“It’s definitely something everybody wants, doesn’t mean it’s something everybody is able to attain at this point.”
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But you'll hear a different theory if you ask someone else.
Many Canadians are experiencing difficulties finding a place to live within their budget in neighbourhoods they have lived in for years, and the problem is only getting worse.
It's bad news for prospective buyers. It could be bad for the market, too.
We can neither confirm nor deny that Buffalo Bill is hiding in the basement.
Is upgrading to a bigger home just a pipe dream these days?
OH, THE HUMANITY!
Affordability in Toronto is the worst since the 1990 housing bubble. In Vancouver, it just hit the worst level ever recorded anywhere in Canada. It's time to admit it's not enough to slow house prices -- they have to come down.
“Vancouver housing is first and foremost for homes, not a commodity to make money with," said Mayor Gregor Robertson.
"This is a bubble. A very big bubble. And it is going to end in tears."
"The party will come to an end."
And how about that ocean-side view?
Some say the ruling doesn't differ much from the status quo.
And Toronto's not far off its "Rubicon" year either.
And Toronto, in particular, was singled out for concern.
"The government should not be taking a lax approach to these practices."
"This particular deal was difficult."
Canadians say they can't keep up with the Chinese at home. They can't elsewhere, either.
And two where you can't.
"I had some tears through the next weeks of selling."
It wasn't long ago that Canada's public home insurer was reaching the maximum of what it could provide.
"Mind the gap."
You can hold off on the housewarming gifts.
Sixty per cent of the housing markets in this study show signs of overvaluation.
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