10/8/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Crescendo Realty
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The bank's measure of affordability has seen the gains made pre-pandemic erased with all areas affected ... More

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  9/15/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Crescendo Realty
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From rising inflation and falling consumer confidence to changing real estate preferences, Canada’s mortgage market could be impacted on multiple fronts. ... More

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  9/8/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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Every major party platform offers proposals for reining in what has become a nationwide affordability crisis. ... More

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  8/23/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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Politicians are zeroing in on ways that just might make the dream of owning a home that much easier. ... More

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  8/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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As party leaders close out their first week of campaigning, it is no surprise that affordable housing has become a top issue in the 2021 federal election. ... More

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  6/28/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Crescendo Realty
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A look at why the hot housing market is out of reach for young Canadians ... More

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  5/17/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Crescendo Realty
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First-time homebuyers are getting more anxious about the market. ... More

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  5/14/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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An NDP government would implement a 20% levy on home purchases made by non-residents. ... More

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  5/12/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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Canadians are so alarmed by the red-hot housing market that many say they’d like to see the central bank raise the cost of borrowing to dampen demand for real estate and ... More

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  5/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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Housing affordability in Canada has declined the most in two years ... More

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  4/23/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says the country needs a boost in the supply of housing to help make prices more affordable, but suggests there may be other steps governments ... More

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  4/20/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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The ongoing surge in home prices across the country is discouraging a large number of young non-homeowners, many of whom say they’re giving up on the dream of homeownership ... More

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  4/13/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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Real estate prices in many Canadian cities have climbed to all-time highs during the pandemic, so it should come as no surprise that some Canadians appear ready to give up on ... More

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  4/12/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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In the pandemic-linked housing boom, average residential property values have become decoupled from average incomes over vast swathes of the country. ... More

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  3/30/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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Long-term risks to the economy are being exacerbated by outsized demand, shrinking inventory ... More

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  3/25/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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The Canadian housing market is “overheating” and policy makers need to take steps to cool it down, according to an economist at Royal Bank of Canada, the ... More

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  3/22/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Crescendo Realty
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A record share of Canadians expect home prices will continue hitting new highs, an exuberance that adds to concern the housing market is entering a speculative bubble. ... More

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  2/28/2021 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Crescendo Realty
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Demand for expensive homes in Toronto real estate is the result of the pandemic's economic impact ... More

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  2/20/2021 | Posted in Global Real Estate Markets by Crescendo Realty
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Two Canadian cities made the Top 10 list, while Hong Kong ranks as the least affordable city for the 10th consecutive year. ... More

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  2/4/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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Got 34 years to save up for a house? The threshold every buyer has to meet to own a home ― the minimum down payment ― has reached Canada’s highest level on ... More

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  1/27/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Crescendo Realty
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There are also 10 cities that have been deemed the most affordable. ... More

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  12/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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When the Liberal government proposed the foreign homebuyer tax in its fiscal update last month as part of a plan to lower home prices, it drew skepticism from observers who say ... More

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  8/18/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Crescendo Realty
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"A home equity tax would be unfair and hurtful to Canadians during the best of times, but at this very moment – during a global pandemic – it is reckless", ... More

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  1/8/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Crescendo Realty
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Royal Bank of Canada chief executive Dave McKay told a banking conference on Tuesday that the mortgage stress test has “generally been good ... More

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  6/28/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Crescendo Realty
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Affordability may be improving but home ownership in Toronto and Vancouver is still an “impossible obstacle” for most potential buyers, Royal Bank of Canada warns. ... More

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Crescendo Realty
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Canada’s top federal banking regulator says a stress-test for uninsured mortgages is “working,” but that it is still keeping an eye on lending practices. ... More

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  6/6/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Crescendo Realty
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Due to strong economic fundamentals Toronto’s housing market remains expensive. That’s one reason why this year’s list is dominated by neighbourhoods once ... More

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  6/4/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Crescendo Realty
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 What The Next 5 Years Will Look Like In 33 Canadian Cities ... More

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  5/17/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Crescendo Realty
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The Conservative Party leader says he's "absolutely committed" to reviewing the rule. ... More

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