9/22/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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This buyer cohort also makes more expensive residential moves, on average ... More

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  8/23/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Politicians are zeroing in on ways that just might make the dream of owning a home that much easier. ... More

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  5/4/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Long-awaited tweaks to the government’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive came into effect on Monday. ... More

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  4/27/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Effective May 3, 2021, the Federal Government will be expanding the First Time Home Buyer Incentive program to enhance eligibility in Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria Census ... More

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  4/23/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The mass urban exodus that has been observed in Toronto and across Canada throughout the pandemic doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon, and a new survey confirms ... More

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  4/20/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The ongoing surge in home prices across the country is discouraging a large number of young non-homeowners, many of whom say they’re giving up on the dream of homeownership ... More

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  4/13/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Real estate prices in many Canadian cities have climbed to all-time highs during the pandemic, so it should come as no surprise that some Canadians appear ready to give up on ... More

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  12/30/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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With mortgage rates at historic lows and price growth tapering in certain markets, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented both opportunities and challenges for first-time homebuyers. ... More

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  12/1/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The federal government just released the Fall Economic Statement, announcing changes to the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive for prospective homeowners in some of Canada’s ... More

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  5/18/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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COVID-19 ripped a hole in more than just the economy. For Canadians on the verge of buying their first home, the pandemic, and the financial uncertainty it has plunged the country ... More

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  2/24/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Genworth Canada’s 2019 First-Time Homeownership Study provides a snapshot of the demographics of Canada’s first-time homebuyers (FTBs), what’s motivating them ... More

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  6/18/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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While more details about the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive were released this week, there remains a glaring problem. ... More

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  5/10/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Having a sufficient down payment to afford the home they want is the largest concern of first-time buyers according to a new survey. ... More

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  3/22/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive actually reduces affordability. ... More

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  4/30/2018 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The home-purchasing power of ‘peak millennials’ aged 25-31 has diminished by around $40,103 (16.5%) since the introduction of the OSFI stress test at the start of ... More

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  1/9/2017 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The tightened mortgage rules introduced by the federal government last year are having a negative effect on the homebuying plans of first-time buyers. ... More

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  6/14/2016 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Young Canadians are increasingly receiving help from their parents in order to become first-time buyers in Vancouver and Toronto. ... More

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  1/25/2016 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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The Canada Revenue Agency has issued a reminder to first-time buyers that they could qualify for $5,000. ... More

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  6/24/2015 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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A body that represents Canada’s home builders is pushing the federal government for changes which would make building and buying a home easier. Among the measures that the ... More

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  6/10/2015 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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First-time buyers are driving the housing market but are increasingly turning to credit to afford the downpayment on a new home. ... More

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  5/14/2015 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Canadian homebuyers are willing to compromise on the size of their new home but some things are not negotiable. That was one of the findings in a survey of 12,000 homebuyers ... More

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  4/14/2015 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Vanguard Realty
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Typical first-time Canadian home buyers tend to be childless, university-educated couples in their 30s purchasing detached homes, often with a helping hand from their families. ... More

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