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How is Canada’s luxury housing market doing? Apparently, quite well

Canada’s luxury housing markets are booming. Like, ridiculously booming, at least in some places. According to a recent RE/MAX report, luxury home sales in Toronto (defined as $1.5 million plus) jumped 18 per cent in 2013, while Vancouver saw l...

Good news for home buyers and owners as the 2.99% 5-year fixed mortgage is back

The five-year fixed mortgage at an advertised rate below three per cent has returned to Canada for the first time since last year. Meridian Credit Union, the largest credit union in Ontario, announced this week it had lowered its benchmark five-year...

Thinking of using your home to fund your retirement?

Almost a quarter of Canadians say they are planning on using their homes as their primary source of income once they are out of the workforce, according to a survey from Sun Life Financial. “It’s not something we would recommend per se, it is a b...

How overvalued is Canada’s housing market?

Canadian home prices are likely about 10 percent overvalued given expectations for rising interest rates, TD Bank said in a report yesterday. However, the bank also noted the overvaluation in markets such as Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Ottawa is...

From $199,998! Incredible Pricing at Downtown Toronto DUNDAS SQUARE GARDENS Condo High-Rise (47 Storeys) and Garden Tower (16 Floors) PLUS New Toronto Dundas Square Amenities Update!

Dundas Square Gardens Condos by Easton’s Group of Hotels Downtown Toronto condos from just $199,998 or purchase a 2 bedroom suite from just $299,998* These are the Toronto Dundas Square Gardens condos for sale by The Easton Group of Hotels. Situate...

Ultra Stylish No. 1 Yorkville Toronto Landmark Condo Tower by Bazis/Plaza and Architecture by Rosario Varacalli > New Renderings, Interiors & Amenity Spaces!

1 Yorkville Toronto > No. 1 Yorkville Condo Tower Now Previewing THERE IS ONLY ONE! Spectacular new images have been released for the new Bazis Toronto condo project at 1 Yorkville Toronto. Style and substance is first and foremost at this project. T...

What are the top kitchen designs for 2014?

It’s the one room in the house where everyone gathers every day. As the most popular spot in every home, why not make your kitchen the most attractive and inviting room, too? Here are some hot trends in kitchen decor: The showcase kitchen Witho...

How to use your RRSP to buy your first home

The $25,000 Ottawa allows you take out of your retirement fund to buy your first home sure doesn’t go as far as it used to. Under the home buyers’ plan, Canadians can take $25,000 out of their registered retirement savings plan and pay it bac...

New Toronto TOTEM Condominiums by Worlsey Urban Partners features 100 WalkScore, RAW Design Architecture, UNION31 Interior Design and Impeccable Yonge & Wellesley Location

Toronto TOTEM Condominiums A brand new condo project by Worlsey Urban Partners is coming soon to the Yonge & Wellesley district of Toronto. This gorgeous development will feature amazing architecture at 17 Dundonald Street Toronto and will be de...

PROJECT OF THE YEAR! The Boutique YC Condos at Yonge & College Launching! 66 Storey Landmark High-Rise at the Toronto YC Condominiums at College Park

YC Condos at Yonge at College Toronto The most highly anticipated condo high-rise of 2014 is launching right now! Introducing the Toronto YC Condos by Canderel, a visionary developer that has almost single-handily transformed the Toronto downtown sky...

How to make a vacation or investment condo work for you

While condo units are often used as primary homes, they can also be investments or vacation spots. This recent article by Marilyn Wilson in the Ottawa Citizen explores the uses for the extra condo, by which I mean a unit that is not your primary resi...

From Mid $200′s > THE TAYLOR Lofts in Toronto Leslieville Real Estate District by Streetcar Developments featuring Presale Toronto TAYLOR Townhomes & Loft Residences

The Taylor Lofts in Toronto Leslieville Real Estate Market The Taylor by Streetcar Developments in partnership with Dundee Realty Corporation present 96 lofts in Leslieville Toronto that will make you rethink urban living. Whether you are a blogger,...

What are the hot decorating trends for 2014?

What’s hot – and not – in housing for 2014? Below is a look at some of the trends, including what colours and accessories the best homes will be sporting this year. Colour Purple is the colour of the year for 2014. Unless it’s...

Canada’s largest cities posted real estate increases in 2013

Repeated warnings of an overheated market failed to deter home buyers in Canada’s largest cities in 2013, with the number of Toronto home sales up two per cent over the previous year, Vancouver sales were up 14 per cent and Calgary sales rose 1...

Canadian average home price rises almost 10% to $391,085

New data released yesterday from the organization that represents home sellers shows Canada’s housing market continues to hit new highs, with the average price increasing by almost 10 per cent in the last 12 months to $391,085. The Canadian Rea...

GREAT OFFERING! TEN93 Queen West Toronto Condos by The Pemberton Group near Trinity Bellwoods Park > 9 Storey Boutique Mid-Rise

TEN93 Queen West Toronto Condos Explore life and urban living in the heart of Queen West Toronto! The newest project by The Pemberton Group puts you in the centre of this amazing and exciting neighbourhood: introducing TEN93 Queen West Toronto condos...

NEW LAUNCH! Downtown Toronto CORE CONDOS by CentreCourt Developments > Interior Design by Cecconi Simone; Architecture by Page+Steele/IBI Group

Toronto Core Condos Just 3 minutes away from Eaton Centre, Massey Hall, St. Michael Hospital and Ryerson University, the new Toronto Core Condos by CentreCourt Development is launching initial sales in early 2014. However, if you get on their list th...

Bank of Canada leaves interest rates unchanged

Good news for homeowners and buyers as the Bank of Canada has just announced that it will hold its key interest rate steady but sounded a touch more dovish in its outlook, saying the risks of undesirably weak inflation appeared greater than they did...

What to look out for when buying a home

Everyone’s dream home is just the right size, in the perfect neighbourhood, with exactly the features and amenities they had in mind. In reality, every home, even a brand-new one, will have flaws. The question is, are they reasonable issues or...

Is Canada’s housing market in a bubble?

Canada’s housing market is not in a bubble and not likely to suffer a sudden and sharp correction in prices unless there is another major global shock to the economy, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said Wednesday. The central banker, tes...


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