Real Estate
 

March 23, 2019

 
 
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Previous housing data understated number of non-resident buyers in Vancouver and Toronto
  Previous housing data understated number of non-resident buyers in Vancouver and Toronto
 

Kerry Gold

Not so long ago, real estate industry and government officials were doing their best to shut down concerns that skyrocketing housing prices in Vancouver and Toronto were related to non-resident buying.

 
As it turns out, they were very wrong.

 
“Basically, if we put every residential property unit that was built in the city of Vancouver from 2006 to 2017 into a single building, every tenth unit [and a bit more] would have been owned by somebody who doesn’t live in the country,” says Andy Yan, urban planner and director of Simon Fraser University’s City Program.

 
 
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Chinese investors still sold on Canadian real estate
  Chinese investors still sold on Canadian real estate
 

Carolyn Ireland

 
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Another GTA condo development bites the dust: Diam cancels Danforth building
  Another GTA condo development bites the dust: Diam cancels Danforth building
 

Shane Dingman

 
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The market
 
Yaletown condo sells on second attempt, but $33,000 under list price
  Yaletown condo sells on second attempt, but $33,000 under list price
 

Kerry Gold

 
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Developer appeals ruling in Toronto condo presale contract dispute
  Developer appeals ruling in Toronto condo presale contract dispute
 

Shane Dingman

 
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Toronto real estate
 
City-dwellers compete for rural bungalow on nearly half-acre lot outside Hamilton
  City-dwellers compete for rural bungalow on nearly half-acre lot outside Hamilton
 

Sydnia Yu

 
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Home of the Week: A riot of bold design ideas
  Home of the Week: A riot of bold design ideas
 

Shane Dingman

 
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Mortgages and rates
 
Fixed mortgage rates are diving. Here’s where to get the best deals
Fixed mortgage rates are diving. Here’s where to get the best deals
 

Robert McLister

 
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Federal budget 2019: Interest-free mortgage loans for new buyers unlikely to boost home sales, experts say
  Federal budget 2019: Interest-free mortgage loans for new buyers unlikely to boost home sales, experts say
 

Janet McFarland

 
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In case you missed it
 
Forme Development principals ordered to be more forthcoming with receiver after attempting to sell assets
  Forme Development principals ordered to be more forthcoming with receiver after attempting to sell assets
 

Shane Dingman

 
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