Vancouver has overtaken Toronto as Canada’s most-expensive city in Mercer’s Cost of Living survey. The human resources consultancy annually ranks the world’s cities on how affordable it is to live and work there. But on a global scale…
As of late, Home Capital Group is dominating the headlines. To quickly summarize, on April 19, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) claimed that brokers had falsified information on mortgage applications submitted to…
Canada has one of the most unaffordable housing markets in the world, with Vancouver, British Columbia being the third-most unaffordable city to buy a home worldwide. According to Demographia’s 2017 International Housing…
It’s been another banner year for real estate in the Greater Toronto Area. The average price for all property types sold in the GTA came in at $729,922 in 2016 – that’s an increase of 17.3 per cent from 2015.
Is it worth holding onto your current residence as an investment property when you buy new? We’re taking a look at the benefits and drawbacks and questions you need to ask yourself before making the decision.
Applying for a mortgage? Already own a home? The federal Liberals have announced mortgage changes that will have an impact on homebuyers and homeowners. Read on to find out what these are and how they will affect you.
If you live in the country’s hottest housing markets and are on the fence about whether to buy a home or to rent, we’re here to help you make your decision! Read on to find out the benefits of each and what lifestyle factors you need to consider for each option.
The challenges continue for prospective homebuyers in Toronto and Vancouver, with skyrocketing prices, a dwindling supply in detached homes and no overnight rate hike in sight. Read on for the latest messages and advice from experts to find out what’s best for you.
Looking for a job? How about heading to Toronto or Vancouver! A new BMO report finds a job boom in both cities, but can you afford to work AND live there? Read on to find out whether or not it’s a smart move for you.
First-time homebuyers are faced with a number of challenges – from saving for a down payment to winning a bidding war in Canada’s hottest housing markets. Here are some reasons why you may want to consider delaying the purchase of your dream home.