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In cases where the failure to close the transaction was due to the buyer being unable to secure financing because their bank/financial institution refused to fund, this proved a lot trickier for those transactions.

Tim Hudak

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The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) is calling on the federal government to “reverse detrimental policy changes that... have made it harder for families to borrow responsibly in order to purchase a home.”

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This is just the kind of well-meaning yet profoundly dumb political interference that I thought we were paying CREA to talk the government out of.

An artist’s rendering of the Matrix development.

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Calgary builder Harold Sicherman is offering buyers a new set of down payment and mortgage incentives for millennials at the Matrix in Mission.

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The good news is that mortgage rates are unlikely to go higher this year in Canada. The bad news is a lack of interest rate hikes indicates the Canadian economy is slowing down.

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Federal policy changes designed to cool housing prices and demand continue to impact housing markets across Canada with cascading consequences and pressures, says a new report by Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC).

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I don’t show homes to just anyone. In fact, I avoid showing to one particular kind of buyer.

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More than one in four Canadian homebuyers report feeling pinched by the mortgage stress test regulations, says a recent Re/Max survey conducted by Leger.

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While it’s always the role of the real estate agent to help clients navigate the market’s nuances, solid guidance is needed more than ever this home buying season.

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Government policy is contributing to a falling homeownership rate and younger Canadians are being impacted the hardest, says a new report from Mortgage Professionals Canada.