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BMO report on Canadian housing market

By | 2017-01-23T12:11:03+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Categories: Realty Talk|Tags: |

It’s rare to put a newspaper down these days without reading an article on the Canadian housing market; and even rarer to read something that does not suggest an imminent collapse. But, like any issue that is as broad and complex as housing, there is more [...]

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A Housing Analyst’s Top 10 Forecasting Tips

By | 2017-01-23T12:11:09+00:00 November 21st, 2010|Categories: Realty Talk|Tags: |

Keeping track of Canada's volatile housing market hasn't been easy during the last several years. After almost a decade of extremely strong growth, the market took a dive during the recession. In 2009 it roared back and made up everything it had lost, catching most observers [...]

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CREA National resale housing activity

By | 2017-01-23T12:11:11+00:00 March 1st, 2010|Categories: Realty Talk|Tags: |

Canadian Real Estate Association has now started to report national resale housing statistics on YouTube. Multimedia is a great way to keep in touch with both internal (REALTORS®) and external stakeholders (consumers). Stay tuned for many more such videos in the coming months. As a full time [...]

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Canada’s new housing rules

By | 2017-01-23T12:11:11+00:00 February 16th, 2010|Categories: Realty Talk|Tags: , , |

Today, Canada 's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced new housing rules. These rules will make it more difficult for people to qualify to buy new homes. These rules break down into three types: First Time Home Buyers: The government plans to mandate that all borrowers meet standards [...]

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Real Estate Market Update

By | 2017-01-23T12:11:11+00:00 February 5th, 2010|Categories: Condos, Realty Talk, Square One Condos|Tags: |

As per Toronto MLS® rental market report, condo apartment rentals increased 12 per cent over same time last year. When comparing Mississauga Square one (W 15 district) and Downtown Toronto (C 1 district) the rental market seems to be somewhat stronger in Downtown Toronto for the same [...]

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Looking Ahead: Canada’s Housing Demand to 2036

By | 2017-01-23T12:11:11+00:00 January 8th, 2010|Categories: Realty Talk|Tags: , |

From now until 2036, Canada's population growth is going to slow down, and as Canadians age, fewer new households will be formed. The country's housing industry is counting on immigrants to pick up the slack. A report in the Canadian Housing Observer by Canada Mortgage and [...]

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