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Survey says large majorities of homeowners in Metro Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area want housing prices to stop rising.


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Seattle’s rental vacancy rate jumped to 5.4 per cent—five times that of the GTA.


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In Florida, they’re snowbirds—in B.C., they’re ‘speculators’

Heavy-handed policies such as B.C.’s “speculation” tax target symptoms rather than causes.


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In 2016, average rents in Montreal were $835 a month compared to $1,242 in Toronto and just under $1,300 in Vancouver.


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More mortgage red tape could hurt homebuyers in many ways

Uninsured mortgages already require a minimum of 20 per cent down of a property’s value.


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According to new census data, population growth in Calgary has lagged behind the regional average.


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B.C.’s interest-free loans could hurt new homebuyers more than it helps

Boosting demand for a good without also boosting its supply puts upward pressure on prices.