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9/17/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Anabela Serra
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There can be tax consequences when you convert your home, or part of it, into a rental

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Do you have a rental unit in your home? Prepare to meet the tax man

9/16/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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What long-term trends should we follow for the next five to 10 years?

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Innovation, technology to drive the future of industrial CRE

9/15/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Amid steady pandemic recovery, investment volume and counts post massive quarterly and annual increases

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CBRE: Commercial investment activity breaks records in Q2

9/10/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anabela Serra
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The winter buying frenzy in Canada’s housing market has given way to a restrained pace of sales that will culminate in prices flattening early next year, says a report ... More

Home prices will flatten in 2022: RBC

9/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were little changed between July and August 2021.

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Canadian housing markets currently cruising between pre- and peak pandemic levels

9/15/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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From rising inflation and falling consumer confidence to changing real estate preferences, Canada’s mortgage market could be impacted on multiple fronts.

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Top Risks and Trends in Canada's Mortgage Market

9/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Toronto’s streetfront retail leasing and transaction activity is in better shape than many people probably think, according to CBRE.

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Momentum growing for Toronto's streetfront retail

9/8/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Anabela Serra
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The Bank of Canada delivered a status quo rate decision today, keeping its target rate and bond purchases unchanged.

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Bank of Canada Keeps Status Quo, Rate Hikes Still on the Table for Next Year

9/8/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Anabela Serra
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The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold Wednesday as it warned the fourth wave of the pandemic and supply bottlenecks could weigh on the economic ... More

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate on hold at 0.25 per cent

9/8/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Every major party platform offers proposals for reining in what has become a nationwide affordability crisis.

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Here are 5 ways the feds could fix Canada's housing crisis

9/3/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) has just reported the third-best sales result on record for the month of August.

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GTA Housing Demand Remains Strong In August

9/2/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Anabela Serra
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What's “buyer fatigue”? This term applies to home hunters who have been repeatedly outbid and left disillusioned by the process.

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Buyer Fatigue Surfacing in Canadian Housing Market?

9/1/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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The frenzied pace of sales is starting to slow across the country according to a report from RBC Economics.

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Canadian housing market faces lower risk of overheating: RBC

8/28/2021 | Posted in Condo Market by Anabela Serra
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The city is back to bidding wars for rental units as prices creep back up, especially in certain neighbourhoods, while others remain a bit more affordable.

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The time to get into a Toronto apartment for a bargain price has come and gone

8/31/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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A new report shows that Q2 volumes were the highest ever recorded in a single quarter

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Canadian mortgage volumes hit record high

8/28/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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After floundering through 2020, the Greater Toronto Area's condo market has been rebounding in full force this year.

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Condo sales skyrocket to historic levels in Toronto suburbs

8/27/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Anabela Serra
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If above-target inflation persists, it could have ramifications for homeowners in the form of shifting rate-hike expectations.

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What Does High Inflation Mean for Mortgage Rates?

8/26/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Out of 60 areas covered by the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board, only six had detached homes priced below $1 million, according to an analysis by RE/MAX.

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Detached homes cost $1 million in 54 of 60 TRREB areas

8/24/2021 | Posted in Financial Health by Anabela Serra
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Mortgages keep growing, but the last year saw the biggest drop in Canadian credit card debt since at least 1999.

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The pandemic has Canadians paying down non-mortgage debt at fastest pace since 1980s

8/23/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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The Greater Toronto Area continues to remain strong and resilient as it registers record-breaking volumes in the first half of 2021 despite enduring a third wave of COVID-19 ... More

 GTA commercial real estate market registers a record-setting first half

8/23/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Anabela Serra
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Politicians are zeroing in on ways that just might make the dream of owning a home that much easier.

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What the parties are promising for homebuyers

8/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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As party leaders close out their first week of campaigning, it is no surprise that affordable housing has become a top issue in the 2021 federal election.

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Housing affordability shaping up to be a top issue in the 2021 federal election: Nanos

8/20/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Among the factors that are likely to impact the Canadian mortgage market between now and the end of the year, one of the most significant could be immigration.

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How new immigrants could help shape the Canadian mortgage market

8/20/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Canadians are piling into mortgages at more than double the historical pace as the housing market appears to moderate after a pandemic boom.

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Mortgage debt is rising at its fastest pace in Canada since 2007

8/19/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Multi-suite housing and warehouse facilities remain in the sights of investors as the economy improves.

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Canadian CRE market continues to favour residential and industrial

8/16/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were down between June and July 2021.

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Canadian home sales continue to normalize in July

8/19/2021 | Posted in New Developments by Anabela Serra
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The trend in housing starts was 286,620 units in July 2021, down from 293,085 units in June 2021, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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Canadian housing starts trended lower in July

8/16/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Anabela Serra
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Bidding wars don’t occur with every vacancy, but they tend to cluster in desired neighbourhoods and buildings

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Competition for low-rise rentals in GTA sparks bidding wars
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