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9/17/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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There can be tax consequences when you convert your home, or part of it, into a rental ... More

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9/16/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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What long-term trends should we follow for the next five to 10 years? ... More

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9/15/2021 | 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 were little changed between July and August 2021. ... More

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9/15/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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9/15/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Amid steady pandemic recovery, investment volume and counts post massive quarterly and annual increases ... More

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

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9/10/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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 from ... More

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

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9/8/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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 recovery. ... More

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9/8/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Every major party platform offers proposals for reining in what has become a nationwide affordability crisis. ... More

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9/3/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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9/2/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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

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8/31/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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A new report shows that Q2 volumes were the highest ever recorded in a single quarter ... More

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

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8/28/2021 | Posted in Condo Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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

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8/26/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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

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8/23/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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 and ... More

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

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8/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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8/20/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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8/20/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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. ... More

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

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8/19/2021 | Posted in New Developments by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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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). ... More

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8/18/2021 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Ontario residents are growing increasingly stressed out about money, debt, and the ability to cover even their basic living expenses, according to ... More

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

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