The government in Ontario should establish a housing affordability task force to tackle the increasing barriers for first-time buyers, the province’s real estate body says
Data showing optimistic trends for the Canadian economy has done little to boost the confidence of consumers according to the latest Bloomberg/Nanos index
The Canada Revenue Agency must be diligent in cracking down on real estate tax cheats, the BC finance minister says.
Homebuyers in Ontario are willing to stretch their budgets to bag their dream home according to a poll by the Real Estate Council of Ontario
Economists are not expecting the Bank of Canada to increase interest rates for some time, probably late 2017 or early 2018; however, for shorter-term mortgages there could be a rise much sooner
Housing starts were lower in August with CMHC’s 6-month trend measure showing 195,640 units compared to 201,379 in July. However, the agency says that the overall supply remains higher in many areas
The latest data on home building intentions show disparity between the two most common housing types with fewer single-family homes planned while multi-family units increased
Commercial real estate agents in the GTA leased more than 100,000 square feet more in August compared to a year earlier