12/1/2019 | Posted in Rental Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The annual increase in Canadian rents was not consistent across property types.

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  11/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Some fresh information on the status of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) and a possible increase on the $1M cap for insured ... More

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  11/21/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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As the end of 2019 approaches, RBC Economics says the year will go down as “the turning point for Canada’s housing market.”

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  11/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were unchanged from September to October 2019.

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  11/7/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The Canadian housing market showed that it was “fairly robust” in October according to the latest market report from RBC Economics.

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  11/6/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Tighter mortgage regulations are making Canada’s housing market less risky, according to the government agency responsible for its oversight.

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  10/24/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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After sales, new builds declined this year and last, housing agency expects prices to exceed 2017 peak by 2020.

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  10/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Teranet-National Bank index shows prices slightly increased both on a monthly and annual basis.

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  10/21/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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This is the best place to start in fighting off the influence of illicit foreign money.

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  10/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Upward adjustments came amid a more relaxed B-20 stress test

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  9/25/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Employment figures had a major influence on the market's dynamics.

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  9/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Canada’s population and employment growth, coupled with an expectation of enduring low interest rates, means home sales are forecast to improve over the next year or ... More

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  9/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in August 2019.

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  9/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The pace of new housing starts in August climbed 1.9 per cent compared with July as the housing market rebounded from its recent slowdown.

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  8/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Canadian house prices will be flat this year, but will pick up in 2020, driven by lower mortgage rates and solid domestic economic conditions, according to economists and ... More

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  8/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Canadian home sales gain as lower rates help offset stress test

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  8/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in July 2019 compared to June.

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  8/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The trend in housing starts was 208,970 units in July 2019, compared to 205,765 units in June 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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  8/10/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The recent slowdown in Canada’s hottest housing markets is turning a corner and a potential new price boom is threatening to frustrate would-be buyers’ hopes.

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  7/31/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Housing in Canada is in “well-balanced territory” after a government tightening of mortgage-lending rules intended to cool a market that had become overheated, ... More

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  7/19/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Toronto has been ranked as Canada’s most attractive city to move to, according to a survey from finance planning website Finder.com.

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  7/18/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The Ontario Real Estate Association is calling for less stringent mortgage rules in a rebuttal aimed at the head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

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  7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were little changed in June 2019 from the previous month.

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  7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The price of a Canadian home increased a modest 1.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, largely due to price appreciation in Ontario.

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  7/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Canadian housing starts trended higher in June, primarily due to higher trending row and apartment starts, in urban areas.

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  6/18/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The incentive will allow eligible first-time homebuyers who have the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage with CMHC, Genworth or Canada Guaranty, to apply to finance a ... More

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  6/18/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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While more details about the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive were released this week, there remains a glaring problem.

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  6/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed further in May 2019.

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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Canada’s top federal banking regulator says a stress-test for uninsured mortgages is “working,” but that it is still keeping an eye on lending practices.

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anthony (Tony) Barone
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The trend in housing starts was 201,983 units in May 2019, compared to 205,717 units in April 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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