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10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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A new survey shows that housing prices in Canada have jumped an astounding 21.4 per cent since this time last year. ... More

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10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales edged up between August and September 2021. ... More

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10/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Popularity of variable-rate mortgages expected to grow further, overturning a trend that has been in place for over a decade. ... More

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10/14/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Canadian home prices should rise another 5% before the end of 2021, says a new report from RE/MAX. ... More

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10/13/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Bashar Mahfooth
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A growing number of lenders have been raising interest rates recently in response to rising bond yields, including the big six banks. ... More

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10/8/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Bashar Mahfooth
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The bank's measure of affordability has seen the gains made pre-pandemic erased with all areas affected ... More

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10/5/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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With superlow interest rates, prices rising constantly and a pandemic that has upended the way we work and shop, investing in commercial real estate right now can seem unusually ... More

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10/5/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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September marked the transition from the slower summer market to the busier fall market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Every year, we generally see an uptick ... More

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10/4/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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With disruptions to the global economy due to COVID in the first half of last year, 2021 already looks to be showing signs of recovery. ... More

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10/2/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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High-priced cities are making the housing market across Canada vulnerable, the crown agency says ... More

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10/1/2021 | Posted in Toronto Living by Bashar Mahfooth
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Even after a year of pandemic living, Toronto has officially been declared one of the greatest places to be in the world! ... More

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9/29/2021 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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The intensified activity was spurred by a recent boost in inventory, BILD says ... More

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9/28/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Bashar Mahfooth
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Bond yields rose sharply on Monday in the U.S. and Canada, and bond yields typically lead fixed mortgage rates. ... More

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9/28/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Canada’s housing agency said the country is now at high risk of a sharp correction in home valuations as the continued appreciation in prices becomes unmoored from economic ... More

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9/28/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Bashar Mahfooth
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Homeowners paid $769 less per month than renters in Q2 2021, on average ... More

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9/23/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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Office vacancies in Canada were at the highest level in decades this quarter as new supply continued to come onto the market while the fourth wave of COVID-19 slowed an expected ... More

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9/22/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Bashar Mahfooth
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This buyer cohort also makes more expensive residential moves, on average ... More

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9/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Condos are least likely to be occupied by their owners, Statistics Canada says ... More

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9/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Canadian home prices rose in August from July, though the pace of price growth slowed for the third consecutive month, data showed on Thursday. ... More

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9/17/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Bashar Mahfooth
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There can be tax consequences when you convert your home, or part of it, into a rental ... More

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9/16/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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What long-term trends should we follow for the next five to 10 years? ... More

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9/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bashar Mahfooth
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were little changed between July and August 2021. ... More

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9/15/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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From rising inflation and falling consumer confidence to changing real estate preferences, Canada’s mortgage market could be impacted on multiple fronts. ... More

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9/15/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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Amid steady pandemic recovery, investment volume and counts post massive quarterly and annual increases ... More

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9/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bashar Mahfooth
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Toronto’s streetfront retail leasing and transaction activity is in better shape than many people probably think, according to CBRE. ... More

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9/10/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Bashar Mahfooth
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The winter buying frenzy in Canada’s housing market has given way to a restrained pace of sales that will culminate in prices flattening early next year, says a report from ... More

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9/8/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Bashar Mahfooth
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The Bank of Canada delivered a status quo rate decision today, keeping its target rate and bond purchases unchanged. ... More

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