6/14/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Current price correction in Ontario housing market does not resemble historical price bust periods according to the latest report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ... More

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  4/26/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The impact of the Ontario’s Fair Housing on foreign buyers of the province’s real estate has been revealed by the finance ministry. Finance minister Charles Sousa ... More

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  4/23/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Condo dwellers in Ontario will soon have an easier time charging their electric vehicles at home, part of a province-wide plan to reduce emissions and fight climate ... More

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  3/13/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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There has been a sharp drop in sales of luxury properties in the Toronto area, but real estate agents are optimistic of improvement. This is according to a report released today ... More

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  3/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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A new report ranked Ontario’s largest metropolitan areas by real estate market performance and suitability for investment over the next 5 years. ... 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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  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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  10/24/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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A renewed boost of consumer confidence will make itself apparent in the increased stability of Ontario’s residential real estate market, a few months after the introduction ... More

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  9/29/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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In an announcement earlier this week, the government of Ontario stated that it has established a new team tasked with removing the multiple barriers to housing construction and ... More

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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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In spite of recent scares regarding their values, detached houses remain the strongest real estate investment to be had in the GTA. ... More

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  9/26/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The tight Ontario rental market will worsen without increasing the units available by around 6,250 a year for a decade. ... More

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  9/15/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The number of non-resident owners of real estate in The Greater Golden Horseshoe has declined since the introduction of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan in the spring. ... More

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  9/1/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Ontario tenants will have additional protection from eviction starting Friday, September 1, 2017; when a landlord ends a tenancy to have family members move in, people evicted ... More

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  8/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Home sales in the Greater Golden Horseshoe just saw the smallest decline since Ontario’s housing clampdown, suggesting the market may be stabilizing. ... More

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  8/1/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Names of Ontario condominium directors will be listed in a public database under new regulations unveiled this month, as the province begins to implement a new law to protect unit ... More

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  6/28/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Ontario is proposing banning the practice of double ending, in which a real estate agent represents both a buyer and a seller in a transaction. ... More

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  6/27/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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More first-home buyers in Ontario appear to be delaying their purchases in the wake of the province’s new policies intended to cool the red-hot housing market. At the same ... More

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  6/4/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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In the inaugural issue of Canadian Property Investor, the publication identified the Top 50 Places to Invest in Canada. Now it's time to dig a little deeper -- to ... More

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  6/3/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The only thing increasing faster than GTA home prices is the complexity of the market. Lesser-known but very important changes are already underway that will significantly ... More

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  5/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto’s trying to make it more affordable to rent in one of the world’s hottest housing markets. New measures may have the opposite effect. ... More

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  5/2/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Canadians are confident in the Canadian real estate market, and they’re putting their money where their mouth is. According to the latest numbers from the Canadian Real ... More

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  4/24/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Regulatory changes that require home buyers in Ontario to provide complete information on their citizenship and place of residence take effect today. ... More

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  4/20/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Ontario plans to help cool a hot housing market by bringing in a 15-per-cent foreign buyer tax, expanding rent control, allowing Toronto to impose a tax on vacant homes and using ... More

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  4/18/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Seeking to tame a roaring housing market in greater Toronto, the Ontario government is considering a speculation tax on home purchases by non-residents according to the The Globe ... More

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  3/28/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Attention hard-pressed homebuyers: Finance Minister Charles Sousa is promising help in his spring budget to make houses and condos more affordable. ... More

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  3/10/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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A foreign buyers’ tax is back on the table in Ontario, with the finance minister saying it’s one possible option he’s looking at to cool the housing market. ... More

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  3/6/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The continued boom in the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area continues to push other Ontario markets higher. ... More

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  2/16/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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A plain language summary of the first round of proposed changes to rules under the Condominium Act was posted yesterday on Ontario’s Regulatory Registry. The ... More

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  1/29/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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CMHC data shows sky-high prices in the Greater Toronto Area are pushing homebuyers further afield. Spillover from the red-hot GTA real estate market is driving demand and ... More

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