GTA Housing: Most see affordability worsening, say it will continue ‘no matter what’ government does

Proportion of residents made ‘Miserable’ by housing and transit pain jumps 10 points since 2015 August 27, 2018 – Both homeowners and non-owners agree that the price of real estate in the Greater Toronto Area is “unreasonably high,” and that

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Banking on a burst bubble: Even half of Metro Vancouver home owners want housing prices to fall

Two-thirds say that regardless of what government does, they don’t believe prices will drop August 27, 2018 – Housing continues to be the most pressing issue in the minds of Metro Vancouver residents. Despite a commitment from the New Democratic

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As the foreign buyers debate rages on, most Metro Vancouver residents made up their minds long ago

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate, Angus Reid Institute January 30, 2018 For years, observers of Metro Vancouver’s runaway housing market have debated the extent to which foreign buyers are to blame for driving up the cost of real estate in

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Lotusland Blues: One-in-five Metro Vancouverites experience extreme housing & traffic pain; most of them think of leaving

Study examining housing, transportation pressures shows generation of region’s dwellers could be lost. June 18, 2015 – With housing prices soaring higher than the peaks of the North Shore mountains and the transportation issues of a growing region on the

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A foreign buyers tax for Toronto? Three-in-four in the GTA would support following Vancouver’s lead

By Dave Korzinski and Ian Holliday, Research Associates October 7, 2016 – If Ontario follows British Columbia’s lead in imposing an extra property transfer tax on foreign buyers of real estate in Greater Toronto, it’s likely to be a popular decision

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Nine-in-ten support tax on foreign buyers of Metro Vancouver homes, but doubt it will be very effective

Vast majority say government should have stepped in sooner to cool the market July 29, 2016 – Under increasing pressure from people living in Canada’s most expensive real estate market, Premier Christy Clark’s government announced this week that it will

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