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4/16/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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CIBC economist says regulators need to revisit rules that have made it harder to get a mortgage. ... More

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4/16/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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A staggering new analysis of foreign-owned residential properties in Canada reveals that at least 10 per cent of all condos built in Toronto between 2016 and ... More

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4/15/2019 | 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 edged higher in March 2019 after having declined sharply the previous ... More

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4/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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It was the sixth consecutive decrease for the Teranet-National Bank HPI ... More

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4/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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While this season usually brings a wave of interested buyers, economists wonder if we’ll see a spring thaw in the market this year. ... More

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4/10/2019 | Posted in GTA News by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Ontario government is committing $11.2 billion, more than a third of a roughly $30-billion new transit infrastructure plan for the Greater Toronto Area. ... More

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4/8/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Industry association also wants its regulator to have more power to 'kick out' unethical agents ... More

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4/4/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Canada's housing agency says new spending measures aimed at helping first-time buyers afford homes won't push prices up more than a few tenths of a percentage point. ... More

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4/4/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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GTA home sales were flat in March compared to a year ago with 7,187 units sold by Greater Toronto Area Realtors, just 1 sale short of last March’s total. ... More

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4/4/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Condominiums continued to lead the market in the first three months of the year while increasing population and lack of inventory put pressure on home prices across the board. ... More

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4/3/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada is likely to stand pat on interest rates for the remainder of this year and well into 2020, according to the chief economist of BMO Financial Group. ... More

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4/3/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,187 residential sales through TREB's MLS® System in March ... More

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4/3/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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A flattened real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area has the region's real estate board again calling for revisions to stricter mortgage stress tests. ... More

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4/2/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Burgeoning industries pushed industrial and offices to new highs in Q1. ... More

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4/1/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The start of 2019 saw an uptick for Canada’s construction sector as both residential and non-residential posted gains; and a stronger showing for real estate brokerages. ... More

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3/29/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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One of Toronto’s largest shopping malls is scheduled to undergo a multi-million-dollar revitalization. ... More

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3/27/2019 | Posted in New Developments by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Yet sales were still well below the 10-year average, while benchmark prices showed slight moderation from the previous month. ... More

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3/25/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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A new proposal from a trio of councillors would expand city housing allowances to struggling households, paid for by new land transfer tax tier on homes worth $3 million and up. ... More

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3/25/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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New measures for first-time home buyers could keep Canada’s housing market at cooler levels until autumn, according to a report by Royal Bank of Canada. ... More

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3/22/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Toronto’s housing market has become a target for money laundering according to a new study. ... More

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3/22/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive actually reduces affordability. ... More

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3/22/2019 | Posted in Luxury Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Canada’s luxury homes market is set for a boost from population growth and rising consumer confidence according to a new report. ... More

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3/20/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The construction of new homes in Canada will continue to decline for the next two years as the economy slows and higher interest rates weigh on consumers, according to a new ... More

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3/19/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Budget offers an array of incentives aimed at first-time homebuyers, raises the limit on tax-free RRSP withdrawals. ... More

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3/15/2019 | 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 dropped sharply from January to February 2019. ... More

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3/15/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada will likely hold off raising interest rates through all of 2020, and could even cut rates later this year, according to TD Securities’ senior rates ... More

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3/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Canadian home values fell last year for the first time in three decades amid falling prices in some of the country’s priciest markets, even as debt burdens increased. ... More

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3/14/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan and Harold Bradshaw
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Canada’s household debt levels will force around 1 in 5 people with debt to sell assets to stay above water. ... More

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