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Are Homes Really Too Expensive or Are Your Expectations Too High?

Do buyers in the GTA housing market have unrealistic expectations? What is fair when it comes to affordability? I remain convinced that a single-detached home will remain beyond the reach of most people in Toronto, simply due to market fundamentals -- so we'll all have to readjust our expectations. This is where we have a problem. If people are not willing to settle on the type of residence (i.e. condo vs. single-family) or the unit size, prospective buyers are going to really feel the sting of unaffordability.

Tis The Season To Be Frugal?

TORONTO - A RBC holiday outlook suggests Canadians may be a little more frugal this festive season.The RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook found that while the majority of Canadians appear to be in a gift-g...