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Toronto and Vancouver Real Estate Is Now Much Less Affordable Than LA, New York

Think Toronto or Vancouver real estate is too expensive? Then consider more affordable places like Los Angeles, New York, or San Francisco. Oxford Economics released its North American Housing Affordability Index (HAI) for Q2 2021. The global forecasting firm found affordability has deteriorated across North America. Toronto and Vancouver real estate were in a league […]

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Over A Quarter of Toronto Real Estate Is Bought By Investors With Multiple Properties

Investors are taking over Canadian real estate markets, especially in Ontario. Teranet, the private operator of the province’s land registry, looked at buyers from January 2011 to August 2021. Their analysis shows the largest segment of buyers is now multiple property owners. Armed with cheap money, these investors now represent one in four Ontario home […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Tops The List of Global Bubbles, and IMF Warns of Correction Risks

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate A Global Swiss Bank Named Toronto The 2nd Biggest Real Estate Bubble In The World Two Canadian cities landed themselves on the UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index. The Swiss bank ranked Toronto as the second-largest bubble, and Vancouver as the sixth. […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Global Stagflation Risks Rise, and Canadian Real Estate Sees A Leading Indicator Crash

Time for your weekly cheat on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Global Stagflation Reminiscent Of The 1970s Is Forming, And It’s Bad News: National Bank National bank of Canada’s chief economist warned of a new risk — stagflation. This is a period of high inflation and low economic growth, and the first signs […]

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Canadian Real Estate Is Likely To Be Contained By Rising Rates and The BoC: BMO

Canadian real estate is in for a short-term boost, but market factors are likely to cool demand. BMO‘s Robert Kavcic’s latest research note covered Toronto real estate’s September boom. The bank’s senior economist sees a short-term boost to demand, as conditions tighten. This should be tempered by a rising rate environment in the not-so-distant future. […]

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Over 37,000 People Left Ontario For Other Provinces, And Here’s Where They Went

Ontario residents are leaving the province, but where are they heading? Statistics Canada (Stat Can) interprovincial migration data for Q2 2021 shows out West, mostly. Here’s where people fleeing Ontario have been heading during the pandemic. Ontario Lost Over 37,000 People To Other Provinces In Just A Quarter Ontario residents have been moving in unusually […]