Toronto Real Estate

Detached Homes In Toronto Are About To Become Unattainable

TheRedPin | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Business

With prices at record highs, several industry insiders are speculating detached homes will soon be unattainable, pushing would-be buyers further toward more affordable options. Namely stacked townhomes and condo apartments -- even in the suburbs.

‘Your Home Made More Than You Did Last Year'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business

But only if you live in one of the "hot" cities.

BMO Blames Vancouver, T.O. Home Prices Squarely On Foreign Cash

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business

But you'll hear a different theory if you ask someone else.

New City-Specific Housing Policies Could Hit Canada's Hottest Markets

YPNextHome | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Business

When Canadians return from celebrating the Canada Day long weekend, they can expect early July to be hot with discussion of potential changes in mortgage regulations and housing policy. Again. Only this time, the changes could have some real teeth to them.

Canada Needs House Prices To Drop. Here's How To Make It Happen.

Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Business
Daniel Tencer

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.

Toronto Has Never Had Fewer New Low-Rise Homes For Sale

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Business

Gone are the days when you could find a bounty of them on the market.

Canada's Wild Child Real Estate Cities Will Settle Down: TD

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Business

"The party will come to an end."

Affordable Homes Still Exist In So-Called 'Cost-Prohibitive' Cities

Steven Shehori | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Business
Steven Shehori

Housing and rental markets aren't quite as clear cut as we'd like to believe. Which means if you're looking to live in Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles or other so-called "cost-prohibitive locations," there may be more options than you realize.

Canada's Largest Real Estate Board Ordered To Stop With The Secrecy

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Business

Some say the ruling doesn't differ much from the status quo.

Housing Sales Slowing In Canada's Hottest Markets. Prices Are Not.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Business

But somehow, prices keep going up.

Bad Signs Are Piling Up For Toronto, Vancouver Real Estate

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Business

Here are two more.

You Bought A New Home But Can't Sell Your Old One. What Now?

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Business

"This particular deal was difficult."

Canadian Neighbourhoods Where You're Most Likely To Suffer A Break-In

YPNextHome | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Living

It's important to note that many of the residential neighbourhoods on this list are not necessarily riddled with crime. In fact, some of these neighbourhoods are generally safe and sought-after areas within their respective cities -- which is a potential reason why they have become targets for breaking and entering.

Toronto, Vancouver Markets Have 'Topped Out,' Realtor Association Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Business

TD Bank sees a possible "soft landing."

These 3 Questions Will Settle Your Rent Or Buy Debate

Wade Stayzer | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Business
Wade Stayzer

Renting or buying? The bottom line is that everyone needs a place to live. We've all heard the endless debates of which option is best. The short answer to this topic is quite simple -- it all depends on preference.

A Castle Just Sold For Less Than A Toronto Home Would

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Business

You might say it could make you the king of Kingston. *Wah-wah*

Toronto Realtor Board Stifled Competition 'With Malice And Forethought'

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- The Toronto Real Estate Board prevented competition and stifled digital innovation by prohibiting its realtor members from posting sales da...

These 1980s Stories About Canadian Housing Could Be Written Today

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Business

Some things never change.

Millennials: Buying A Home ASAP Is Worth It In The Long Run

Samantha Brookes | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Business
Samantha Brookes

Thirty-six is the new 30 for first-time home buyers in Canada -- meaning that the average age of current home buyers is 36, while the majority of current home owners bought their place before they were 30. Considering that millennials are typically 25 to 34 years old, many are left asking the question: are millennials buying homes?

Liberals' Mortgage Rule Changes Could Hurt More Than They Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Business

Regardless, Finance Minister Bill Morneau seems optimistic.

Alberta's Woes Will Boost T.O., Vancouver House Prices: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Business

And it's NOT foreign investment.

$1.17 Million, And Rising

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Business

Toronto house prices jump 12% in a year.

Surviving Buying Season In Canada's Hottest Real Estate Markets

Samantha Brookes | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Business
Samantha Brookes

In the midst of the busiest month of the year in real estate, the Canadian housing market shows no signs of cooling down anytime soon, pushing buyers to think twice about their next move. Many assume that their best bet is to steer clear of the hot market, but that isn't necessarily a smart move.

A Bank Put A Number On Vancouver's Chinese Homebuyers. It's Big.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Business

It's big in Toronto, too.

March Madness: Canada's Fastest-Growing Real Estate Markets

YPNextHome | Posted 03.18.2016 | Canada Business

In the spirit of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament, YPNextHome put together our own bracket of championship housing markets across Canada. It's East versus West, as city market takes on city market to determine the eventual Canadian slam-dunk champion.