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12/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Ron Hyde
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According to the 2018 REMAX Market Outlook report, many purchasers will set their sights on Toronto’s suburbs in 2018, and that could be especially beneficial for house ... More

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12/15/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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The Bank of Canada is increasingly confident the economy will need less stimulus over time, Governor Stephen Poloz said on Thursday in an end-of-year speech that boosted the ... More

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12/14/2017 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales rose strongly in November 2017. ... More

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12/13/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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A new report estimates housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area will increase 6.8% next year, but investors can get ahead of rising costs by buying early. ... More

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12/12/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Industrial segment cited as the main contributor to this increase. ... More

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12/10/2017 | Posted in New Developments by Ron Hyde
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts picked up in November, with condo building in Toronto driving the trend.   ... More

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12/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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With reduced buying power, house hunters will scoop these properties up ... More

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12/8/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Canadian families increased their net worth by 14.7% in the four years from 2012-2016 according to new data from Statistics Canada. ... More

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12/6/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Consumers looking to consolidate debt currently have more buying power than they will next month, therefore rushing to refinance their mortgages before the new mortgage ... More

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12/6/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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The Bank of Canada stuck with its trend-setting interest rate, but it offered fresh, yet cautious, warnings to Canadians that increases are likely on the way. ... More

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12/5/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,374 transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in November ... More

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12/4/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The Bank of Canada has released its latest assessment of the financial system and has once again highlighted risk from mortgages. ... More

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11/29/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Pen up demand in the Greater Toronto Area is going to be unleashed next year, according to one bank's chief economist. ... More

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11/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Ron Hyde
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Real estate agents want to know if you've grown pot in your home. ... More

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11/25/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The Building Industry and Land Development Association says the GTA's supply of newly constructed condos last month hit its highest level since it began tracking that data ... More

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11/24/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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More than half of Canadians say they have good knowledge of debt management, yet many Canadians who hold a mortgage don’t believe they’re in debt at all. ... More

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11/22/2017 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Few could have predicted the roller coaster that was the Canadian housing market in 2017. Here are 6 predictions for 2017 that ended up falling seriously short. ... More

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11/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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It will be more difficult to qualify for a mortgage in 2018, with experts saying it will slow the growth of housing in Canada. ... More

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11/16/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Canada’s housing agency is seeking more data on home loans from shadow lenders, amid concern rising levels of debt aren’t being adequately tracked and may increase the ... More

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11/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Ron Hyde
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a modest monthly increase in October but remain below levels ... More

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11/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Ron Hyde
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In October the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was down 1.0% from the previous month, a second consecutive monthly decline and the largest ... More

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11/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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With the expectation that first-time homebuyers will be shuttered out of the housing market, thereby reducing the number of people to whom seniors can sell their homes, reverse ... More

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11/14/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Commercial leasing slipped in October but the city’s real estate board says the market is still buoyant and the outlook is good. ... More

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11/11/2017 | Posted in Home Buyers by Ron Hyde
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Did you know that it’s actually less expensive to buy a home compared to a condo. ... More

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11/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Ontario's new condo tribunal is accessible but will only mediate and adjudicate one kind of dispute to begin. ... More

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11/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said 2,438 new housing units were launched in the Greater Toronto Area in October, a 42-per-cent drop from 4,204 units in the same month last ... More

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11/6/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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After a slow summer following the introduction of the province’s Fair Housing Plan, Toronto’s housing market could be balancing out. ... More

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11/2/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos reported 7,118 residential sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2017. This result represented an ... More

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11/1/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The unsold inventory of new condo units in the Greater Toronto Area has increased for the first time since the end of 2015. ... More

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10/31/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Ron Hyde
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Ontario and B.C.'s finance ministers say they are open to the idea of a registry of pre- construction condominium sales as the Canada Revenue Agency ramps up efforts to find ... More

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