Real Estate News

Tarion as Builder Regulator

Ontario Government Ousts Tarion as Builder Regulator

Ontario’s new build watchdog, which has been in place for 40 years, has had its regulatory status rescinded by the… Read More »

Federal Budget 2017

Millions in Funding Announced for New Housing Data: Federal Budget 2017

There were no new measures to further cool the Canadian housing market in today’s tabling of the Federal Budget –… Read More »

Capital Gains Tax

Sousa Urges Feds to Hike Capital Gains Tax on Home Sales

UPDATE: Federal Finance Minster Bill Morneau has stated the Department of Finance is not considering a hike to the capital… Read More »

Was your down payment a good investment?

Was Your Down Payment a Good Investment?

With national home prices on a steady rise (up 3.5% year over year in February, and over 20% in Canada’s… Read More »

US Fed Rate Hike

Will the US Fed Rate Hike Mean Higher Canadian Mortgage Rates?

It isn’t just rapidly heating real estate prices barring some buyers from the housing market – a trend of rising… Read More »

Foreign Buyer Tax

Ontario Government to Consider Foreign Buyer Tax

Could a tax on foreign buyers, similar to the one implemented in Vancouver last summer, be a possibility in Ontario?… Read More »

Toronto rental market

5 Tips for Getting Ahead in the Toronto Rental Market

Finding a home in Toronto takes a certain competitive spirit. The challenges of breaking into Toronto real estate amid rising prices, scant supply and… Read More »

February real estate news

Monthly Real Estate News Recap: February

While usually a slower month for real estate activity, February’s market news was anything but typical. From big bank bubble warnings… Read More »

Housing Market Bubble

Does Canada Really Have a Housing Market Bubble?

Rising prices in the Toronto and Vancouver real estate markets have led many to question whether or not Canada is… Read More »

Toronto Average House Price

Toronto Average House Price Now Higher Than Vancouver’s

It is officially more expensive to purchase a house in Toronto than it is in Vancouver. According to the February… Read More »