Interest Rate Hikes Drive Down Home Sales and New GTA Real Estate Listings in November 2022

Friday Dec 9th, 2022

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Interest Rate Hikes Drive Down Home Sales and New GTA Real Estate Listings in November 2022 Homeownership market activity in November continued to be influenced by the impact of higher borrowing costs on affordability. Sales were down markedly compared to the same period last year, following the trend that unfolded since the commencement of interest rate hikes in the spring. New listings were also down substantially from last year, and at a very low level historically. The fact that the... [read more]

Low Supply of Homes Results in Reduced Sales but Higher Real Estate Prices in Mississauga, Brampton and GTA in September 2021

Thursday Oct 7th, 2021

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September 2021 GTA Housing Market Report

Low Supply of Homes Results in Reduced Sales but Higher Real Estate Prices in Mississauga, Brampton and GTA in September 2021 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 in sales, average selling price and listings after Labour Day, and September 2021 was no different. Sales increased relative to August and were also at the third-highest mark on record for the month of... [read more]

Improving Affordability Today: Support for First-Time Home Buyers introduced in the 2019 Federal Budget

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 2019

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Improving Affordability Today: Support for First-Time Home Buyers introduced in the 2019 Federal Budget To help make homeownership more affordable for first-time home buyers, Budget 2019 introduces the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive. The Incentive would allow eligible first-time home buyers who have the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage to apply to finance a portion of their home purchase through a shared equity mortgage with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation... [read more]

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

Sunday May 3rd, 2020

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20 Ways to Save Money & Stretch Your Budget

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up to significant savings each month. Here are 20 things you can start doing today to lower your bills, secure better deals, and... [read more]

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