5/21/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Paul Solomons
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The financial situation of every rental property is as different as a fingerprint. Every operator applies their level of experience, understanding, operating sophistication and ... More

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  3/24/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak is highlighting the fragility of millions of Canadian households, which face a stark choice between paying their bills or putting food on the ... More

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  2/18/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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Canadian renters are facing larger monthly payments in many markets according to a new report.

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  2/13/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in big cities increased by 3.9%, clocking the fastest growth since 2001.

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  1/9/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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Average rents in Canada are expected grow by 3% this year, while Toronto will see a stronger 7% increase in rents.

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  12/1/2019 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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The annual increase in Canadian rents was not consistent across property types.

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  11/25/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Canadians are satisfied with their homes and neighbourhoods but will probably not stay put according to a new survey.

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  6/28/2019 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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The average monthly rental rate in Canada increased by four per cent in May following two months of declines, but demand for apartments is expected to remain strong according ... More

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  3/3/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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The cost of rental housing jumped by the most in 30 years in January, according to Statistics Canada data.

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  2/6/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Paul Solomons
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The Greater Toronto Area’s tech sector, the fastest growing in North America, expected to attract young professionals in greater numbers this year.

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  1/14/2019 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Condo apartment owners in the GTA saw higher returns on their investments in 2018 with rents setting a new record.

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  12/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Paul Solomons
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If you’re looking to rent in Toronto, 2019 is poised to be a challenging year.

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  11/28/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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Canada added 37,000 apartments this year, but demand rose by even more to 50,000 units.

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  11/20/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Starting immediately, rent control rules will no longer apply to buildings and flats being rented for the first time, the Progressive Conservative government announced ... More

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  11/16/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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Immensely positive prospects for employment will fuel prolonged demand for rental residences in Toronto, according to a new analysis by Marcus & Millichap.

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  10/31/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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In a keynote speech delivered at the National Mortgage Conference in Montreal this week, Benjamin Tal warned that instituting rent control could spell disaster.

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  8/31/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Paul Solomons
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Toronto is still the nation's priciest rental market, while rental rates are soaring in half of Canada's largest cities. The year-over-year numbers paint an even ... More

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  5/17/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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The cost of renting an apartment is climbing rapidly in many of Canada's largest cities, led by Toronto and nearby places, new data shows.

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  4/15/2018 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Average monthly rents in Canada’s biggest city surged 10.7% year-over-year in Q1 2018 to $2,206, according to a new report from Urbanation Inc.

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  2/10/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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A new city report released on Friday says purpose-built apartment rent increases in 2017 soared to a 15-year high while vacancy rates sank to their lowest level in 16 ... More

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  1/17/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Suburban allure has largely become a thing of the past, but in the Greater Toronto Area - where the cost of housing grows astronomically by the month - the outskirts are ... More

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  1/14/2018 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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The construction cranes seem to be everywhere you look in downtown Toronto, but finding a condo to call home is becoming increasingly more difficult, and costly, for a legion ... More

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  10/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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This week’s census data revealed Canadians’ changing living habits – and the trickle-down effect that’s affecting the rental market and its existing ... More

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  10/13/2017 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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Competition in Toronto's condo rental market has become so fierce that bidding wars are on the ... More

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  9/26/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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The tight Ontario rental market will worsen without increasing the units available by around 6,250 a year for a decade.

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  9/1/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Ontario tenants will have additional protection from eviction starting Friday, September 1, 2017; when a landlord ends a tenancy to have family members move in, people evicted ... More

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  8/6/2017 | Posted in Home Owners by Paul Solomons
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A rental suite is a great way to help homeowners meet their mortgage payments at a time when home prices are creeping ever upward in some parts of Canada.

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  1/17/2017 | Posted in Rental Market by Paul Solomons
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Those hoping to become first-time buyers in the Greater Toronto Area are under increasing pressure as soaring rents make saving for a downpayment tougher.

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  12/6/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Commercial leasing in the Greater Toronto Area was down 33.6 per cent in November compared to a year earlier, the Toronto Real Estate Board said.

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  10/26/2016 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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There was a 17.3 per cent drop in condo apartments available to rent in the Greater Toronto Area in third quarter of 2016 compared to a year earlier, Toronto Real Estate Board ... More

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