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10/13/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Paul Solomons
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A growing number of lenders have been raising interest rates recently in response to rising bond yields, including the big six banks.

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Mortgage Rates Rising as Bond Yields Surge

10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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A new survey shows that housing prices in Canada have jumped an astounding 21.4 per cent since this time last year.

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Canadian home prices have jumped 21.4 per cent since last year, survey finds

10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales edged up between August and September 2021.

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Canadian home prices continue to re-accelerate in September

10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Popularity of variable-rate mortgages expected to grow further, overturning a trend that has been in place for over a decade.

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Canada's housing market unlikely to cool as new home buyers opt for variable loans

10/14/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Canadian home prices should rise another 5% before the end of 2021, says a new report from RE/MAX.

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Canadian home prices to grow 5% through 2021: RE/MAX

10/8/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Paul Solomons
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The bank's measure of affordability has seen the gains made pre-pandemic erased with all areas affected

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RBC: Housing affordability has slipped to its worst in 30 years

10/1/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Paul Solomons
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Even after a year of pandemic living, Toronto has officially been declared one of the greatest places to be in the world!

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Toronto named one of the best cities in the world by new report

10/5/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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With superlow interest rates, prices rising constantly and a pandemic that has upended the way we work and shop, investing in commercial real estate right now can seem ... More

Low interest rates tempting for investors in commercial real estate

10/5/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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September marked the transition from the slower summer market to the busier fall market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Every year, we generally see an uptick

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Tight GTA Housing Market Conditions Sustain Strong Price Growth

10/2/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Paul Solomons
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High-priced cities are making the housing market across Canada vulnerable, the crown agency says

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Toronto real estate is facing a significant downturn says CMHC

10/4/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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With disruptions to the global economy due to COVID in the first half of last year, 2021 already looks to be showing signs of recovery.

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Investors look ahead despite continued pandemic-related challenges as Canadian CRE investments reach a new peak in first half of the year

9/29/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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The intensified activity was spurred by a recent boost in inventory, BILD says

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GTA saw a record number of sales for one home type last month

9/28/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Paul Solomons
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Bond yields rose sharply on Monday in the U.S. and Canada, and bond yields typically lead fixed mortgage rates.

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Bond Yields Are Rising. Are Fixed Mortgage Rates Next?

9/28/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Canada’s housing agency said the country is now at high risk of a sharp correction in home valuations as the continued appreciation in prices becomes unmoored from ... More

Housing-Market Risk Jumps to High in Canadian Government Rating

9/28/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul Solomons
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Homeowners paid $769 less per month than renters in Q2 2021, on average

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Buying vs Renting study: Homeowners come out in front financially in more than 90% of scenarios analyzed

9/23/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Office vacancies in Canada were at the highest level in decades this quarter as new supply continued to come onto the market while the fourth wave of COVID-19 slowed an ... More

Canadian office vacancy rate hits highest level since 1994

9/22/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Paul Solomons
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This buyer cohort also makes more expensive residential moves, on average

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Where do immigrants buy homes in Canada?

9/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Condos are least likely to be occupied by their owners, Statistics Canada says

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How do the provinces compare on non-resident ownership?

9/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Canadian home prices rose in August from July, though the pace of price growth slowed for the third consecutive month, data showed on Thursday.

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Canadian home prices climb in August, but pace of gains slows- Teranet

9/17/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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 Paul Solomons
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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
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