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Housing is Driving The Canadian Economy

Q4 economic growth was much stronger than expected. This could help explain why interest rates have risen so fast recently and could portend a more optimistic statement from the Bank of Canada next week.

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Home sales fell again in May, but don’t get used to this

Despite buying activity decelerating in May, the average selling price still crept up by 1.1% month-over-month to reach a record $1,108,453 thanks to new listings decreasing in April.

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Hamilton’s ‘hidden gem’ properties

"There’s a hidden gem: mixed-use commercial properties in downtown Hamilton that might be able to be converted into residential properties."

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Canada has lowest housing units per capita in G7

"How do you fix supply? That’s a really difficult question because of the amount of time it takes and the cost inputs," says Dustan Woodhouse, president of Mortgage Architects.

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Commercial sector hampered by dated property tax valuations

Some operators are essentially paying property taxes that reflect their values in 2016, not their present-day, revenue-depleted circumstances.

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Home renovations spiked 47% during pandemic

“We’ve seen an almost 50% increase in home renovation projects during COVID,” said Lawrence Krimker, CEO of Simply Group and owner of SNAP Financial.

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Government accused of swindling first-time homebuyers

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive has been modified to improve income qualification. These changes raise the maximum household income from $120,000 to $150,000.

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June virtual conference promises to turn agents into millionaires

“The easiest way to prove to people you can help them is to just start helping them, no strings attached,” said Craig Proctor, the master realtor who revolutionized the team concept.

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Expect rise in attempted mortgage fraud: broker

According to a recent Equifax survey, 9% of respondents admitted they weren’t fully truthful on their mortgage applications and that Millennials were more comfortable with the idea of falsifying information.

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These condo units offer investors the best bang for their buck

Investing in a smaller unit like a studio condominium may be the safest bet for investors in an expensive market like Toronto. According to these experts, here's the cash flow you can expect to see.

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Pandemic containment measures in Canada caused job losses and a rise in the unemployment rate in Apr

Following the third wave of COVID, Statistics Canada released a labour survey outlining that both part-time and full-time employment declined.

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32 years needed to afford down payment in Vancouver: National Bank

This is how long it takes in years to save for a down payment in each of these major cities in Canada. And yes, it's a long time!

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416 condo market eclipsed 905 in Q1: Urbanation

According to an Urbanation report, preconstruction condo sales in the City of Toronto climbed to 2,886 in the first quarter of the year from 2,829 in Q1-2020.

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