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Restrictions On Short-Term Rentals Could Improve Canada's Housing Crisis: Economists

Placing restrictions on short-term rental platforms, like Airbnb and Vrbo, could ease housing supply constraints across Canada and reduce upward pressure on rents.


Rentsync Merges With Prop-Tech Company Building Stack

The merger will see Building Stack integrated into Rentsync’s portfolio, and “marks a significant step towards offering an all-encompassing list-to-lease solution for rental housing industry professionals.”


Bosa Properties Guaranteeing Rental Revenue To Solhouse 6035 Buyers

Bosa's Rental Revenue Program guarantees a set amount of rental income depending on unit sizes, with Bosa paying the difference if the rental income they receive is lower than what's guaranteed.


Kelowna's Short-Term Rentals Stall Amid New Government Measures

Because the Okanagan is a vacation destination, it drew a lot of investors who could more than cover their mortgage and tax costs by booking short-term rental guests. Now, many are having to sell.


How British Columbia Can Combat No-Fault "Landlord Use" Evictions

​Evictions — particularly no-fault evictions — are a danger for all renters regardless of income level, a recent First United study found.


“Just A Mattress On The Ground”: Toronto Rental Arrangements Still Questionable Despite Slower Market

Agents say they’re seeing couples shacking up with other couples and seniors renting out bedrooms in their homes amid affordability challenges.


Landlords Are ‘Losing Leverage’ As Toronto’s Rental Market Slows To A Crawl

Local agents say that inventory is flooding the market, properties are taking longer to lease out, and conditions are tilting in favour of renters for the first time in years.


Despite Seasonal Slowdown, Average Monthly Rent Still Up $175

In Toronto, however, the market continues to soften, with rents seeing a year-over-year dip for the first time since August 2021.


A Rare Rental: New Leaside Development Redefines The Tenant Experience

Rather than something to be stigmatized, renting now makes a lot of sense for some, even — and in some cases, especially — the luxury-leaning set of stylish city dwellers.

Real Estate News

A Sign Of The Times: Real Estate Advertising Is Back In Full Force

To make sure their offerings get seen by a shrinking pool of potential buyers, residential builders have started to put more effort into advertising and promotions.


Landlord And Tenant Board Caseload Up 25% As Personal Use Evictions In Toronto Surge

Data from the LTB suggests close to an 80% spike in N12 notices for Toronto addresses in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period in 2022.


Rental Protection Fund Eyeing 25 Properties Across BC For Acquisition

​The Rental Protection Fund launched this summer and has now identified 25 rental buildings across BC for acquisition.