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Oct 22 2014

Realtors to Toronto mayor: Ease up on land transfer taxes

By Greg Bonnell, Reporter
If you purchased a home in Toronto in the past six years you were hit not once, but twice when it came to land transfer taxes. Toronto's realtors want the city's next mayor to do something about that, and they’re applying the pressure in the final stretch of the mayoral race.
Filed in: Real Estate » Continue Reading
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Oct 03 2014

Young renters and the $300,000 difference

By Greg Bonnell, Reporter
The latest read on the Toronto area housing market goes a long to explaining why a lot of people, including me, commute in from the ‘burbs to work in the big city every day. And it’s leaving a lot of young people lamenting whether they’ll ever afford a house in the city.
Filed in: Real Estate » Continue Reading
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Oct 02 2014

Housing distortion: Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary

By Greg Bonnell, Reporter
A wise voice in the BNN newsroom told me there’s no such thing as an average home price in Canada, and of course that voice is right – all real estate is local.
Filed in: Real Estate » Continue Reading
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Sep 26 2014

Residential tax rates: Only one part of fairness equation

By Greg Bonnell, Reporter
If you're a homeowner, you pay property tax. You probably feel like you're paying too much, right? But how does your property tax bill stack up against others across the country?
Filed in: Real Estate » Continue Reading
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Sep 25 2014

Crash or cool down? How will the housing boom end?

By Greg Bonnell, Reporter
TD Economics is raising its growth projections for the Canadian economy, but still sees the country’s hot housing market entering a cooling period despite a stronger job market.
Filed in: Real Estate » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Apr 15 2014

Is the housing market poised for a robust spring, summer?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Everyone is interested in housing. It is a housing day with Canadian existing homes data released this morning (recent numbers have been very choppy). Bankers and real estate professionals are optimistic though.
Filed in: Canadian, Real Estate » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Mar 27 2014

Lululemon outlook disappoints, but stock pops

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Lululemon came in with an outlook for fiscal 2014 (ending January 2015) at $1.80 to $1.90.
Filed in: Canadian, Economy, Real Estate, Retail » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Mar 21 2014

What was your first Tweet?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Canadian inflation, U.S. stress tests, Prem Watsa's Fairfax buys into Torstar and more.
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