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​​​​​​​December and January are the slowest months of the year for residential real estate, and for some people, this makes it the ideal time to seriously hunt for a home and make an offer.
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Millennials’ homeownership struggles affecting retirement plans

KPMG recently shared the results of its Millennials and Retirement poll, focusing on the homeownership concerns young Canadians have, and they’ve now released some results pertaining to concerns about retirement.

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Demand for detached homes growing as more millennials start families

​​​​​​​As peak millennials find themselves in their 30s, it’s possible that there will be even more stress on the single-family housing market in 2020, according to a recent report by Royal LePage.

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Everything you need to know about co-owning a home

​​​​​​​Can’t afford to buy a home on your own? Then maybe you should take a look at this new Guide to Co-owning a home, which was recently released by the province of Ontario.

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​​​​​​​If you’ve been following our seasonal home maintenance checklists, especially for October and November, then your home should be pretty prepared for winter. If not, then make sure you complete everything on this list before the end of the year!
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Why I think Toronto homeowners should pay lower property taxes

​​​​​​​It looks like the City of Toronto’s property taxes are set to increase over the next few years. Depending on who I ask, people are either indifferent, happy, or furious. 

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​​​​​​​Earlier this month, Pantone announced its Color of the Year for 2020. You can expect 19-4052 Classic Blue to be prominently used in home decor next year!​​​​​​​As Canadian housing prices are forecasted to climb in 2020, it looks like the state of the mortgage market will also see some “renewed strength,” according to a recent report by TransUnion.
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Canadian housing starts remain steady heading into winter

​​​​​​​As Canada approaches the harsh winter months, it looks like the nation’s housing starts remained steady through November 2019, according to the latest data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

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Province of Ontario announces complete overhaul of its new home warranty program

Looking forward to the new year, new homeowners may feel more confident in Ontario’s new home warranty system, as the province has announced a complete overhaul of the Tarion Warranty Corporation. 

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