I was on Arlene Bynon’s show on AM640 talking about how the pandemic has affected Toronto’s condo market.
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I’ve heard a lot of people comment that when those mortgage deferrals end, the housing market will be in trouble. Well it’s the end of October now and the market hasn’t collapsed.
The mortgage delinquency rate across Canada pre-covid was 0.29% and in Toronto where real estate is the most expensive, the rate was 0.11%, which is incredibly low.
I recently attended a presentation where Shaun Hildebrand from Urbanation highlighted some interesting statistics.
At the end of June 2020, 760,000 Canadians (roughly 16% of mortgage holders) had taken advantage of the mortgage deferral programs.Continue Reading
One of the challenges for first-time buyers is the longer they wait, the harder it is to get in the market, as the housing market seems to increase faster than most people can save. And, as interest rates rise, mortgage payments will rise with them, making owning that much more expensive.Continue Reading
What’s happening in the real estate market now? Are there too many condos on the market? Are house prices still climbing? What’s happening with the rental market?
Here is my interview on Global News AM640 (On Point With Alex Pierson) last night on trends in the real estate market right now.
What it is like to buy or sell a home during an unprecedented global pandemic? What precautions should you take? Is it harder to get a mortgage? What legal issues may arise? Our multi-sector panel tells you what you need to know.
Family Lawyer, Kathleen Laverick, on what you need to know about getting separated, divorced, custody arrangements and living together and how the pandemic affected everything.Continue Reading
I was on CTV News talking about what we as landlords can do to help the frontline workers.
Psychotherapist, Valerie Smith, talks about coping mechanisms for our new life under quarantine, meditation, gratitude & anxiety.Continue Reading