8/16/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Sarah Morrison
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New data from Finder says 1 in 10 Canadians have had their living situations upended by the pandemic

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  7/29/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Sarah Morrison
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Canadians who owe the tax man are getting another reprieve because of COVID-19.

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  7/7/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by Sarah Morrison
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Toronto city council voted to make masks mandatory in enclosed, public places last week following recommendations from the medical officer of health. Most of the GTA is moving ... More

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  6/1/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Sarah Morrison
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COVID-19 has "for all intents and purposes shut down immigration."

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  5/30/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy by Sarah Morrison
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The Canadian economy took a historic dive in March as the country imposed lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 – and worse results are expected for ... More

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  5/28/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Sarah Morrison
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The results of a recent Ipsos survey suggested that accelerated borrowing and home-purchasing activity is just waiting in the wings to pounce upon the Greater Toronto Area ... More

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  5/27/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Sarah Morrison
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Sales, new construction and prices all expected to decline during pandemic

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  5/21/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Sarah Morrison
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The financial situation of every rental property is as different as a fingerprint. Every operator applies their level of experience, understanding, operating sophistication and ... More

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  5/20/2020 | Posted in Financial Health by Sarah Morrison
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Although COVID-19 has slowed down the rate of insolvency filings nationwide, the year-to-date total is still the highest in a decade, according to the Office of the ... More

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  5/18/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Sarah Morrison
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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 ... More

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  5/18/2020 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Sarah Morrison
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Toronto remains likely to see elevated housing demand and prices this summer despite the COVID-19 market pause.

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  5/6/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Sarah Morrison
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Some Canadian banks have frozen new lending for smaller commercial property purchases, in some cases withdrawing letters of intent, as the coronavirus crisis raises concerns ... More

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  5/2/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Sarah Morrison
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A sharp rise in joblessness, combined with the bust-out of the short-term rental market, will send Canadian house prices down in the short term, some market experts are ... More

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  4/22/2020 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Sarah Morrison
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Toronto home sales tumbled in the first half of April, down 69 per cent compared with the previous year, as the coronavirus pandemic led to an economic slowdown and a huge ... More

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  4/4/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Sarah Morrison
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Canada’s biggest banks have received nearly half a million requests from homeowners to hold off mortgage payments as the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic ... More

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  4/2/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Sarah Morrison
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Real estate listings are drying up, open houses have been canceled, and buyers are staying home.

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  4/1/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Sarah Morrison
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How to stay safe if venturing outdoors for essential reasons during COVID-19.

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  3/27/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Sarah Morrison
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The Bank of Canada is cutting its key interest target by half a percentage point to 0.25 per cent in an unscheduled rate announcement.

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  3/25/2020 | Posted in Ontario News by Sarah Morrison
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All “non-essential” workplaces in Ontario have been ordered closed effective 11:59 p.m. Tuesday for 14 days as the battle against COVID-19 reaches a critical ... More

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  3/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Sarah Morrison
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Realtors across Canada are kicking off the busy spring selling season with the unprecedented step of cancelling open houses, moves that could contribute to slower-than-forecast ... More

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  3/20/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by Sarah Morrison
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The City of Toronto is waiving all penalties on late property tax and other bill payments for the next two months in response to the unprecedented economic impact of the ... More

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  3/18/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Sarah Morrison
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The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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  3/16/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Sarah Morrison
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the federal government will close its borders to most people who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents as part of its ... More

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  3/4/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Sarah Morrison
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Lower mortgage rates likely to offset any major drag from a global outbreak

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