March 2019

New Housing Policy First Blush

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

From RBC
Housing measuresThe Government continues to monitor the effects of its mortgage finance policies, including the stress test for insured mortgages, but has not adjusted them in this budget. Instead, the budget introduces a plan to support housing affordability through a number of measures to boost supply in Canada’s housing and rental market...

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The Federal Government wants you to buy a House?

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

There is every indication that the Federal Budget tomorrow will include a policy making it easier for millennials to buy their first home, this is not exactly going out on a limb in the prognostic world. In January Finance Minister Bill Morneau commented that the federal government is looking for ways to improve affordability in the housing market...

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