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10/25/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Carmen Ladisa
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Rughly 30 per cent of first-time homebuyers and nearly nine per cent of existing homeowners received financial help from family this past year to purchase a house. ... More

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10/25/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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The time to rent an apartment for a bargain price in Canada's biggest metropolis has indeed come and gone, with prices continuing to climb quarter-over-quarter this year amid ... More

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10/22/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Carmen Ladisa
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Global bond yield rates are up this month, and Canada is not missing out on the action. ... More

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10/22/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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The vacant home tax is meant to encourage property owners to sell or rent out their unoccupied residential properties to increase Toronto's housing supply - or pay a tax to ... More

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10/22/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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It turns out that some of the city's surrounding suburbs are now among the most competitive real estate battlegrounds in the region ... More

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10/20/2021 | Posted in Financial Health by Carmen Ladisa
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This trend was influenced by historically low rates and sustained housing demand ... More

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10/19/2021 | Posted in Interest Rates by Carmen Ladisa
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Expectations for the first interest rate hike have moved up to as early as April as inflation concerns grow and supply disruptions persist. ... More

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10/18/2021 | Posted in Rental Market by Carmen Ladisa
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Changes on the way to the province's Condominium Act that will place tougher restrictions on tenants. ... More

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10/16/2021 | Posted in Financial Health by Carmen Ladisa
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Nearly 35% of Canadians are worried that higher interest rates could push them into bankruptcy ... More

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10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Carmen Ladisa
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A new survey shows that housing prices in Canada have jumped an astounding 21.4 per cent since this time last year. ... More

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10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Carmen Ladisa
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales edged up between August and September 2021. ... More

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10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Carmen Ladisa
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Popularity of variable-rate mortgages expected to grow further, overturning a trend that has been in place for over a decade. ... More

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10/14/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Carmen Ladisa
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Canadian home prices should rise another 5% before the end of 2021, says a new report from RE/MAX. ... More

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10/13/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Carmen Ladisa
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A growing number of lenders have been raising interest rates recently in response to rising bond yields, including the big six banks. ... More

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10/8/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Carmen Ladisa
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The bank's measure of affordability has seen the gains made pre-pandemic erased with all areas affected ... More

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10/5/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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With superlow interest rates, prices rising constantly and a pandemic that has upended the way we work and shop, investing in commercial real estate right now can seem unusually ... More

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10/5/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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September marked the transition from the slower summer market to the busier fall market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Every year, we generally see an uptick ... More

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10/4/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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With disruptions to the global economy due to COVID in the first half of last year, 2021 already looks to be showing signs of recovery. ... More

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10/2/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Carmen Ladisa
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High-priced cities are making the housing market across Canada vulnerable, the crown agency says ... More

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10/1/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Carmen Ladisa
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Even after a year of pandemic living, Toronto has officially been declared one of the greatest places to be in the world! ... More

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9/29/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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The intensified activity was spurred by a recent boost in inventory, BILD says ... More

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9/28/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Carmen Ladisa
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Bond yields rose sharply on Monday in the U.S. and Canada, and bond yields typically lead fixed mortgage rates. ... More

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9/28/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Carmen Ladisa
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Canada’s housing agency said the country is now at high risk of a sharp correction in home valuations as the continued appreciation in prices becomes unmoored from economic ... More

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9/28/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Carmen Ladisa
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Homeowners paid $769 less per month than renters in Q2 2021, on average ... More

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9/23/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Carmen Ladisa
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Office vacancies in Canada were at the highest level in decades this quarter as new supply continued to come onto the market while the fourth wave of COVID-19 slowed an expected ... More

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9/22/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Carmen Ladisa
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This buyer cohort also makes more expensive residential moves, on average ... More

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