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How housing is helping immigrant families close the wealth gap

How housing is helping immigrant families close the wealth gap

February 16, 2021 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Haider-Moranis Bulletin: For immigrant families, housing alone has been the primary driver of wealth growth Murtaza Haider and Stephen Moranis April 18, 2019   The recent slump in real estate ...

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Housing affordability is so bad most Canadians are open to moving

Housing affordability is so bad most Canadians are open to moving

February 16, 2021 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Josh Sherman Jul 17, 2019 If you've ever thought of picking up and leaving your city because it's too expensive, you're not alone. High housing costs have many Canadians mulling moves to other citie ...

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Canada can expect a slow-and-steady credit growth after the pandemic: economist

Canada can expect a slow-and-steady credit growth after the pandemic: economist

February 16, 2021 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Stephanie Hughes Financial Journalist Yahoo Finance Canada July 7, 2020   Canadian credit borrowing will see a slow return to normal, with the credit growth trend expected to stay below average ...

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Average Home Prices in Canada Now More Than 40% Above U.S. Levels: BMO

Average Home Prices in Canada Now More Than 40% Above U.S. Levels: BMO

February 3, 2021 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

 by Kayla Gladysz Shutterstock   When the going gets tough, the tough... look to the Canadian housing market for inspiration on how to keep their cool. Or, at least, that's what you ...

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Canadians Believe More in the Housing Market Than the Overall Economy

Canadians Believe More in the Housing Market Than the Overall Economy

January 14, 2021 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

by Toronto Storeys   Despite the negative implications COVID-19 has had on nearly every business sector, it appears the pandemic hasn't had an (lasting) effect on the the real estate indus ...

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Housing Competition Strongly Favors Sellers in 25 Major Housing Markets Across Canada: REPORT

Housing Competition Strongly Favors Sellers in 25 Major Housing Markets Across Canada: REPORT

December 23, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

BY JANNINE RANE    December 17, 2020   in Infographics, Real Estate News     Housing market activity remained at historically high levels across Canada, ...

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What is a good credit score in Canada for a mortgage?

What is a good credit score in Canada for a mortgage?

December 10, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Home News by Kandace Gallant 10 Dec 2020   Looking to buy a house in Canada? Before applying for a mortgage pre-approval, you should check your credit score in order to ensure you can b ...

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Healthy price increases expected for Canadian housing market

Healthy price increases expected for Canadian housing market

December 4, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  Home Market Update by Steve Randall 02 Dec 2019     The highs and lows that have defined the Canadian housing market in recent years will be replaced by a more stable enviro ...

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Keep your home warm without blasting the heat

Keep your home warm without blasting the heat

November 13, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

When the leaves turn, the battle over the thermostat begins. One family member wants to crank up the heat right away, while another insists on saving money by waiting until Nov. 1 on the dot. And once ...

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CREA reports Canadian home sales set record for September

CREA reports Canadian home sales set record for September

October 16, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Published Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:46AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:30AM EDT   OTTAWA -- The number of Canadian homes sold last month set a record for the month of Septem ...

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