Affordability

Mortgage calculators are helpful home buying tools

Why You Should Use Mortgage Calculators

When starting the home-buying process, it’s understandable to want to jump right into house hunting – after all, that’s the… Read More »

Canada's banks are worried about Toronto and Vancouver home prices

Banks Are Worried About Toronto and Vancouver Home Prices

It is more expensive than ever to buy a home in Canada – a fact that is causing our nation’s… Read More »

Vancouver foreign investment tax raises questions

4 Unanswered Questions About The Vancouver Foreign Investment Tax

On July 25, British Columbia’s provincial government announced a new 15% property transfer tax (PTT) to be added on all… Read More »

Sky-high average low rise home price is sending young families into condos

Families Turn to Condos as Average Low Rise Home Price Hits $900,000

It’s becoming extra pricey to live on the ground floor in the Greater Toronto Area – in fact, access to… Read More »

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Home Budgeting Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Visions of friends gathering for a BBQ, immaculate gardens, enough space to really relax. Ah, your first home! Exciting, isn’t… Read More »

townhose vs house

Townhouse vs Single Family Home: Which is Right for You?

Toronto real estate listings are full of townhouses, semi-detached homes, and detached houses. When trying to decide between a regular single… Read More »

The Great White North… Housing Bubble?

Is Canada on the verge of one of the biggest housing bubble in the world? An article in The Atlantic… Read More »

Demographia: Vancouver is 2nd Worst for Housing Affordability

Living in the city has always been more expensive. How do Canadian cities compare with the rest of the world?… Read More »

Considering the Fixer-Upper as Your First-Time Home Purchase

by CanEquity Buy Low Now, Sell High Later Despite impending whispers of interest rates on the rise, home prices are… Read More »