6/20/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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Canadian inflation quickened in May on increases across all eight major components, giving the Bank of Canada plenty of scope to hold interest ... More

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  5/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Canada should hold off on changes to make homebuying more affordable but should speed up efforts to reduce trade barriers within its borders, advises the International Monetary ... More

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  5/21/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he sees the slowdown in Canada’s economy as temporary and that interest rates will likely go up – he just doesn’t know ... More

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  5/1/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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The latest reading of Canada’s economy brings both good and bad news for the housing market. ... More

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  4/1/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Vanguard Realty
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The start of 2019 saw an uptick for Canada’s construction sector as both residential and non-residential posted gains; and a stronger showing for real estate brokerages. ... More

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  3/12/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Here are four record-breaking phenomena that suggest we have reached a real turning point in Canadian real estate. ... More

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  3/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Residential investment is falling, and that's a clear sign of hard times in Canada's economy, the Bank of Montreal says. ... More

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  3/7/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Vanguard Realty
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Toronto has broken into North America’s top-five cities for tech talent as the city undergoes an economic boom. ... More

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  3/6/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent on Wednesday, citing concerns about the global economy and Canada’s own recent ... More

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  2/28/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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Capital Economics predicts that The Bank of Canada will cut its key lending rate in December as a weakening housing market and oil sector headwinds drag GDP growth back below ... More

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  2/22/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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Stephen Poloz says the upward path for interest rates is 'uncertain'. ... More

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  2/20/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Vanguard Realty
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Savills ranks Toronto among the world's leading tech cities, acknowledging the access to a deep talent pool and the city’s reputation as a global centre. ... More

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  1/5/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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Ahead of the Bank of Canada’s first policy meeting of the year, scheduled for next week, Capital Economics is back at it again. ... More

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  12/19/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Canada’s economy will slow down in 2019 with consumer spending impacted by weaker employment, cooling house prices, high levels of debt, and rising interest rates. ... More

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  12/18/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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The slowdown in Canada’s housing market is likely to weigh on the economy according to a new report from CIBC Economics. ... More

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  12/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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The Bank of Canada will announce its December interest rates decision Wednesday and few are expecting a Grinch-like pre-Christmas shock. ... More

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Vanguard Realty
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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the eventual destination range for his key interest rate target — estimated by his team at between 2.5 and 3.5 ... More

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  10/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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By 2023, the number of millionaires in Canada is expected to rise 54% to nearly 2 million people ... More

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  10/9/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Vanguard Realty
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The third quarter of 2018 was a good one for the commercial real estate sector in the GTA. ... More

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  9/6/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Moody's revises its outlook for the Canadian banking system to stable from negative, as the ratings company now sees the Canadian government less likely to ... More

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  8/21/2018 | Posted in Toronto News by Vanguard Realty
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Toronto’s tech scene is so hot the city created more jobs than the San Francisco Bay area, Seattle and Washington, D.C., combined last year, while ... More

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  8/10/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Vanguard Realty
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Unaffordability isn’t expected to abate in the Greater Toronto Area any time soon, but as more and more people are discovering, there are cheaper places to live slightly ... More

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  7/27/2018 | Posted in Toronto News by Vanguard Realty
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Toronto has added the most technology jobs in the past five years and has the fourth best technology talent market in Canada and the U.S., according to a new report. ... More

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  7/26/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Vanguard Realty
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Toronto’s industrial sector has a vacancy rate of 0.7%, according to Colliers International, bespeaking a thriving economy. ... More

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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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With debt levels disconcertingly high, there could be ramifications to yesterday’s interest rate hike. ... More

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  6/27/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Analysts are optimistic that the Canadian economy will bounce back soon, bringing with it increased consumer spending. ... More

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  4/27/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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Canadian households, the main driver of the country’s economy for the past decade, are showing signs of spending fatigue. ... More

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  4/24/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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The tightened mortgage underwriting rules which came into effect at the start of the year have contributed to a slower start for the Canadian economy. ... More

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  3/14/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Vanguard Realty
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The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) expects economic growth to slow down this year amid looming interest rates hikes and lower consumer spending. Its latest economic outlook pegs gross ... More

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