REMI Network

Fewer buyers desire move-in-ready homes

Affordability was the most important necessity for the majority of home buyers this year, according to CMHC's annual Mortgage Consumer Survey.
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Approval, delivery delays impact affordability: BILD

A report finds the former provincial government's growth policies led to delays in the GTHA's land development and approval process, reducing affordability
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Affordability driving condo market share higher: RE/MAX

Affordability is driving the increase in multi-unit home sales, as resale condos and townhomes in the GTA now represent nearly 37 per cent of home sales.
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REMI Network

Affordability main concern as real estate sector focuses on supply

Developers, investors, lenders and experts are cautiously optimistic about the real estate sector, according to a recent report from PwC Canada and ULI.

Construction Business

Vancouver approves more modular housing

The City of Vancouver has approved new temporary modular homes at 610 and 620 Cambie Street (formerly 688 Cambie Street).
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Income and housing security top senior concerns

Canada's largest seniors' advocacy organization is prioritizing housing needs for different stages of aging among five key issues it plans to champion this year.


Province should address affordability: OHBA, OREA

The OHBA and OREA are calling on the provincial government to provide ideas to ease the growing housing affordability challenges many Ontarians are facing.
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TREB concerned over proposed changes to Land Transfer Tax

Proposed changes to Toronto’s Land Transfer Tax will increase costs for all home buyers in the city, especially first-time home buyers.
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B.C.’s economic growth due to housing sector

According to the Conference Board of Canada’s recent Provincial Outlook: Spring 2016, British Columbia’s booming housing sector will be one of the province’s main drivers


Housing affordability eroded further in Q2: RBC

Excluding the Toronto and Vancouver markets, Canadian housing affordability remained relatively stable in Q2, according to an RBC Economics Research report.