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2/19/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The pace of inbound immigration to Canada – cited as the fastest among the G7 nations – is driving an unprecedented housing boom. ... More

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2/18/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Ottawa changing stress test rate for insured mortgages starting April 6. ... More

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2/18/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Canadian renters are facing larger monthly payments in many markets according to a new report. ... More

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2/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined between December 2019 and January 2020. ... More

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2/13/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in big cities increased by 3.9%, clocking the fastest growth since 2001. ... More

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2/13/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Toronto housing price surge resembles sky-high gains of 2016. ... More

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2/10/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Mortgage stress test forces homebuyers further outside GTA to find house they can afford. ... More

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2/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The national trend in housing starts essentially held steady in January. ... More

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2/7/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The population of the Toronto area will hit 8 million in the next 10 years. It's make or break time? Are we ready? ... More

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2/6/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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TRREB President Michael Collins announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,581 home sales through TRREB’s MLS® System in January 2020 – up by ... More

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2/6/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Toronto Regional Real Estate Board President Michael Collins announces the release of TRREB’s fifth annual Market Year in Review and Outlook Report. ... More

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2/5/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The chief executive of the Bank of Nova Scotia says Canada’s housing market needs more supply, not a major change to the mortgage stress test. ... More

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2/4/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Altus Group Limited has released its 2020 GTA Flash Report, which provides a comprehensive review of the real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) based on 2019 Altus ... More

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2/3/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Developers are betting on new projects in some of Toronto’s oldest suburbs to attract millennials fleeing from the main city area’s inflamed home prices. ... More

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2/3/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Economy nudged higher in the latest monthly stats, helped in part by the real estate and construction industries. ... More

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1/30/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Quarterly price trend report shows most major markets posted gains. ... More

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1/30/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Data centres are now a cornerstone of business and $100 billion has flowed into the asset class in the last decade according to a new report from Cushman & Wakefield. ... More

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1/29/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Fixed rate mortgages could go on sale as fears of spreading coronavirus push bond yields down ... More

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1/28/2020 | Posted in Financial Health by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Despite a decelerating pace of borrowing, Canadian seniors still pushed the nation’s reverse mortgage debt balance towards yet another ... More

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1/27/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Two city councillors are pushing for a rethink of Toronto's municipal land transfer tax rebate for first-time home buyers, suggesting the cap should be increased to match the ... More

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1/22/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada held interest rates steady but expressed heightened concern about a slowing economy. ... More

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1/22/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The current lending rules in Canada are geared towards shorter-mortgage terms ... More

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1/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Strength in the US and core markets in Asia are driving growth in commercial real estate transactions according to a new report. ... More

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1/17/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The 2020s won’t be the decade to lock into a long-term fixed mortgage, according to RBC Economics. ... More

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1/17/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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There were 5,367 condominium apartment sales in the Greater Toronto Area in the fourth quarter of 2019. ... More

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1/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales eased between November and December 2019. ... More

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1/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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This year should be a good one for Canada’s commercial real estate sector with overall strong performance. ... More

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1/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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There was a decline in the 6-month moving trend in Canadian housing starts in December. ... More

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1/9/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Average rents in Canada are expected grow by 3% this year, while Toronto will see a stronger 7% increase in rents. ... More

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1/8/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Royal Bank of Canada chief executive Dave McKay told a banking conference on Tuesday that the mortgage stress test has “generally been good ... More

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