IMF confirms building more homes is the best way to tackle housing affordability Image

IMF confirms building more homes is the best way to tackle housing affordability

The International Monetary Fund has confirmed what nearly everyone in the Greater Toronto Area’s new home building industry has been saying for the last few years - more supply is the answer to the affordability crisis. 

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Balance may be returning to the Greater Toronto Area’s condo rental market Image

Balance may be returning to the Greater Toronto Area’s condo rental market

In the third quarter of 2019 (Q3-2019), there were 10,800 condo apartments rented through the MLS system, which is 17.3% higher than the same quarter a year ago.

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Resale housing market continues to tighten in the Greater Toronto Area Image

Resale housing market continues to tighten in the Greater Toronto Area

The typically busy fall market in now upon us, and according to the Toronto Real Estate Board’s latest resale figures for September 2019, the season is off to a strong start.

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New housing supply solutions you may not have heard before Image

New housing supply solutions you may not have heard before

A group of British Columbia real estate organizations recently made recommendations to the leading federal parties to help address housing issues in the province, and there are a couple ideas that seem like they might work in the GTA too.

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Is Toronto really at risk of a housing bubble burst? Image

Is Toronto really at risk of a housing bubble burst?

Looks like Toronto is in housing bubble trouble again, according to the 2019 UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index. Apparently, Toronto is at greater bubble risk than Hong Kong or Vancouver.

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What I think of the federal parties’ housing promises Image

What I think of the federal parties’ housing promises

I’m feeling optimistic with all leading federal parties prioritizing housing issues leading up to the October 21 election. Remember, do your research before heading to the polls!  

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Toronto doesn’t have nearly enough rental units to meet demand Image

Toronto doesn’t have nearly enough rental units to meet demand

You think Toronto’s residential rental market is tight now? According to a recent report from the Royal Bank of Canada, the demand for rent is only going to get stronger, and there’s not enough inventory to accommodate it. 

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Federal parties outline ways to improve housing in Canada Image

Federal parties outline ways to improve housing in Canada

The Toronto Real Estate Board recently announced that they are “encouraged” by the federal parties’ focus on housing issues, but there’s a bit more to the story than meets the eye. 

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Ontario proposes new administrative authority to help increase housing supply Image

Ontario proposes new administrative authority to help increase housing supply

In an effort to speed up the construction of new housing, the province of Ontario is proposing the creation of a new administrative authority to conduct and oversee building services.  

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Greater Toronto Area poised to lead Canada’s top-tier real estate market performance this fall Image

Greater Toronto Area poised to lead Canada’s top-tier real estate market performance this fall

With a busy summer behind us, it looks like the Greater Toronto Area’s luxury home market is poised for a strong fall, according to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s latest Top-Tier Real Estate report.  

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