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Canadians amass $200 billion in wealth from residential real estate in a single year
“Rising home prices have generated $200 billion in new household wealth over the past year alone,” writes Adrienne Warren, a Scotiabank senior economist, in the latest weekly Global Real Estate Trends report.

Toronto condo builders have taken conservative path to adding supply: CMHC
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May high-rise sales mark near-record month
The sales figures for new high-rise homes last month soared 76 per cent compared to the same month the previous year and represented close to twice the 10-year average of 1,896 units. New home sales also rose month over month in May, following 2,324 new homes sales in April, which amounted to a 14-per-cent decline compared ...

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Average Canadian house price rose 13% to record $509,460 in May
The strong gains are largely tied to hot markets in Ontario and British Columbia, according to the numbers released Wednesday by the Canadian Real Estate Association. Stripping those two markets out of the calculations, the average price of a house sold in May declined 0.7 per cent in the past 12 ...

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Lower interest rates may be the new normal, Stephen Poloz says
Among the reasons, Poloz pointed to the more-pessimistic outlook for potential long-term global growth. The forecast was lowered to 3.2 per cent from four per cent, he said. “That downgrade means the neutral rate of interest will be lower for sure — for a very long time,” said Poloz, who added it could ...

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Toronto’s hot housing market drives big bidding wars in suburbs
Toronto’s sizzling market may get all the attention, with the average price of a detached house topping $1.2-million last month. But it’s in the suburbs where the most intense housing battles are being waged.

Bank of Canada announces overnight rate target
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GTA Realtors® Release Monthly Resale Housing Figures
Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,385 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in November 2015 – up by 14 per cent compared to November 2014. This result also represented the best result on record for the month of November. Sales through the first eleven months of ...

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Realtors warn land transfer tax could double across Ontario
The Ontario Real Estate Association, in a release Tuesday, warned homebuyers that the province is moving ahead with a plan to allow all other municipalities to levy a land transfer tax.

Toronto experiencing a traditional fall market – with some unusual bumps
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GTA Realtors® Release Resale Condominium Market Figures
Strong year-over-year growth in condominium apartment sales reported through TREB’s MLS® System in the third quarter of 2015. Sales were up by close to 11 per cent to 6,586 compared to Q3 2014. New listings entered into the System during the quarter and active listings at ...

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Bank of Canada keeps benchmark rate at 0.5%
Economists had been expecting the bank to keep its trend-setting target for the overnight rate where it is now. A few believe, however, that another cut might be possible later in the year unless the economic picture improves.

Three words to sum up Canada’s economy: ‘Best. ...

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GTA Realtors® Release Monthly Resale Housing Figures
“Buyers in the GTA remain confident in their ability to purchase and pay for a home over the long term. They see ownership housing as a quality investment that has historically produced positive returns while at the same time providing owners with a place to live in ...

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