11/13/2018 | Posted in New Developments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The increase came as the annual pace of urban starts climbed by 8.6 per cent in October to 191,964 units.

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Income, employment support demand for housing, but they're expected to slow, agency says. Rising mortgage rates are also expected to affect housing demand and the ... More

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  11/6/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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As Canadian mortgages come up for renewal, many households are starting to experience what TD Economics has dubbed a “completely new phenomenon” – higher ... More

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  10/31/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In a keynote speech delivered at the National Mortgage Conference in Montreal this week, Benjamin Tal warned that instituting rent control could spell disaster.

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  10/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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By 2023, the number of millionaires in Canada is expected to rise 54% to nearly 2 million people

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  10/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canadian home sales weakened by 0.4% in September compared to the previous month.

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  9/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A new RBC report says Canada's housing affordability has reached its worst level in 28 years and is bound to deteriorate even further.

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  9/24/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The world's biggest central bank is expected to raise rates this week - and then keep raising them

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  9/17/2018 | 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 a small increase in national home sales between July and August 2018.

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  9/13/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Rising rents is making homeownership the affordable alternative according to a new report.

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  8/31/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto is still the nation's priciest rental market, while rental rates are soaring in half of Canada's largest cities. The year-over-year numbers paint an even ... More

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  8/21/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canadians are becoming more confident in the outlook for the economy, real estate prices, and their finances.

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  8/15/2018 | 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 were up from June to July 2018.

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  8/15/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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There was a slight decline in the volume of new mortgage loans in 2017 according to an analysis of consumer credit data from CMHC.

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  8/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The value of Canadian building permits unexpectedly dropped by 2.3 percent in June from May on weakness in the residential sector, Statistics Canada data indicated on ... More

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  7/30/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Haider-Moranis Bulletin: For Canadian homebuyers, the only numbers that matter are local.

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  7/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Investors seem unruffled by anxieties over the global economy and cross-border trade wars.

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  7/16/2018 | 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 were up from May to June 2018.

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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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With debt levels disconcertingly high, there could be ramifications to yesterday’s interest rate hike.

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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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As the Bank of Canada raised key interest rates to 1.5 per cent (up from 1.25 per cent) Wednesday morning, mortgage rates are already rising as well.

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  7/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Home Buyers in the priciest markets - Toronto and Vancouver - also face the highest land transfer tax rates.

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  7/5/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto real estate may not be what it was one year ago, but it’s still a battle for home buyers.

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  6/25/2018 | Posted in Real Estate News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Some predict a demise of the traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage model as technology evolves, but realtors still provide value.

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  6/20/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In its report on national home sales numbers as of May, CREA pointed at a 1.6% month-over-month increase in Toronto residential transactions – a development that analysts ... More

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  6/20/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The acute volatility of the Canadian housing market may be nearing the end according to TD Economics.

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  6/18/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The new Canadian national existing home sales data published by CREA last week could have been worse according to TB Economics.

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  6/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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National home sales via Canadian MLS® Systems remained little changed from April to May 2018, marking the lowest level for national sales activity in more than five ... More

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  5/16/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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First-time home buyers already struggling with more stringent mortgage rules have been dealt another blow by an increase this week in the Bank of Canada’s five-year ... More

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  5/16/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The decline in national home sales reported Tuesday by CREA is “disappointing” says TD Economics.

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  5/15/2018 | 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 from March to April 2018.

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