September 2022

The Friday Five: Real Estate News Roundup

Posted on Sep 30, 2022

The West is calling, fears of a recession loom, and racism in real estate remains a reality. Here are the top news stories in Canadian real estate this week:

Financial Post: Posthaste: More than 80% of Canadians fear recession by the end of the year

Worries abound as Canadians continue to brace for an upcoming recession that has been called all but c...

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The Friday Five: Real Estate News Roundup

Posted on Sep 23, 2022

It's Friday once again and while this week we (thankfully) didn't face much in terms of interest rate hikes, there was a lot of talk about large spikes in rental prices.

Home prices on the contrary, have continued to decline; a trend most experts are saying will continue at least until the end of 2022. 

Read on for more!

CBC: Renting is growing twice a...

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Looking to Purchase a Fixer-Upper? Here's What You Need to Know

Posted on Sep 22, 2022

Purchasing a home is a big decision. From choosing the right location to finding a home within your budget, and ensuring suitability for you and your family, there are a number of factors that come into play during the home buying process.

If you’re looking for something more affordable or hoping to make a good quality investment, you may be conside...

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The Friday Five: Real Estate News Roundup

Posted on Sep 16, 2022

It's been another busy week in Ontario real estate, so we've rounded up five of the biggest news stories you'll want to read about. From incoming recessions to record low inventory, we've got the latest scoop here:

1. Better Dwelling: The Bank of Canada Front-Loading Won’t Guarantee A Soft-Landing: RBC

According to RBC Economics, the Bank of Canada’s...

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What the Newest Interest Rate Hike Means for You

Posted on Sep 09, 2022

In what we'll call an unsurprising yet unwelcome twist, the Bank of Canada hiked interest rates again this week. 

Yes, we all knew it was coming but that doesn’t make the announcement any easier to stomach. Especially given the fact that rates were hiked another 75 basis points bringing the prime rate to 5.45%. *Cue collective, "Yikes".

Like many peop...

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Selling a Tenanted Home? Here's What You Need to Know

Posted on Sep 06, 2022

As life becomes increasingly expensive, many people will begin to seek quick methods to put money back in their pockets. For Landlords, this could mean selling a rental property.

But before you put your home on the market, you’ll want to take a moment to familiarize yourself with your rights as a Landlord along with the rights of any current tenants...

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