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Why do Vancouver and Toronto have such high housing prices?

Recent news that Toronto has caught up to Vancouver with single detached homes averaging more than $1 million raises an interesting question as to why these two cities have such high housing prices relative to the rest of Canada. High housing prices...

From $284,500! 50 at Wellesley Station Toronto Downtown Condo Tower by Plaza Now Selling!

50 at Wellesley Station Toronto Condos! Fifty at Wellesley Station is a new condo high-rise by respected builder, Plaza Corp. Life Well Done. Fifty at Wellesley Station Toronto condos is at the very heart of what makes this city so great. A new green...

Spring is home-buying season. Steps you can take to avoid buying a lemon.

There are two main options when buying a home: Either you buy new – a completely new build – or you buy used. If you’re buying a new home, make sure you check out the builder, their track record and speak to people who have bought their...

Prices for new homes may be down, but Vancouver’s existing home prices are skyrocketing

Signs of weakness are lurking below the surface in Vancouver’s surging housing market, as new home prices dropped by the most in Canada over the past year. According to data released yesterday by Statistics Canada, new home prices dropped 1.1 p...

NEW LAUNCH! Spectacular Toronto RC3 Condos by Urban Capital and Waterfront Toronto! Master Planned Toronto River City Phase 3 Condos for Sale

Toronto RC3 Condos at River City Phase 3 Launch! A new launch at River City Toronto by Urban Capital Property Group and Waterfront Toronto is coming right now! The RC3 Toronto condo tower is located at Eastern Avenue & Saint Lawrence Street Toro...

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – May 2014

Tight Market Conditions Prompt Strong Price Growth May 6, 2014 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that during April – the first full month of spring – Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported a 1.8 per cent year-over-ye...
by The Cricket Club Blog on May 6, 2014

From Low $200s! Downtown Toronto ALTER Condos by Tridel – Landmark Alter Toronto Condominiums with ArchitectsAlliance & UNION31 Interior Design

Downtown Toronto Alter Condos Own a new Toronto Alter Condo in the heart of downtown! Situated at Church & Carlton Toronto, the new project will feature spacious living between 409 to 832 square feet with an incredible location at 355 Church Str...

Canada-U.S. house price gap hits a record high

For many years, the Canadian and U.S. housing markets tracked each other fairly closely, but that hasn’t been the case since the U.S. housing bubble burst in the middle years of the last decade. According to an analysis from BMO chief economist Dou...

New report shows why Canadian real estate is such a sound investment

A report released today by Grosvenor’s research team suggests that Canadian cities are the best bet for long-term real estate investment, with Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary taking the first, second and third spots respectively. The research ra...

Toronto Real Estate Board Market Watch – April 2014

Sales and Average Price Up in March April 3, 2014 — Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported strong year-over-year increases in TorontoMLS home sales and the average selling price...
by The Cricket Club Blog on Apr 4, 2014

What will happen to property prices in Canada in 2014 and 2015?

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales and prices, saying it expects transactions and values to increase during the spring months and into 2015. The national average home price is forecast to rise by 3.8%...

Was there ever a competing offer? Or did they just imply...

There is no greater feeling of dread then when you are making an offer on a property and the Listing Agents says "THERE ARE COMPETING OFFERS"Real Estate Regulations - Increasing Transparency in Multiple Offer TransactionsMinistry:Ministry of Consumer...
by Living in Toronto on Apr 2, 2014

Canada’s first-time home buyers are exploring new ways to purchase

Maybe it’s the sky-rocketing home prices in key markets, but Canadians are saying sayonara to the traditional way of buying a home and are either going in alone or doubling up with friends or relatives. A quarter of Canadians who’ve bought a...

What costs are associated with buying a home?

Unlike a lot of first-time home buyers, in 2009 Jesse MacNevin decided to go for a house that was less than the amount he was approved for. “I started doing the numbers and talked to a few real estate agents,” he says. “Then I went...

GRAND OPENING > The Harlowe Toronto VIP Condo Sales Launching from $259,900! Studio to 3 Bedroom Floor Plans at the Toronto Harlowe Apartments

The Harlowe Toronto Condo Experience With a highly desirable location coupled with near perfect design elements, The Harlowe Toronto condos for sale is fast becoming the most sought after condominium residences in Toronto today! Common areas at the n...

How can superstition affect the sale of your home?

You don’t have to believe in superstition for it to hex your house, if the results of a forthcoming Canadian study are any indication. Reporting in the journal Economic Inquiry, researchers uncover enormous costs associated with “magical thinking...

What is predicted for Canada’s housing market this year?

The Conference Board isn’t buying the notion that Canada’s housing market will suddenly crumble, saying the most likely outlook is for a modest decline nationally and in some specific markets. The Ottawa-based think-tank argues in a compr...

From Mid $200′s > The Code Condos in Forest Hill Toronto Boutique Apartments & Townhomes by BLVD and Lifetime Development

The Code Condos in Forest Hill Toronto An amazing boutique development is now underway in the prestigious Forest Hill Toronto community. The Code Condos in Forest Hill presents a distinguished nine storey boutique mid-rise offering only 108 suites fo...

Dubai to Vancouver in 1.5 hours? The super rich may use space travel to expand property portfolios

The world’s wealthiest may look at expanding their real estate portfolio as they may use sub-orbital space travel to reduce travel time, believes Knight Frank. More than 70 wealthy individuals, with a combined wealth of over $200 billion, are inves...

Some tactics to make first-time home buying easier

The average cost of a Canadian home hit a record high of $388,553 in January. This price is 9.5 per cent higher than last year. The average cost of a home in cities such as Toronto and Vancouver rose to $526,528 and $606,800. Over the last ten years...


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