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Nobu betting on Toronto’s hot market

With headlines warning of a housing bubble and the Mayor of Toronto meeting with the provincial and federal finance ministers to discuss strategies to cool and take control of the market, you’d think some developers may be hesitant to launch an ultra

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Will the GTA housing market experience a slowdown this year?

On the heels of a hot housing market for 2016, Global TV’s finance expert Preet Banerjee thinks we’re going to lose some steam as 2017 progresses. Owing largely to the change in mortgage rules that will mean some buyers lose between 15% and 20% of their

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Is the foreign buyers tax actually working?

The Ontario Ministry of Finance released new data, which they say is evidence that the non-resident speculation tax - or foreign buyers tax as most people refer to it - has been successful so far.  According to the province, 3.2% of the 66,434 real

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Airport Announced for Pickering Lands

On Tuesday June 11, 2013, Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, on behalf of the Harper government, announced their plans for the expansive Pickering Lands. It looks like Pickering is to get an international airport, but some issues have already

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Home Insurance - Protect Your Family

Congratulations! You're making the move from your family home to an exciting, new, adult lifestyle community. You've spent considerable time and effort in choosing the right community for you and the same consideration should be given to the insurance

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy birthday to one of the best nations on Earth. How lucky are we? Gay marriage hasn’t been an issue here in a decade. We don’t have to worry about dying in a hospital emergency room because we lack sufficient insurance. Even though we rank 12th

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How are homeownership and unemployment connected?

Evan Siddall, chief executive of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), told a Bank of England audience last week that we should be thinking about raising down payment requirements for insurance-backed loans. Since 1998, the Canadian government

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