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2/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canadian baby boomers’ investments in real estate outperform their other financial assets, a recent report from Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty ... More

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2/15/2018 | Posted in Toronto News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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If you're a young person living in Toronto, you'll need to have scored a raise of some $5,000 in the past year just to keep up with the rising cost of living.

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2/8/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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New Canadian home prices stalled for the first time in almost three years, another signal that the boom in Toronto has been slowed by higher interest rates and tougher rules ... More

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2/10/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A new city report released on Friday says purpose-built apartment rent increases in 2017 soared to a 15-year high while vacancy rates sank to their lowest level in 16 ... More

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2/9/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Real Estate Investors Pile Into Toronto for Its Hot Economy and Open Borders - Sales jumped 38 percent to $18.7 billion on rising land deals.

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2/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales fell sharply in January 2018.

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2/14/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In January the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  rose 0.3% from the previous month, a tic higher than the historical average ... More

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2/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Nearly 10% of mortgages issued in Vancouver and Toronto in 2016 went to non-permanent foreign residents aged under 25 years old, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing ... More

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2/7/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,019 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System ... More

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2/5/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Condo developers in Toronto are under extreme pressure to deliver more units as demand continues to escalate.

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2/2/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The recent increases in interest rates appear not to have dampened the intentions of most Canadian home buyers.

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1/31/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canada's largest real estate board predicted a slower year ahead for Toronto's housing market after it overheated in 2017 and sent home prices surging.

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1/30/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The strength exhibited by the GTA real estate market in 2017 is poised to continue seamlessly into this year, according to the latest report from commercial real estate ... More

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1/29/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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As one of the cities still in the running to be home to Amazon’s HQ2, Toronto has made a top 30 ranking of global cities for commercial real estate investment.

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1/25/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canada remains one of the bright stars in the global real estate market despite a slowdown in 2018.

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1/25/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The unprecedented rise in consumer debt means the Bank of Canada’s rate-hiking cycle is already the most severe in 20 years and further increases will have far graver ... More

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1/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canada’s real estate market will hit a slow patch in 2018 as tighter mortgage stress tests apply pressure and the impact could be exacerbated if an expected interest rate ... More

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1/25/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In its latest data release, the Toronto Real Estate Board stated that the average selling price for condominium apartments went up by 17.9% on a year-over-year basis in the ... More

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1/24/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Modern Industrial Space in High Demand, Low Supply - The availability rate in the GTA’s industrial real estate market reached a new ... More

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1/19/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Bank of Canada’s decision to raise its benchmark rate to 1.25% earlier this week will make renewals a significantly more daunting prospect for mortgage holders.

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1/17/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Bank of Canada pushed forward with another quarter-point interest rate increase and said more hikes are likely coming, even as it cautioned it isn't in any rush to ... More

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1/17/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Suburban allure has largely become a thing of the past, but in the Greater Toronto Area - where the cost of housing grows astronomically by the month - the outskirts are ... More

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1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A survey of members of the Association of Foreign Real Estate Investors holds Canada steady in third place for 2017, the same as a year earlier.

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1/6/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Greater Toronto Area is on pace for its fifth straight record year in both the number of commercial real estate transactions and the total dollar volume invested.

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1/1/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Commercial real estate owners are getting a Christmas present from Colliers Canada in the form of a rosy ... More

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1/15/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canadian shopping centre owners have spent billions on expansions and improvements to their top properties in recent years, and they continue to outperform their American ... More

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1/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), show national home sales continued to climb in December 2017. Home sales posted their fifth ... More

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1/15/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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If the Bank of Canada decides to increase interest rates this week it will pile further pressure on millions of already-struggling households, while some lenders are already ... More

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1/14/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The construction cranes seem to be everywhere you look in downtown Toronto, but finding a condo to call home is becoming increasingly more difficult, and costly, for a legion ... More

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1/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In December the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  edged up 0.2% from the previous month, interrupting a three-month run of ... More

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