1/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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What houses sold for in the past is hidden behind an MLS firewall but this may change and enable buyers to make better decisions

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  12/8/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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With reduced buying power, house hunters will scoop these properties up

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  8/25/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The basic lesson: A property is worth what a buyer is willing to pay

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  6/21/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Internal mid-month statistics for June from the Toronto Real Estate Board show average prices in the Greater Toronto Area shed almost 6.4 per cent in just two weeks with sales ... More

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  4/2/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Animal spirits still rule Canada’s real estate scene, working urban markets into a froth. But there are ways to tame them.

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  3/31/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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With Toronto housing getting harder and harder to afford, governments are under pressure to “do something” – always a dangerous moment. Several ideas are ... More

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  3/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Locking in a rate before mortgages become more expensive is the best choice at present, as recent developments have pointed at a possible U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike in ... More

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  1/20/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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One of the big surprises of the resale market in 2016 in the Greater Toronto Area was the strength of the condo segment. The shortage of listings in the single-family home ... More

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  1/17/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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As Vancouver smarted from its greatest 3-month decline in home prices since 2012, latest housing data suggested that Ontario is now the main contributor of strength and ... More

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  11/23/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The Greater Toronto Area saw a slight increase in the supply and mix of new homes in October while average prices declined slightly, the Building Industry and Land Development ... More

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  11/2/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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In the wake of stricter federal mortgage rules intended to moderate the overworked pace of Canada’s real estate sector, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the ... More

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  11/1/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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Broker fears were confirmed Tuesday, with one big bank raising its prime rate less than a month following new mortgage rules.

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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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  10/24/2016 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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The federal government formally launched consultations Friday to explore potential changes that would shift some of the financial risk tied to ... More

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  10/18/2016 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate Signature
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As new mortgage rules come into effect that will limit the borrowing power of many buyers, there's uncertainty about the consequence this will have on Toronto's red-hot ... More

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