018 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Marti Philp
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Foreign ownership, speculation perceived to be the most influential factors according to a recent report by CMHC. ... More

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  5/14/2018 | Posted in Luxury Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Luxury home prices across Canada have remained “relatively resilient” this year so far despite lower sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Greater Vancouver, ... More

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  1/4/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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By all indications, 2017 has proven to be a tumultuous period in the mortgage and real estate spheres, but a markets observer argued that this year will offer a measure of respite ... More

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  10/10/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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Conventional economic factors including population, incomes and borrowing costs accounted for less than half of the 40% surge in Toronto home prices between 2010 and 2016, ... More

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  9/18/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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There was a small increase in national home sales in August, reversing a four-month trend of decline, as the GTA rebounded. ... More

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  8/15/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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While various quarters have cited supply scarcity as a central driver in Toronto’s long-running housing affordability issues, latest census data actually belies that notion, ... More

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  6/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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The dramatic rise in Canadian house prices has been making headlines almost daily. But Canada isn’t the only country experiencing skyrocketing home prices. ... More

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  6/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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In May, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was up 2.2% from the previous month, the largest May gain in the 19-year history of the index. ... More

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  5/25/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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Efforts to rein in Toronto's hot housing market and recent problems at mortgage lender Home Capital are unlikely to hurt Canada's national real estate market as low ... More

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  5/18/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Marti Philp
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For the last three years, analysts have been predicting a Canadian housing crash and ensuing recession, yet the economy continues to chug along and house prices are still rising. ... More

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  4/18/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were up on a month-over-month basis in March 2017. ... More

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  4/18/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Apprehension grows over the region's steep price gains, causing many to search for property in regions beyond the GTA. ... More

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  4/5/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 12,077 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in March ... More

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  3/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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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

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  3/22/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The ever-rising home prices in Toronto are set to gather pace and require policy measures to curb speculation according to economists. ... More

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  3/22/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Marti Philp
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In the first two months of 2017 there were 2,876 such sales, up from 1,548 in the same period of 2016, a top real estate brokerage reports. ... More

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  3/20/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Marti Philp
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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. ... More

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  3/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were up on a month-over-month basis in February 2017. ... More

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  3/14/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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Canadian home prices rose in February as prices continued to climb in the hot Toronto market, data showed on Tuesday in a report that was unlikely to alleviate concerns from some ... More

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  3/6/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The continued boom in the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area continues to push other Ontario markets higher. ... More

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  3/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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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

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  3/5/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Add Canada’s largest bank to the growing chorus of lenders worrying about unsustainable price growth in Toronto. Sparking speculation that further mortgage rule changes ... More

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  3/3/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,014 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in ... More

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  2/17/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Well, this may be the first time in recent memory a big bank economist has used the feared B-word in relation to real estate. Bubble. ... More

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  2/9/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Marti Philp
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A study commissioned by the Toronto Real Estate Board considered the impact of GO’s Regional Express Rail expansion on Toronto region housing prices and affordability. ... More

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  1/29/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Marti Philp
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CMHC data shows sky-high prices in the Greater Toronto Area are pushing homebuyers further afield. Spillover from the red-hot GTA real estate market is driving demand and ... More

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  1/11/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The $1-million club isn’t so exclusive any longer, as a record number of homes sold for at least that much in the Greater Toronto Area last year. ... More

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  1/4/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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Amid crucial political developments worldwide and the passage of federal measures intended to improve affordability, 2016 has proven to be a year of flux for the Canadian housing ... More

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