Real Estate News

CREA August 2017 Update

How Many Homes Can You Buy Across Canada for the Price of One in Toronto?: CREA August Update

Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, combined with rising mortgage rates and tougher qualification rules, has taken a bigger-than-expected bite out of… Read More »

Fewer Ontario Foreign Real Estate Buyers

Fewer Ontario Foreign Real Estate Buyers, A Third Bank of Canada Hike, and the Purrrfect Listing: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Fewer Foreign Buyers in Ontario The latest statistics released by the provincial government reveal Ontario foreign real estate buyers have accounted… Read More »

Toronto home sales plunge

Toronto Home Sales Plunge Again, Bank of Canada Hikes Interest Rate, and Selling the Great Gatsby House: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Great Gatsby Mansion Hits Market The Long Island estate that served as both inspiration and backdrop for the literary classic… Read More »

Bank of Canada Hikes Rate to 1%

Bank of Canada Hikes Rate to 1% in September Announcement

The Bank of Canada is pulling the economic purse strings tighter, hiking its overnight lending rate to a full 1… Read More »

GTA House Prices

GTA House Prices Fall Below Million, Parking Lot Condos and the Handmaid’s Tale of NIMBYism: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

GTA House Prices Fall Below Million Mark You no longer need to be a millionaire to purchase a house in… Read More »

Why you need a mortgage pre-approval

Why You Need a Mortgage Pre-Approval When Interest Rates Rise

The property playing field has changed considerably over the summer months. First we had the Ontario government’s Fair Housing Plan;… Read More »

Rules for your real estate agent

Tougher Rules for Your Real Estate Agent, a Mortgage Slowdown, and a Fighter Turned Realtor: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Slower Market Leads to Fewer, Pricier, Mortgages The pace of new mortgages in Canada slowed between April and June of… Read More »

Peak Millennials

Peak Millennials Housing Challenges, Toronto’s Empty Homes Tax, and Realtors Fight Ban: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Peak Millennials Face Peak Housing Challenges While it’s no secret that real estate remains out of affordable reach for many… Read More »

Slowing Home Sales

INFOGRAPHIC – Slowing Home Sales Less Severe in July: CREA

National home prices have fallen as a whole year over year for the first time since 2013, reveals the latest… Read More »

New Builds Hit Record

New Builds Hit Record, Montreal Heats Up, and Airbnb Bites Back: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

No Slowdown in Sight for New Home Construction The resale market may be absorbing a slowdown, but newly-built homes continue… Read More »