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6/1/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Commercial activity in multiple asset classes held steady in Q1 2023 even as markets continued to labour under higher borrowing costs and sustained inflationary pressures, ... More

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6/1/2023 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Amid interest rate hikes and high inflation, more Canadians are turning to credit for relief, with consumer debt hitting a new record in the first quarter of 2023. ... More

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5/29/2023 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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'A change in investor behaviour is on the horizon,' report says ... More

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5/26/2023 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Higher interest rates have not been an impediment to residential investors, new report says ... More

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5/26/2023 | Posted in GTA News by Ron Hyde
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The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) new home market rebounded in April as sales levels started to return to “more traditional” levels, according to Altus Group and the ... More

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5/25/2023 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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The federal housing agency has revealed the latest industry trends ... More

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5/24/2023 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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The central bank has kept the policy rate frozen at 4.5% in its two most recent meetings ... More

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5/23/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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Housing market growth and persistent inflation challenges are hardening expectations of an increase ... More

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5/3/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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While overall transaction activity remains relatively slow, private buyers continued to be more active than institutional investors in the first quarter, according to ... ... More

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4/30/2020 | Posted in Anouncements by Ron Hyde
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Tiff Macklem, a former second-in-command at the Bank of Canada, is returning to the central bank to take over the top job at a moment that he says cries out for bold, ... More

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4/30/2020 | Posted in Canadian HELOC by Ron Hyde
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Canadian banks may clamp down on HELOCs to reduce the risk of spikes in sour loans, which the banks are already bracing for ... More

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4/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Canada’s malls are facing a wave of skipped rents and could see vacancy rates triple by year-end, with the coronavirus poised to leave its scars on a fragile retail sector ... More

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4/27/2020 | Posted in GTA News by Ron Hyde
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TRREB has developed a COVID-19 property tax deferral schedule for every Greater Toronto Area municipality for your convenience and use. ... More

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4/26/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The national market can still provide some impetus for home price growth despite declining sales, according to Royal Bank of Canada Senior Economist Robert Hogue. ... More

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4/22/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 1,654 home sales through TRREB’s MLS® System during the first 17 days of April – down by 69 per cent compared to the ... More

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4/22/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Toronto home sales tumbled in the first half of April, down 69 per cent compared with the previous year, as the coronavirus pandemic led to an economic slowdown and a huge spike ... More

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4/22/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Acquisition of expansive properties has fallen to the wayside, but commercial real estate is poised to become an even more desirable choice for investment after the coronavirus ... More

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4/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Canadian home prices could fall a “relatively modest” five per cent by July as some owners are forced to sell in the face of the economic hardship brought on by ... More

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4/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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One quarter of small businesses can't make April lease or mortgage payments — and it won't get much better any time soon. ... More

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4/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Rising unemployment and high debt is expected to boost mortgage loan delinquencies in Canada, though experts say it won’t play out like the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis of ... More

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4/17/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Canadian banks processed more than 670,000 mortgage deferrals or skipped payments in the month since announcing a measure to help consumers weather the economic hit from the ... More

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4/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The outlook on the Canadian housing market: RBC ... More

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4/15/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Ron Hyde
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Nearly four-fifths of Canadians expect the economy to worsen over the next few months. ... More

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4/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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The Bank of Canada on Wednesday said the coronavirus outbreak was set to trigger the biggest ever near-term Canadian downturn but suspended its regular economic forecasts, citing ... More

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4/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and listings were down sharply between February and March 2020. ... More

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4/14/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today, the aggregate price of a home in Canada is expected to remain remarkably stable through ... More

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4/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The booming Greater Toronto Area has again taken top spot on the North American Crane Index, with the region hosting an astounding 27 per cent of the cranes counted in 14 of the ... More

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4/8/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The trend in housing starts was 204,717 units in March 2020, compared to 209,109 units in February 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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