What I’m Reading November 2021

Check out these articles that can help us decipher the real estate market this month.

Top GTA Real Estate Articles in November 2021

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal

80% of luxury buyers are millennials

Tips to avoiding water damage in your home

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer 

How to Organize a Small Kitchen

Best Pantry Storage Ideas

All the Winners From the 2021 BILD Awards

‘Extreme’ Demand-Supply Imbalance Will Push Luxury Real Estate Prices Higher

“Purchasing a Home… Easier Said Than Done”

Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner joins in opposition to expanding Hamilton’s urban boundary

End exclusionary single-family zoning, says OREA 

10 Trending Paint Colours for Fall 2021 – Accents for Living

Can you afford to live here? Hamilton’s living wage rate has been updated for 2021

Average sale price of Hamilton home up 30 per cent year over year, according to realtors

At around $1M, the average price of a Hamilton-Burlington home shot up 27% compared to last year

Essential Tips For The First-Time Home Buyer

Home inspections: What you should know in this seller’s market

October home sales down 7%, new listings fell by 34% from last year: Toronto board

Another record-setting month in October for Toronto region as average home price surges to $1.2 million

‘One less obstacle’: Developers pleased with lifting of downtown Burlington development freeze

Posthaste: One in four Canadians say ‘it’s going to take a miracle’ to retire financially secure

26% of Hamilton drinking water doesn’t make it to taps. Here’s what the city is doing

Study supports blind bids, some realtors favour transparency

What labour shortages, inflation and supply chain headaches mean for builders, buyers

No, Toronto (Probably) Doesn’t Have a Housing Market Bubble

What do young Hamiltonian’s really think about growth?

4-day holiday market coming to downtown Burlington

 Negotiate a better deal on a home

Pushback against plans for more housing in the GTA is unacceptable

One in four Ontario property buyers are investors with multiple properties 

Ontario Real Estate Market Shifts into Adjustment Phase

Canadian real estate professionals advising clients to sell this winter | Urbanized

Canadian real estate investor encourages others to enter the market with confidence

How to save for a down payment

Investment in Hamilton CRE on record pace in 2021

Big gap between Hamilton and Burlington residential tax rates | The Bay Observer

Immigration is key to a healthy construction industry

Hamilton urban boundary vote deferred, after marathon meeting

Post-Election Changes in Canadian Real Estate

Posthaste: Why moving out of the city will be more expensive than some pandemic homebuyers thought | Financial Pos

Toronto developer takes on outside-of-the-box project by turning house into six condominiums – The Globe and Mail

Toronto developer takes on outside-of-the-box project by turning house into six condominiums – The Globe and Mail

Rising home prices in Milton, Burlington, Oakville spur call for government action on housing

How Much Does It Cost to Build a House in Canada (2021)?

How To Save Money on Utilities This Winter

Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How are developing countries spending climate financing money? — Quartz

35 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes We’re Grateful For

Will real estate prices drop in Ontario? | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

What other cities can learn from development of Townsend, Ont. — a planned ‘utopia’ gone wrong | CBC News

Christmas Tree Safety Tips | Martha Stewart

Canadian Home Building Investment Has Officially Gone From A Correction To A Crash

David Rosenberg: Canada ranked world’s second frothiest housing market | Financial Post

How mortgage interest is calculated | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Ontario teen allegedly stole $46 million in cryptocurrency from one person in the U.S.: police | CP24.com

Burlington gets more control over future high-rise development, but not fully happy with Provincial decision

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government notifies Burlington of Urban Growth Centre boundary change

LACKIE: Keep an eye on condo prices in coming months

The grandfathering given to developments south of Lakeshore Road and east of Brant make Burlington a much different city « Burlington Gazette –

Why Kevin O’Leary shops at Walmart: ‘I hate wasting money’

Mutiny At Canada’s Largest Real Estate Board? Brokers Want An Inquiry Into MLS Data

Canadian housing starts slow down in October

A massive, 29-storey tower is being proposed in this Burlington neighbourhood. Here are 4 key questions

‘This is not a no-growth option’: Council rejects Hamilton urban expansion in 13-3 vote | TheSpec.com

Make $200K? It Will Still Take You Nearly 30 Years to Save for a Down Payment on a Toronto House

Hamilton will protect farmland; urban boundary expansion nixed by city council

Shipping news: What came in and out of the Port of Hamilton | TheSpec.com

Inflation forecast Canada 2021-2022 | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

It’s prime time for Toronto home sellers – The Globe and Mail

Tips from Canada’s top-performing real estate fund managers on how play the volatile sector – The Globe and Mail

Burlington is no longer building out – it is building up – just not in the right places « Burlington Gazette – Local News, Politics, Community

Mortgage rates Canada for rental property | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Critically Low Inventory Reported in Hamilton-Burlington Housing Market

Report Suggests Banning Blind Bidding Will Increase Home Prices

Liberals promise to control pandemic, fight climate change and rebuild economy in throne speech | CBC News

Hamilton councillors vote down a massive expansion to the city’s urban boundary | CBC News

Want to make Toronto condos cheaper? Stop forcing developers to build parking spots buyers don’t want | The Star

Province suggests Hamilton’s rejection of boundary expansion will drive up home prices – Hamilton | Globalnews.ca

Is mortgage interest tax-deductible in Canada? | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Mortgage rates Canada: 5-year variable-rate mortgages | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Mortgage rates Canada: 5-year variable-rate mortgages | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Money alone can’t solve Hamilton’s housing problem | TheSpec.com

New Toronto policy will only raise price of new housing | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Hot real estate markets can create gaps between a home’s list and sale price | The Star

“Offer night” strategy starting to backfire for some Toronto realtors | Urbanized

How much does it cost to build a house: Toronto | Canadian Real Estate Wealth

Are Investors the Cause, or Just the Blame, Behind Ontario’s Outrageous Housing Market?

What is the best day of the week to list a house for sale?

Canadian Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise 9.2% in 2022: RE/MAX

City council considers ending minimum parking space requirement on new builds | CTV News

Condo market offers hope amid housing woes – REMI Network

Burlington mayor shocked after provincial ruling about downtown high-rise, calls for abolition of land tribunal

Apple announces the 2021 App Store Award winners and most downloaded apps of the year – TechCrunch

Building a denser, inclusive Hamilton | TheSpec.com

36 Home Design Trends Ready for Takeoff in 2021

Is a housing market correction in store for Waterloo Region? | TheRecord.com

People moving out of Toronto keep driving up real estate prices in other provinces

GTA Home Sales Top November Record As Prices Surge to All-Time High

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