Historic Co-Op Housing Development Heading To Toronto City Council

Historic Co-Op Housing Development Heading To Toronto City Council

Houses for sale in Ottawa At a Planning and Housing Committee meeting today, councillors voted to adopt a zoning by-law amendment to allow for next steps in the highly anticipated Eglinton Avenue East Housing Now development — the largest co-op housing initiative in Ontario in the last 25 years. Next, the amendment will be considered […]

Canadians leaving money on the table by not negotiating their mortgage renewal rates

Canadians leaving money on the table by not negotiating their mortgage renewal rates

Houses for sale in Ottawa In the face of higher costs, more Canadians are changing their grocery shopping habits, hunting for bargains and switching to lower-cost brands — yet many are leaving money on the table when it comes to their single largest transaction. According to a recent survey conducted by Mortgage Professionals Canada, homeowners […]

Boosting Your Home’s Curb Appeal for a Summer Sale

Boosting Your Home’s Curb Appeal for a Summer Sale

The way your home looks from the street—including the landscaping, paintwork, and overall vibe—signals to potential buyers what they might find inside. If the exterior looks neglected or outdated, buyers might not bother to check out the inside, even if it’s beautifully updated. A well-maintained exterior not only invites buyers to look further but also […]

Bank of Canada interest rate cut unlikely to help housing market

Bank of Canada interest rate cut unlikely to help housing market

Houses for sale in Ottawa Breadcrumb Trail Links Real Estate News Economy The cut translates to reduced borrowing costs, but analysts stress that the real impact of the cut will unfold gradually Published Jun 05, 2024  •  Last updated 1 week ago  •  3 minute read You can save this article by registering for free here. […]

Bank of Canada cut starts to nudge mortgage rates down

Mortgage rates trending downward even after Bank of Canada snoozefest

Houses for sale in Ottawa Article content The big rate headline of the week comes courtesy of the Bank of Canada. Its quarter-point drop on Wednesday was the first cut since the toilet paper stockpiling days of March 2020. The drop is nudging down variable mortgage and credit line rates. Depending on one’s loan type, […]

The Winning Real Estate Game Plan for 2024 with David Ward of Canadian Urban

The Winning Real Estate Game Plan for 2024 with David Ward of Canadian Urban

Houses for sale in Ottawa On this episode of the Commercial Real Estate Podcast, hosts Adam Powadiuk and Aaron Cameron speak with David Ward, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Canadian Urban. Topics covered include: How Canadian Urban manages $1.2 Billion and consistently ranks #1 Why rental rates are set to skyrocket Overcoming […]

What To Look Out For At Toronto’s Planning And Housing Committee Meeting

What To Look Out For At Toronto’s Planning And Housing Committee Meeting

Houses for sale in Ottawa This week — on Thursday, June 13, 2024 — Toronto’s Planning And Housing Committee will meet for the month, and a number of important housing items are on the docket. Of those are a CreateTO initiative that stands to bring hundreds of new rentals to the city, a zoning change […]

Exclusive: 76% of mortgage holders are anxious about their upcoming renewal: MPC survey

Exclusive: 76% of mortgage holders are anxious about their upcoming renewal: MPC survey

Houses for sale in Ottawa Growing financial anxiety is affecting both Canadian mortgage holders and non-owners alike, according to the latest consumer survey from Mortgage Professionals Canada. Of mortgage holders facing renewal in the coming 12 months, 76% say they are anxious about the process, marking a 10 percentage point increase from last year, according […]

Bank of Canada opens the door for variable-rate mortgages

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Filling the Equity Gap: Nonprofits and the Rental Protection Fund with Katie Maslechko

Filling the Equity Gap: Nonprofits and the Rental Protection Fund with Katie Maslechko

Houses for sale in Ottawa In this episode of the Commercial Real Estate Podcast, hosts Aaron and Adam interview Katie Maslechko, the CEO of the Rental Protection Fund.  Topics covered include: Introduction to the Rental Protection Fund and its goals Funding and support for nonprofits and co-ops Early success and partnerships Potential federal government support […]