Housing market slowdown: How have things changed for buyers?

Possibilities and challenges have emerged from the cooldown, says mortgage executive. The housing and mortgage markets may have cooled off substantially in recent weeks – but that’s bringing opportunity for buyers including greater choice and less competition from rival bidders, according to a prominent industry figure. Shubha Dasgupta (pictured), president and CEO of the Pineapple […]

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Here’s What the Census 2021 Data Can Tell Us About the Housing Market

The population data from the census 2021 is now available and it offers us a wealth of information about where Canadians live, where they’re moving to and what communities are growing in size as a result.  The latest census arrives at a critical time in Canada’s real estate history, when governments of all levels are weighing their options […]

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BoC rate hike expectations grow

The Big 6 banks have raised their expectations for Bank of Canada rate hikes, with most expecting another 125 to 150 basis points in tightening by the end of the year. RBC was the latest to revise its expectations, matching Scotiabank’s call that the Bank of Canada’s key lending rate will reach 2.50% this year. […]

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