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Micro Condos Are Still Trending In Canada

Housing costs continue to soar in Canada's priciest real estate markets -- in spite of provincial and federal action to slow housing activity in Toronto and Vancouver. This has left many hopeful home buyers priced out of the average detached home market. Even larger condo units are picking up speed in price.
12/13/2016 07:39 EST
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Hamilton's Housing Market Set To Be The Hottest In Canada

That's right, Hamilton, Ont. - or, specifically, the Hamilton-Burlington real estate district - not Vancouver or Toronto. Regional markets in proximity to Canada's highest-price cities continue to experience steady interest from local move-up buyers and buyers who are looking to find a balance between affordability and square footage.
12/09/2016 10:49 EST
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Top 10 Places To Invest In Canada

With search terms such as "How to move to Canada" and "How to become a Canadian citizen" skyrocketing on Google during and after the election, Canada is on Americans' radar now more than ever. Now might be a good time to buy investment real estate.
11/23/2016 11:57 EST
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What Makes Someone Become A NIMBY?

NIMBYism isn't just about anti-development. It can be viewed as "anti-change," and its ripple effect is far-reaching. What happens when cities stop attracting new residents and business? Let's just say that aging populations and infrastructure typically do not support growth.
11/18/2016 07:43 EST

Starbucks Effect: Spotting The Next 'It' Neighbourhood

When it comes to real estate, the "Starbucks Effect" has become a well-known phenomenon. The premise is that if the popular coffee shop opens its doors in a neighbourhood, it's a sure sign that the area has arrived.
11/02/2016 10:40 EDT

Nothing Is Spookier Than This Month's Housing Situation

Halloween is coming up, but if you've been paying any attention to the housing headlines this fall, you might be getting spooked for a whole other reason. It could be the skyrocketing price of homes that's causing you to lose sleep. Perhaps it's Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent changes to mortgage rules which took effect on Oct. 17. And it doesn't stop there.
10/20/2016 02:37 EDT