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Spring housing market

Brighter days ahead for spring housing market, despite impact of regulatory changes

New stress test regulations prompt Canadian homebuyers to increase budgets, re-evaluate home features or delay their purchase Toronto/Kelowna April 10, 2018 // RE/MAX has released its 2018 Spring Market Trends Report, revealing that more than one in four Canadian homebuyers are feeling pinched... Read More
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RE/MAX 2018 Spring Market Trends Report

NEW STRESS TEST REGULATIONS PROMPT CANADIAN HOMEBUYERS TO INCREASE BUDGETS, RE-EVALUATE HOME FEATURES OR DELAY THEIR PURCHASE. WHILE HOMEBUYERS ARE FEELING THE IMPACT OF REGULATORY CHANGES, THE SPRING MARKET FORECASTS BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD. A recent RE/MAX survey conducted by Leger... Read More
Mortgage rules impact Canada housing

How the new mortgage rules might affect you

Canada posted year-over-year residential price gains in 2017 across most regions. Now in 2018, many housing markets could see reduced purchasing power resulting from the new OFSI mortgage rules that took effect on January 1. What the what??? If you’re among... Read More
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RE/MAX forecasts Canadian housing prices to increase 2.5% in 2018

Canadians continue to seek balance between affordability and amenities outside of major urban centres Toronto/Kelowna December 14, 2017 // This past year saw the single-family detached home and condo markets diverge on distinctly different paths in Canada’s two highest-priced real estate... Read More

RE/MAX 2018 Housing Market Outlook

THIS PAST YEAR SAW THE SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOME AND CONDO MARKETS DIVERGE ON DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT PATHS IN CANADA'S TWO HIGHEST-PRICED REAL ESTATE MARKETS, GREATER VANCOUVER AND THE GREATER TORONTO AREA, AS REVEALED IN THE 2018 HOUSING MARKET OUTLOOK. The trend... Read More
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Canada’s National Housing Strategy At A Glance

The National Housing Strategy is the first of its kind in Canada, which was established to help reduce homelessness and increase the availability and the quality of affordable housing. According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC), 1.7 million Canadians are... Read More

RE/MAX 2017 Spring Market Trends Report

SIGNIFICANT PRICE INCREASES AND HIGH DEMAND IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA DURING THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2017 SPURRED GROWING NUMBERS OF BUYERS TO LEAVE THE DOWNTOWN CORE. These buyers, known as move-over buyers, are looking for greater affordability in markets... Read More