Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

09.19.2014
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,...
Look What's Driving Up Canada's Inflation Rate

Look What's Driving Up Canada's Inflation Rate

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press  09.19.2014
OTTAWA — The rise in the cost of living held steady in August with the annual inflation rate coming in at 2.1 per cent, Statistics Canada...
Canadians Buying Up Florida's Super-Cheap Houses

Canadians Buying Up Florida's Super-Cheap Houses

09.17.2014
Canadians accounted for nearly a third of the foreigners who bought property in Florida over the past year, according to a report from...
TD CEO: We Need Tighter Mortgage Lending Rules

TD CEO: We Need Tighter Mortgage Lending Rules

09.16.2014
TORONTO - TD Bank chief executive Ed Clark says the federal government needs to do more to ensure Canadians aren't taking on more debt...
This Is Where House Prices Are Falling In Canada

This Is Where House Prices Are Falling In Canada

09.16.2014
The headlines are clear: Canada’s long-running housing boom shows no signs of ending, with sales rising yet again, by 1.8 per cent, in...
BMO Starts Another Mortgage War

BMO Starts Another Mortgage War

Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
TORONTO - The Bank of Montreal has slashed its five-year fixed mortgage rate to 2.99 per cent in a move that some real estate experts say...
Live In A Condo? Good Luck Ever Buying A House

Live In A Condo? Good Luck Ever Buying A House

Daniel Tencer  09. 9.2014
If you’ve bought a condo and are hoping to upgrade to a single-family home someday, you may end up waiting longer than you expected. According...
Canadian Real Estate 'A Dangerous Game For Forecasters'

Canadian Real Estate 'A Dangerous Game For Forecasters'

The Canadian Press  09. 8.2014
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada said Monday that municipalities issued building permits worth $9.2 billion dollars in July, up 11.8 per cent...
This Toronto Condo Has Separate Entrances For Richer, Poorer

This Toronto Condo Has Separate Entrances For Richer, Poorer

09. 4.2014
The news earlier this summer that a New York City condo building is planning to install a “poor door” — a separate entrance for lower-income...
Buying A House Is All In Your Head

Buying A House Is All In Your Head

Brittany Devenyi  08.22.2014
BuzzBuzzHome: During a viewing appointment in late July, Antonios Tsatsakis cracked open the door of a two-bedroom suite in Toronto, and...
Toronto Condo Market Breaks Rental Record

Toronto Condo Market Breaks Rental Record

08.15.2014
Rental demand in Canada's largest condo market surged to a record level in the last three months, according to new data from market...
CMHC Predicts Soft Landing .. As House Prices Accelerate

CMHC Predicts Soft Landing .. As House Prices Accelerate

The Canadian Press  08.13.2014
House price growth accelerated in Canada in July, according to the Teranet-National Bank house price index. Prices in the 11 cities tracked...
'This Level Of Activity Is Unsustainable'

'This Level Of Activity Is Unsustainable'

08.11.2014
OTTAWA — Some economists warn that the surge in the number of new homes being built in Canada is unsustainable and could approach "worrying''...
What We Don't Know About Canada's Housing Market Could Sink Us

What We Don't Know About Canada's Housing Market Could Sink Us

Sunny Freeman  08. 7.2014
Is Canada in a major housing bubble? Without crucial data that lenders and government are withholding, it’s practically impossible to...