Home Ownership Canada

If Toronto & Vancouver Are ‘Superstar Cities,' Get Ready To Rent

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.29.2016 | Canada Business

Toronto and Vancouver are joining an elite club of cities where many can't afford to buy housing.

The Secret Lives Of House Poor Canadians

CBC | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Business

They look like the family that has it all. Louise Edgerton, her partner, John Camus, and her 10-year-old daughter, Fianna, joke around while making br...

Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

CBC | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Business

New home hunters be warned: The price you expect to pay for a new home is likely $83,556 short of what you'll actually end up spending, according to ...

RBC Poll: More Young Canadians See This As A Good Investment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - More young Canadians believe owning a home is a very good investment, according to a new RBC home ownership poll.It says 86 per cent of thos...

Time To Quit The Cult Of Home Ownership?

CBC | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

If Canadians have a preoccupation these days, apart from the winter weather, it seems to be real estate. Specifically: the ever-rising prices in most ...

How Many Canadians Have Been Pushed Out Of The Housing Market?

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Ottawa's move to tighten Canada's mortgage rules a year ago helped cool down the country's real estate market by forcing some first-time hom...

Canadians Beginning To Understand Just How Big Their Mortgages Are: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The average Canadian homeowner doesn't think they'll be mortgage-free until they're 57 — two years longer than what they expected last yea...

Should We Stop Encouraging Home Ownership?

CBC | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada Business

Home ownership is often connected to the notion of living the "American dream." But it is as much a part of Canadian identity as it is in the U.S. ...

Homes Slightly More Affordable: RBC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - New reports from bank economists find low interest rates are keeping Canadian house prices within reach of homebuyers in many markets — alt...

Cost Of Home Ownership Rises Again In Canada

CP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The cost of home ownership in Canada rose for the second straight quarter, but recent global market and economic turmoil could actually help...