November 2020

Canadian Home Sales Slip for the First Time Since April

Posted on Nov 16, 2020

Today's release of October housing data by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) shows national home sales fell 0.7% month-over-month (m-o-m) from September's record high (see chart below). This is the first decline in five months, as market conditions remained tight and prices continued to rise. Competition remains intense in the detached-ho...

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6 Cost You Need to be Aware of When Buying a Home

Posted on Nov 12, 2020

So you want to buy a property, that’s great! Make sure you have your wallet ready to bring to the table. In addition to the down payment, there are many other costs associated with purchasing a home; typically, these are called closing costs.

Your closing costs represent the things you will have to pay for out of your pocket, and the amount of money...

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