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    Canada’s Housing Plan: Exploring An Insider's Perspective

    Ultimately, the success of Canada’s Housing Plan will depend on how the changes are implemented, how well they align with provincial and municipal efforts already in the works – and how the market responds.

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    Why Is The Toronto Real Estate Market So Resilient? An Expert Explains

    High interest rates. Budget-crushing inflation. A tough employment market. The GTA has certainly faced its fair share of obstacles over the last couple of years, and yet… the city's real estate market just keeps on swimming.

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    Expert: Market Uncertainty Means Turbulent Times Ahead

    "Right now, the market is showing a lot of promise, with a spring thaw and increased confidence. But it may not be smooth sailing from here."

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    Expert: Rental Vacancies Hit Record Lows As Prices Soar

    While there are more listings, extreme demand is absorbing those numbers. And with that demand, rent prices are on the rise.

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    What Should Sellers Do In This Market? An Expert Explains

    ​Be realistic about price, know how long it takes to sell, look at current data – and find an agent who isn’t afraid to work hard for you.

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    'We’re In A Holding Pattern:' An Expert’s Take On Ontario’s Struggling Market

    ​A surprisingly strong housing market and record immigration have delayed the predicted slowdown, but they haven't prevented it. RealServus President John Lusink talks about what the Ontario real estate market holds for buyers, sellers, and agents.

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    Expert: Amid Recent Rate Hikes And The Summer Season, Market Recovery Stalls

    In April and May, the Canadian housing market looked like it was poised for a comeback... but since then, things have shifted.

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    How The Bank of Canada's Rate Hike Impacts The Residential Housing Industry

    On June 7, the Bank of Canada (BoC) surprised economists and observers by announcing a 25-basis-point increase. Here's what that means.