7/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Investors seem unruffled by anxieties over the global economy and cross-border trade wars.

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  6/12/2018 | Posted in Recreational Properties by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Price of vacation homes is expected to rise 5.8 per cent by end of September. Retiring baby boomers and gen-Xers are driving recreational home sales as they look toward ... More

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  5/17/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The cost of renting an apartment is climbing rapidly in many of Canada's largest cities, led by Toronto and nearby places, new data shows.

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  4/30/2018 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The home-purchasing power of ‘peak millennials’ aged 25-31 has diminished by around $40,103 (16.5%) since the introduction of the OSFI stress test at the start of ... More

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  4/27/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canadian households, the main driver of the country’s economy for the past decade, are showing signs of spending fatigue.

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  4/20/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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First quarter investment in non-residential construction gained 3.1% compared to the previous quarter, Statistics Canada reported Thursday.

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  4/18/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The Bank of Canada is maintaining its trend-setting interest rate as its careful assessment of the timing of future hikes continues amid a backdrop of moderating growth.

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  4/17/2018 | Posted in Financial Health by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Upward trend in rates would negatively impact Canadians' ability to service their debts.

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  4/11/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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A survey of international real estate markets has put Canada in the top 5 for investors.

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  3/13/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Nine years into a bull run for the Canadian commercial real estate industry, underlying fundamentals remain so strong the end of the market cycle still doesn’t appear to ... More

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  3/7/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The Bank of Canada maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 1/4 per cent as expected. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ... More

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  2/28/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The Canadian commercial real estate market set another record for investments in 2017 and was one of only four countries in the world to do so, according to a new report from ... More

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  2/21/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The Canadian commercial property segment came into the new year flush with the record-high successes of 2017, and a new report from Morguard predicted that five metropolitan ... More

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  1/19/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The Bank of Canada’s decision to raise its benchmark rate to 1.25% earlier this week will make renewals a significantly more daunting prospect for mortgage holders.

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  1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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A survey of members of the Association of Foreign Real Estate Investors holds Canada steady in third place for 2017, the same as a year earlier.

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  1/10/2018 | Posted in Financial Health by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The amount Canadians owe relative to their income hit a new high in the third quarter of 2017, household credit market debt as a proportion of household disposable income ... More

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  1/4/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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By all indications, 2017 has proven to be a tumultuous period in the mortgage and real estate spheres, but a markets observer argued that this year will offer a measure of ... More

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  12/22/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Investment in Canadian commercial real estate is on track for record, driven by demand for a haven from global instability and a quest for yield.

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  12/21/2017 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Foreign buyers make up a minuscule portion of the overall housing market in this country, new research shows, but what they own is more expensive and newer than the average ... More

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  12/6/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Consumers looking to consolidate debt currently have more buying power than they will next month, therefore rushing to refinance their mortgages before the new mortgage ... More

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  12/4/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The Bank of Canada has released its latest assessment of the financial system and has once again highlighted risk from mortgages.

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  11/19/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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It will be more difficult to qualify for a mortgage in 2018, with experts saying it will slow the growth of housing in Canada.

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  11/16/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada’s housing agency is seeking more data on home loans from shadow lenders, amid concern rising levels of debt aren’t being adequately tracked and may increase ... More

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  10/27/2017 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Educational opportunities are driving Chinese homebuyer inquiries for Canadian properties, despite foreign-buyer taxes in two of the nation’s hottest housing ... More

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  10/24/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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According to the results of a new poll conducted by a leading insolvency firm, fully one-third of Canadians indicated that they are already feeling the pinch of increasing ... More

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  10/13/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales in September rose modestly from the previous month but remained down ... More

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  10/11/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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A new stress test for all uninsured mortgages is unnecessary and could increase costs for homebuyers, a report by the Fraser Institute said Wednesday.

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  10/8/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Home affordability is bad in Canada. It's about to get worse. ... More

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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The first half of 2017 saw a 29% increase in investment in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, a new survey from Avison Young reveals.

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  9/26/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Despite rising interest rates and various policy measures implemented to slow down pricing growth, the Canadian housing market is not on track for a sharp decline. It ... More

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