Weekly Top 5 News

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Top 5 weekly news 10.05

1)Toronto housing market starts buying season with a bang, sales up 17%

2)Canadian Housing Starts Spiked By 23 Per Cent In April: CMHC Report

3)Bank of Canada’s Stephen Poloz issues ’call to arms’ for mortgage market innovatio

4)Toronto home sales soar substantially compared to last year

5)Ontario’s New Housing Supply Action Plan: Will It Solve the Affordability Crisis?



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Top 5 weekly news 03.05

1) Immigration volume will fuel further housing demand

2) Scrapping mortgage rules would boost Canadian home prices by about $32,000, TD says

3) Ontario Government Lines Up New Toronto Transit Plan

4) Ottawa's stress test is demolishing Canadians' housing dreams. Which party will rebuild them?

5) Webware raises $2 million CAD following brick-and-mortar partnership with Staples



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Top 5 weekly news 26.04

1) Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady, hints low rates could stick around

2) Toronto Housing Demand Grows Among Millennials Despite High Prices

3) B-20 mortgage stress test needs to be revisited: CIBC’s Tal

4) Toronto ranked 12th most-expensive housing market in the world

5) How high on the income ladder do you need to be to afford a home in Canada?



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Top 5 weekly news 12.04

1) 5 Unbelievable Facts About the Toronto Real Estate Market

2) If Toronto wants cheaper homes, get council out of the way

3) Ontario budget reveals locations for downtown relief line subway stations

4) Chinese real estate investors wary of Vancouver head to Toronto

5) Ontario budget's $144-billion plan for infrastructure deserves praise



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Top 5 weekly news 05.04

1) GTA home sales flat in March while prices edge up

2) A Huge New Community Centre Is Coming To The Toronto Waterfront

3) Toronto home sales steady 'at somewhat soggy levels' in March

4) Mortgage stress test is keeping Toronto home buyers on sidelines, says real estate board

5) Why is Toronto's Real Estate Market Doing Better Than Vancouver's? [VIDEO]



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Top 5 weekly news 29.03

1) More Non-Resident Home Buyers in Canada, New Data Shows

2) How Much Income A Single Person Needs To Live Comfortably In Toronto

3) Toronto Rentals Aren’t Getting Any Cheaper

4) Here’s what you could buy with the federal budget’s housing plan

5) Shared Equity Mortgages to Help Solve Housing Affordability in Canada



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Top 5 weekly news 22.03

1) Spring Housing Market Predictions: What To Expect In Toronto

2) Budget's real estate top-up could push up the price of cheaper homes

3) Toronto Luxury Real Estate Market Renews

4) Affordable housing becomes singular focus of Toronto’s new real estate czar

5) What to know about the new CMHC mortgage incentive



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Top 5 weekly news 15.03

1) Condos Remain King of Toronto Real Estate

2) Toronto: Canada’s tech hub is literally booming

3) Canadian Cities Lead North America In Quality Of Living Rankings

4) Canada’s Mortgage Stress Test: Intended and Unintended Effects

5) How 10 Developers Are Doing Toronto Good In Ways You’d Never Expect



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Top 5 weekly news 08.03

1) Canada added 56,000 jobs last month, blowing past expectations

2) Toronto home sales, listings fall while prices rise slightly in February

3) The Property Brothers Are Coming To Toronto And They're Casting Homeowners

4) Canada Has One Of The Highest Home Ownership Rates In The World

5) These were Toronto's Most Expensive Condos Last Year



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Top 5 weekly news 01.03

1) Rental demand leading to ‘alarming shortage’ of up to 10,000 units a year, landlord group says

2) What to expect in Canada’s real estate market for 2019

3) Growth of mortgage payment in hottest markets accelerates

4) Build Relief Line, Then Extend Yonge Subway, Metrolinx Says

5) 10 Things You Should Do Right after You Move into Your New Home



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Top 5 weekly news 22.02

1) Toronto area real estate market off to a good start for the year

2) Sidewalk Labs Plans To Expand Toronto’s Quayside Project

3) Toronto area home prices predicted to rise 4 per cent this year

4) Bank of Canada head says interest rates low enough to stimulate economy

5) Stress test is already obsolete – real estate exec



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top 5 weekly news 15.02

1) Toronto real estate board calls on Ottawa to revisit mortgage stress test

2) 1 in 5 young Canadians delayed retirement savings to buy big city home

3) Did Toronto’s Housing Market Have a Soft Landing?

4) Toronto City Council Approves Affordable 'Housing Now' Plan

5) Mortgages from banks are more costly than alternatives



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Top 5 weekly news 08.02

1) Housing Agency Dials Back Warning of Overvaluation in Toronto

2) New Map Charts Toronto Home and Condo Prices by TTC Station

3) For Canada’s luxury property markets, the worst seems to be over

4) Toronto Real Estate Board urges OSFI to 'revisit' stress tests

5) How a 32-year-old managed to accumulate 10 homes in Toronto



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Top 5 weekly news 01.02

1) Toronto Real Estate in 2019: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

2) TREB Applauds Toronto City Council Unlocking Surplus City Land for Housing Now Plan

3) 3 Home Buying Trends To Keep An Eye On In 2019

4) Ontario may allow disclosure of prices in real estate bidding wars:

5) No app will ever replace a real estate agent



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Top 5 weekly news 25.01

1) 5 Predictions For Toronto's Housing Market In 2019

2) You Now Need $100,000 In Income To Buy A Typical Condo In Toronto

3) Home building in Canada beats forecasts. Urban multiple-unit projects up 3.9 per cent!

4) What these Toronto and Mimico condos sold for:

5) Toronto’s affordable housing plan proceeds, but John Tory and council begged to do more



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