Mayor John Tory lays out three priorities heading into housing meeting

TORONTO _ Mayor John Tory says he plans to discuss Toronto’s lagging rental supply, a vacant property tax and the...

Ontario to get new homebuilding regulator

The Ontario government has announced plans to appoint a new standalone regulator for new home building in the province. The...

Liberal budget released: These are the housing related promises

Cities and affordable housing providers will find themselves with $11.2 billion more to spend on new and existing units over...

BC extends foreign buyer tax exemptions

More foreign buyers of homes in British Columbia will be able to claim exemption from the additional property transfer tax...

What census data means for real estate

The latest census reports immigration stats that point to increased real estate demand, according to one major company. “There’s no...

Calls for a freeze on mortgage regulatory changes intensify

Industry professionals have petitioned the Department of Finance for a halt on far-reaching changes to federal mortgage rules until the...

Genworth follows CMHC with MI premium hike

Canada’s largest private mortgage insurer is increasing its premiums, following a hike by CMHC. Genworth says that the change is...

More to the debt bundling story

A report about the growing reliance on bundling mortgages may be overblown, according to one veteran. “That story at least...