Canadian homeowners' net worth exploding as renters get left behind

By: Jenelle Cameron

Canadian homeowners' net worth exploding as renters get left behind

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The Canadian real estate market has exploded over the past year, quickly pushing homeowners’ net worth to historic highs while renters have been left behind. A new report from Statistics Canada details the net worth changes experienced by Canadians in the first quarter of 2021. Results found that Canadian households have experienced a 6% growth in net worth, equating to an approxi...Read More

Buying a new home? Here are three things you might want to consider

By: Jenelle Cameron

Buying a new home? Here are three things you might want to consider

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Three questions you should ask yourself when purchasing—and protecting—your new home. Buying a home can mean many exciting decisions, from renovations to landscaping to furniture selection. And while choosing paint colours may be fun, it’s important to also spend time thinking about the financial decisions that come with a new home, such as reviewing your mortgage and protection...Read More

GTA homes are now even less affordable thanks to new stress test

By: Jenelle Cameron

GTA homes are now even less affordable thanks to new stress test

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Securing a mortgage just got measurably harder for aspiring homebuyers in Canada thanks to a new “stress test.” Effective Tuesday, the federally mandated stress test that all homebuyers in Canada need to pass to be approved for a mortgage has been raised to a new high. Now, borrowers will need to qualify for a mortgage at an interest rate of either 5.25% or their rate plus two percent...Read More

GTA condo sales just broke a 20-year record

By: Jenelle Cameron

GTA condo sales just broke a 20-year record

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The GTA real estate market seems to be heating up, hitting a new monthly record high for condo sales in April. According to a new report from the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), the number of condo sales in the GTA hit 3,619 last month. It’s not only the highest number of sales seen in the month of April since the year 2000, but it is also a whopping 69%...Read More

Renters during the pandemic:The cost of moving during COVID

By: Jenelle Cameron

Renters during the pandemic:The cost of moving during COVID

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It may be a renters' market during the pandemic (hello, lower rent, bigger space!). But here’s what moving rentals right now is really like. Before the pandemic, I had affection for my shoebox apartment in Toronto’s west end. Located in a bustling, hip neighbourhood, it afforded me close proximity to my office, friends, cafes, fitness studios and Instagram-worthy parks. Financiall...Read More

Here's how much you need to make to afford a home in Toronto right now

By: Jenelle Cameron

Here's how much you need to make to afford a home in Toronto right now

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Being able to afford a home in Toronto can already seem like an impossible feat for many aspiring homeowners. A new real estate affordability report from the National Bank of Canada isn’t helping to inspire much confidence. According to the report, housing affordability in Toronto has decreased even further during the first quarter of 2021. The household salary now needed to buy a...Read More

These are the most affordable cities in Ontario to live in

By: Jenelle Cameron

These are the most affordable cities in Ontario to live in

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Toronto’s housing market has priced out an increasing number of home buyers, but thankfully Ontario has many other cities, and a lot of them are much more affordable. A new report from Zolo has found the most affordable cities in Ontario, ranging from big cities with more than 100,000 residents to much smaller cities with less than 30,000. To determine the level of affordability,...Read More

How to invest down payment funds while timing the real estate market

By: Jenelle Cameron

How to invest down payment funds while timing the real estate market

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Real estate has been in an upward trend in many Canadian real estate markets for the past 25 years. There has been an unusually long and steep increase in prices in many cities—and not even a pandemic can stop it. There has been a 9.6% year-over-year price increase through January 2021 in the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index. I feel people put too much em...Read More

Toronto rent prices increase for the first time in a year

By: Jenelle Cameron

Toronto rent prices increase for the first time in a year

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Toronto renters have been taking advantage of lower rent prices and lavish move-in incentives for months now, but that appears to be coming to an end. According to a new report from Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting, Toronto rent prices rose in March for the first time in over a year — an indication that the market has bottomed out. Rent prices in the cit...Read More

Where in Canada are house prices increasing the most? Maybe not where you think

By: Jenelle Cameron

Where in Canada are house prices increasing the most? Maybe not where you think

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TORONTO -- Canada saw a surge in housing prices over the past year due to COVID-19, a market trend experts say is caused by people working from home more often and moving to rural and suburban areas. Data released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) shows that when comparing the average market prices from February 2020 to February 2021, Canada had a 25 per cent year-over-year incr...Read More