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Reliance on housing investment creates prosperity mirage in Ontario

The provincial net debt-to-GDP ratio went from about 5 per cent in the 1960s to more than 40 per cent in 2020.

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B.C. government acknowledges how land-use regulations help determine home prices

Supply elasticity is a central factor in any analysis of home-price growth.

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Help us because we’re big and successful, help us because we’re small and poor

There are a number of services that seem unavoidably linked to homebuying.

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Across the Greater Golden Horseshoe it takes an average of 18 months to obtain a building permit.

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Encouraging home ownership may deter the labour mobility vital for a dynamic economy.

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This tax will add roughly $140,000 to a typical Greater Vancouver real estate transaction.

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Long and uncertain building permit approval timelines are key barriers to building.

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Higher home prices are strongly associated with restrictive land-use regulations.

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In light of public outcry, the B.C. government has tasked a committee to examine real estate practices such as flipping and shadow assignment.