July Home Sales Up 18.6%

Home sales across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have climbed nearly 20 per cent in July, proving buyers are returning to the market following months of declining sales. According to the latest Market Figures report by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), 6,961 homes were sold across the GTA last month, an 18.6 per cent […]

Toronto Housing Market Facing High Degree of Vulnerability

While Toronto’s housing market has inevitably shown signs of cooling, the city’s housing segment is continuing to face a high degree of vulnerability to market instability. According to a recent Housing Market Assessment (HMA) released by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), two of Canada’s largest housing markets, Toronto and Vancouver, are susceptible to […]

Are You Self-Employed? Well, Qualifying For A Mortgage Is About To Get Easier For You…

Are you struggling to obtain a mortgage because of the new lending guidelines that were implemented at the beginning of the year? Well, if you’re self-employed, qualifying for a mortgage is about to get… a little bit easier. Predominantly due to varying and unpredictable income levels, Canadians who are self-employed have consistently struggled to obtain […]

Housing Affordability Is at Crisis Levels in Vancouver, Is Toronto Next?

Affordability has been a major topic of concern in Vancouver and Toronto, Canada’s largest markets. According to a new report, Vancouver affordability is at a critical level while Toronto’s affordability still poses a major challenge despite improvement. RBC released their Housing Trends and Affordability report earlier this week, and illustrates that while the affordability measure […]