Millennials Urged to Save if They Want to Afford Homes
Photo: Flickr / Images MoneyWith local property prices sky-high in Toronto, and growing
everywhere around the Greater Toronto Area, there is an ever-shrinking
possibility for up and coming homebuyers to actually purchase properties
compared to yea...
Ontario Government Cuts Land Transfer Taxes
Photo: Flickr / 401(K) 2012For first-time homebuyers in the province, there are more
incentives than ever to purchase property in Ontario. Just a couple weeks ago,
the Liberal government said that it would be doubling the tax rebate available for...
Canadian Real Estate in Demand after Republicans Win Presidency
Photo: Flickr / Brad TWhile Canadians do not have to worry about expecting a flood
of angry Americans moving into their neighbourhoods as a result of the recent
American presidential election result, some market analysts have suggested that
Canadian Company Paying Those Willing to Move to Canada
Photo: Flickr / Alex IndigoA new startup by the name of Navut has announced a plan
aimed at helping American citizens who want to move north. Along with offering
monetary enticements, the company is also offering services intended to
Regulations Cause Anxiety Amongst Lenders
Photo: Flickr/ Mark MozThe Canadian federal government has
announced new mortgage lending rules that would make home buyers attempting to
purchase property make their selections of potential homes very limited. The
aim of the new rules is to limit...
Durham Region New Site of Hot Real Estate Activity
Photo: Flickr/ Mark MozFor those hoping for price relief in
smaller regions on the periphery of the Greater Toronto Area, there may be no
place to go. According to statistics, Durham Region has out-shown even Toronto
in regards to real estate sale...
Pot Legislation Sparks Concern within Housing Industry
Photo: Flickr/medcannaman With the federal government starting to move
forward on marijuana legalization, property developers and policy experts are
beginning to vocalize their concerns about the potential impact of the green
plant on the Can...
Profile: The Average Property Buyer in Canada
Photo: Flickr/alepoudaWith property prices constantly reaching
new recorded highs, anyone reading the papers must be asking themselves at
least one question: who exactly is able to afford buying these homes nowadays? The
answer is not as clear cut...
Weak Canadian Dollar Great for Foreign Buyers
Photo: Flickr/MDV While property price trends have been hitting
average Canadians hard over the past few years (with the average annual price
growth coming in at more than five percent), this has not been the case for
foreign buyers – especia...
Experts Warn Against Spending Too Much
Photo: Flickr/Tim StollWith the newly implemented foreign
investment tax bringing in a projected 2.2 billion dollars in governmental
revenue for British Columbia, the province’s Ministry of Finance quickly
announced funding for a number of initiat...