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21 May

Housing Affordability in Toronto

Hits: 2  One of the biggest topics of discussion, amid the current housing climate, centers around homebuyer affordability. It’s no secret that housing prices have grown substantially over the last decade, pricing many homebuyers out of the market. In fact, since 2020, the housing affordability index has signaled the growing difficultly of costs as they related …

23 March

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Housing Market Recovery

Hits: 3  If you are like many out there who have been sidelined from buying a new home due to current market conditions, the wait may soon be over. Canada’s economy is signaling good news for both buyers and sellers heading into the peak spring 2024 buying season, with many experts predicting an imminent housing recovery …

20 September

How Immigrants Impact the Toronto Real Estate Market

Hits: 13  For the last few years, Canada has made headlines for promoting an extremely inclusive immigration agenda. In fact, since 2019 the government has resettled more refugees than any other country.1 But immigration policies have recently come under fire from Toronto residents who are already tired trying to navigate tough real estate market. Inventory is …

23 April

Government Programs for First Time Canadian Homebuyers

Hits: 70  As a first-time homebuyer it can feel a bit trepidatious embarking on your first homebuying journey, however that hasn’t stopped thousands of Canadians from successfully becoming new homeowners through the support of key government assistance programs. While the average price of homes in Ontario has been elevated, many experts forecast price growth to decelerate …

16 February

Five Steps Every Property Owner Should Take to Protect Against Real Estate Title Fraud

Hits: 71  There are many benefits to owning real estate including appreciation and the opportunity to earn passive income. However, most property owners also don’t consider the risks that come with owning real estate.   While you may already have protection in place to hedge against a common hazard, such as a fire or busted pipe, …

9 October

What’s a Trigger Rate and How Does it Impact Your Monthly Mortgage Payment?

Hits: 15  Recent inflation has had a tremendous impact on thousands of household budgets across Canada. However, higher food and gas prices are the least to worry about for some consumers who either bought a new home or refinanced at peak pandemic conditions.   The Bank of Canada has taken to rapidly increasing interest rates to …