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Condos that investors rent out privately are adding to Canada’s shortage of affordable housing, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Real Estate Council of Ontario indicated that home buyers are increasingly OK with participating in bidding wars.
Canadian housing starts hit a seven-month high in May, increasing 0.8 per cent over April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 198,324 starts, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC).
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One Calgary-based Realtor says soon-to-be-implemented service agreements meant to better protect buyers may actually tie them to dishonest buying agents.
Heritage homes across Vancouver, including the 115-year old Legg Residence, are being torn down, though some residents and heritage advocates are protesting the city’s demolition work.