With the federal election right around the corner, REALTOR® associations across Canada came together to make recommendations for all levels of government in an effort to make home ownership more attainable for Canadians.
BMO released the results of a survey conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights, announcing that first-time buyers in Alberta are the most optimistic in the country about buying a new home with more than 50% thinking that now is a good time to do so.
First announced back in March in the last federal budget, the FTHBI has been the point of some debate, both for how the program is structured, and for some of the restrictions it places on home buyers who may wish to use it.
The Ontario Real Estate Association commissioned a study, conducted by Navigator, to better understand the Public Perception Regarding Municipal Government Programs. The online survey included people aged 18+ in Ontario.
Property taxes can be confusing. Fortunately, the City of Toronto has a Property Tax Calculator that actually shows how your money is being distributed to various services and infrastructure developments and maintenance.