5/14/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A city just north of Toronto is making a play to try to position itself as the home for Amazon’s second North American headquarters.

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  4/11/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A survey of international real estate markets has put Canada in the top 5 for investors.

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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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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The first half of 2017 saw a 29% increase in investment in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, a new survey from Avison Young reveals.

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  6/4/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In the inaugural issue of Canadian Property Investor, the publication identified the Top 50 Places to Invest in Canada. Now it's time to dig a little deeper -- to ... More

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  5/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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For new investors, it's easy to get overwhelmed by facts, figures, formulas, and different investment calculations. And, although many people are aware of condo investing ... More

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  4/28/2017 | Posted in Mortgage News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Ontario government will shift regulation of syndicated mortgage investment products to the Ontario Securities Commission in a move to toughen oversight of a rapidly growing ... More

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  3/24/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau said in an interview with The Globe and Mail that he wants to move quickly this year with tax changes focused on high-income Canadians, but ... More

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  3/20/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa is urging Ottawa to address speculative investing in the country's housing markets by changing how such profits are taxed.

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  1/25/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Homeowners could recoup the purchase price of their homes faster through short-term rentals such as Airbnb compared to a long-term rental strategy.

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  12/7/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Foreign ownership of existing Canadian condominium units in Canada's three biggest cities has declined in 2016 compared with the previous two years, according to ... More

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  11/7/2016 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Some observers have suggested that domestic investors are partially responsible for driving up prices in Toronto, a housing market with a limited supply.

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  10/26/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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There was a 17.3 per cent drop in condo apartments available to rent in the Greater Toronto Area in third quarter of 2016 compared to a year earlier, Toronto Real Estate Board ... More

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  10/25/2016 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said on Monday that the province will not follow British Columbia’s move to introduce a tax on foreign homebuyers.

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  10/11/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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While the debate continues on whether Ontario should follow BC with a tax on foreign ownership of homes in the GTA, a report highlights another issue which is driving up home ... More

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  10/4/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Foreign investors, deterred from Vancouver’s residential property market by the 15 per cent tax, are likely to increasingly focus on commercial real estate.

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  9/27/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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More and more consumers in Vancouver and Toronto are purchasing and moving to new properties even as they continue to maintain ownership of their old homes, taking advantage of ... More

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  9/23/2016 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Joe Oliver says Toronto will have to implement a tax on foreign buyers of residential real estate.

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  9/21/2016 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A Toronto real estate lawyer warns introducing a tax on foreign homebuyers would be devastating for the Toronto housing market. His warning ... More

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  9/21/2016 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Ontario government has little choice left but to enact a 15 per cent tax on foreign home buyers, says CIBC World Markets deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal.

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  8/2/2016 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Where are those foreign investors going to go? Toronto's red-hot real estate market could get even hotter as foreign nationals looking to dodge a new 15 per cent tax ... More

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  4/18/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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These are the markets investors may want to target, if current trends continue.

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  1/6/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Canadian housing market is expected to grow at an average of 2.5 per cent this year, according to two new reports released on Wednesday (January 13). The figure represents ... More

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  12/7/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Sales of homes in the Kitchener-Waterloo market increased by 9.8 per cent in November compared to a year earlier. The Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors said that there ... More

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  12/3/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Foreign owners made up a bigger share of the condominium markets in Toronto and Vancouver over the last year, according to the nation's housing agency.

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  11/11/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Canada’s housing agency is considering ways to collect more data on foreign investment as home prices continue to surge in Toronto and Vancouver.

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  10/26/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Fraser Valley, Toronto, Oshawa, Hamilton and Sherbrooke are the markets expected to see the largest short-term year-over-year MLS price increases according to a new report from ... More

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  10/21/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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A new report shows the year-over-year rise in the price of Canada’s housing in the second quarter of 2015 is one of the highest in the developed world and, while the low ... More

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  10/9/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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According to Statistics Canada, 69 per cent of Canadians own homes, so most of us have reason to worry about the fate of the housing market. Landlords, in particular, make a ... More

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