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5 Reasons Why You Should Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Buying a home for the first time is an exciting experience. While the process can be stressful at times, there are ways to limit unnecessary anxiety, and one of the most significant ways is to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you begin your house-hunting adventure. To put it simply, being pre-approved for a [...]

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Canada’s Luxury Home Market is Skyrocketing!

Something interesting happened during the coronavirus pandemic. Many Canadian housing markets are reporting an average sales price of more than $1 million, even if the homes themselves do not look like something you’d typically expect in the luxury home market. Is it time to update the term “luxury real estate”? Perhaps. But the trend [...]

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New Housing Measures Expected in 2022 Federal Budget

In early April, the Canadian government is set to reveal the 2022 federal budget, with government sources telling reporters that it will be a “back to basics” document. In other words, it is a post-pandemic budget that addresses the broad array of fresh economic challenges on the other side of the public health crisis [...]

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Spotlight on the Winnipeg Real Estate Market

The Winnipeg real estate market has hopped on the pandemic-era housing boom bandwagon. And while growth has been notable, it has not triggered an affordability crisis in this major urban centre. Many young families and professionals have been migrating within Canada, with hopes of purchasing residential property at a budget-friendly price. Winnipeg and other [...]

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Maritime Provinces Leading Canada’s Population Growth

For the first time in decades, the Maritime provinces are booming in every key performance indicator. While the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns and restrictions were a hit to the economy, Atlantic Canada benefited from changing consumer patterns that led to a significant population boom. With more people working remotely and young families seeing an opportunity [...]

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Canadian Real Estate Prices Hit a New High in February

Just when you thought the price of Canadian real estate couldn’t get any higher, the latest data show the market continues to defy expectations – and gravity. Industry experts see no end to rising prices, in the face of growing demand and the ongoing housing supply shortage. Many young Canadians have been priced out, [...]

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Building Laneway Suites in Toronto: What Homeowners Need to Know

Are laneway suites in Toronto a solution to the housing affordability crisis? From the length of time it takes to save a down payment, to the housing supply shortage driving up prices, many prospective homebuyers are being priced out of North America’s fourth-largest city. In recent years, many public policymakers, industry professionals and community [...]

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