4/1/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The start of 2019 saw an uptick for Canada’s construction sector as both residential and non-residential posted gains; and a stronger showing for real estate ... More

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  3/12/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Here are four record-breaking phenomena that suggest we have reached a real turning point in Canadian real estate.

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  3/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Residential investment is falling, and that's a clear sign of hard times in Canada's economy, the Bank of Montreal says.

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  3/7/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto has broken into North America’s top-five cities for tech talent as the city undergoes an economic boom.

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  3/6/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent on Wednesday, citing concerns about the global economy and Canada’s own recent ... More

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  2/28/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Capital Economics predicts that The Bank of Canada will cut its key lending rate in December as a weakening housing market and oil sector headwinds drag GDP growth back below ... More

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  2/22/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Stephen Poloz says the upward path for interest rates is 'uncertain'.

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  2/20/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Savills ranks Toronto among the world's leading tech cities, acknowledging the access to a deep talent pool and the city’s reputation as a global centre.

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  1/5/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Ahead of the Bank of Canada’s first policy meeting of the year, scheduled for next week, Capital Economics is back at it again.

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  12/19/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canada’s economy will slow down in 2019 with consumer spending impacted by weaker employment, cooling house prices, high levels of debt, and rising interest rates.

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  12/18/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The slowdown in Canada’s housing market is likely to weigh on the economy according to a new report from CIBC Economics.

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  12/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Bank of Canada will announce its December interest rates decision Wednesday and few are expecting a Grinch-like pre-Christmas shock.

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the eventual destination range for his key interest rate target — estimated by his team at between 2.5 and ... More

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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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  10/9/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The third quarter of 2018 was a good one for the commercial real estate sector in the GTA.

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  9/6/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Moody's revises its outlook for the Canadian banking system to stable from negative, as the ratings company now sees the Canadian government less likely ... More

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  8/21/2018 | Posted in Toronto News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto’s tech scene is so hot the city created more jobs than the San Francisco Bay area, Seattle and Washington, D.C., combined last year, while ... More

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  8/10/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Unaffordability isn’t expected to abate in the Greater Toronto Area any time soon, but as more and more people are discovering, there are cheaper places to live slightly ... More

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  7/27/2018 | Posted in Toronto News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto has added the most technology jobs in the past five years and has the fourth best technology talent market in Canada and the U.S., according to a new report.

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  7/26/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto’s industrial sector has a vacancy rate of 0.7%, according to Colliers International, bespeaking a thriving economy.

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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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  6/27/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Analysts are optimistic that the Canadian economy will bounce back soon, bringing with it increased consumer spending.

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  4/27/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canadian households, the main driver of the country’s economy for the past decade, are showing signs of spending fatigue.

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  4/24/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The tightened mortgage underwriting rules which came into effect at the start of the year have contributed to a slower start for the Canadian economy.

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  3/14/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) expects economic growth to slow down this year amid looming interest rates hikes and lower consumer spending. Its latest economic outlook pegs ... More

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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In spite of recent scares regarding their values, detached houses remain the strongest real estate investment to be had in the GTA.

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  9/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Despite rising interest rates and various policy measures implemented to slow down pricing growth, the Canadian housing market is not on track for a sharp decline. It ... More

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  9/1/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The economy is growing at the fastest pace in 15 years and that has some analysts changing their calls for a Bank of Canada hike from October to next week.

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  7/7/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Toronto’s thriving housing market is offsetting the significantly lower volume of business investment in Ontario this year, according to independent think-tank Fraser ... More

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