Stories Tagged - Toronto
June 22, 2021 | Mario Toneguzzi
Latest stress test changes reduce buying power, impact first-time and move-up home purchasers in Calgary
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
Yorkville, the brainchild of Mattamy Homes, is designed around a family friendly outdoor lifestyle that promotes active and healthy living – the kind of lifestyle that cultivates connectedness and interaction.
July 27, 2020 | George Johnson
For professional hockey players, having to uproot your life and move with little notice is a constant reality, but this fact didn't fully hit home for Matt Stajan until Jan. 31, 2010.
March 13, 2020 | Mario Toneguzzi
However, like anything else in this country, affordability is relative and truly dependent on context. If you're a millennial or a potential first-time homebuyer of any stripe, you're much better off entering the market in Calgary than other major centres like Vancouver or Toronto.
July 03, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
While condo project cancellations in Calgary are extremely rare, buyers still need to do their homework
But what's the situation in Calgary, and what recourse do buyers here have if a project they've purchased in is cancelled?
June 05, 2019 | Mario Toneguzzi
March 14, 2018 | Mario Toneguzzi
Densification is a buzzword now in the real estate industry, and it's certainly on the minds of many policy makers in cities across Canada, including Calgary.
If you travel to cities around the world, you will see firsthand how the other half lives, so to speak. More people are living close together in those global cities.
Aug. 02, 2017 | Tyler Difley
When it comes to the housing market and the availability of affordable options, people often lose sight of the big picture. Instead of obsessing over the minute details of the market in any one particular city, it can be helpful to take a step back and examine things in a broader context to provide points of comparison. This dose of perspective helps one to remember that while $400,000 might seem like a lot to ask for a detached home in one city, in another major metropolitan area, people might be hard pressed to find a home for less than twice that amount.
Dec. 08, 2016 | CREBNow
Foreign ownership of condominium-style apartments in Calgary this year is unchanged from a year prior and continues to represent a small proportion of the total market, according to a new report.
In a recent briefing, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) noted foreign buyer activity in the city's apartment sector represented 0.9 per cent of all activity in 2016. That's down from 1.1 per cent in 2015, but up from 0.2 per cent in 2014.
Nov. 19, 2016 | Alex Frazer Harrison
Here's what they had to say: