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Will Liberals put a tax on primary residence sales?

Many have been worried that the Liberal government may move to instate a capital gains tax on all home sales, regardless of whether or not it’s a primary residence.

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Upcoming Multifamily Conference offers investors unmatched opportunities to learn, network and grow

Coming to Toronto May 14-15 is an in-person event discussing multifamily investing and the benefits it can have for new and experienced investors.

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Hiking development charges will only make homes more unaffordable

The more time and money a developer spends navigating the extensive labyrinth of procedural processes, the costlier it becomes to build a new home.The more time and money a developer spends navigating the extensive labyrinth of procedural processes, the costlier it becomes to build a new home.

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This is why your move costs more than you thought it would

Packing up and moving is arduous enough, but making matters worse for many Canadians is that there are many additional charges they’re often unaware of.

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Canadian home prices to grow 5% through 2021: RE/MAX

Canadian home prices should rise another 5% before the end of 2021, says a new report from RE/MAX. Single-family detached homes have grown the most.

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Three ways to avoid a skilled trades shortage

The housing crisis facing our country is finally receiving the attention it deserves, but there is another equally troubling situation that the construction industry must contend with that also threatens our economic recovery.

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Fall luxury market to remain strong: Sotheby’s

Canada’s luxury residential real estate market is flying high these days, thanks in large part to robust consumer confidence and economic optimism, says a new report from Sotheby’s International Realty Canada.

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Some landlords won't return to pre-pandemic rents for foreseeable future

Ontario’s rent freeze concludes January 1, but in Toronto where rental income hardly carries condo mortgages, some investors might not be able to achieve market rents for the foreseeable future.

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This investor has 725 doors

Andrew Brennan has been an investor since 2008 and today has about 725 doors. The trick, he says, is to build a portfolio in the multifamily sector because commercial mortgages are much easier to obtain than residential mortgages.

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Royal LePage study says owning has more benefits than renting

A new study from Royal LePage has found that homeowners who can afford 20% down payments are much better off in the long run than renters.

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Despite lots of new construction, general costs have spiked

Housing starts in Canada are the highest they’ve been since the 1970s but that isn’t the case in Toronto, where scarce supply is causing home prices to surge.

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Vancouver has critical shortage of industrial space

The industrial vacancy rate in Vancouver has dropped to 0.6% and, unsurprisingly, it’s driving up prices.

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Canada’s housing sector is highly vulnerable: CMHC

Canada’s housing market entered a high degree of vulnerability in the second quarter, says the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

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