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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation sets target to make housing affordable for every Canadian by 2030

March 13, 2019 @ 4:31 PM by: Heather Francis

 

 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation sets target to make housing affordable for every Canadian by 2030

 A federal housing agency hopes to see every Canadian with an affordable home by 2030 and has offered up a plan full of experiments to make it happen.

 The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Friday that meeting that target will take help from governments and the economy — hence the aspirational nature of the goal.

We believe that everyone in Canada deserves a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. We also believe that we are in the best position to make

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Housing agency said Friday higher mortgage rates and other economic conditions have softened demand!

Source: The Canadian Press, March 08, 2019

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In this file photo a new home is being built in Vancouver, June, 12, 2018. The Canada Mortage and Housing Corporation said Friday the annual pace of housing starts slowed in February as higher mortgage rates and other factors softened demand. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)

The annual pace of housing starts slowed in February as higher mortgage rates and less stimulative economic conditions helped soften demand, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Friday.

The housing agency said the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts fell to 173,153 units in February compared with

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Our REALTORS ® will always take the time to review and answer any questions you may have about a Title Search. However, sometimes you may want to know more or seek a second opinion on what the heck it all means. Tony Spagnuolo, President of Spagnuolo & Company Real Estate Lawyers, explains what you should look for when reading a title search in British Columbia.

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Home staging is all about depersonalizing and adding some new things to make a better impression on potential buyers. But most sellers either don’t put in enough effort or simply overspend on the wrong things. So, we’re here today to help you keep balance with these five home staging details that will totally charm potential buyers.

Replace old curtains and rods:

You may think that something as small as curtain rods might not make such a huge impact on potential buyers, but as a window treatment specialist, let me assure you that you’d be wrong. It is often said that the windows are the eyes of the home, so you can think of the curtain rods as the eyeliner or makeup that beautifies the overall appearance of the home. It’s details like these

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The president of the Kamloops and District Real Estate Association does not expect the city’s housing market to cool like those in other parts of B.C.

Doren Quinton told KTW February’s local real estate numbers were encouraging. “Last month was pretty stable,” he said. “It was kind of what we were expecting.”

Kamloops recorded 180 sales in February, down 8.2 per cent from 196 12 months earlier. Year-to-date sales are almost identical to 2018. New listings are down significantly, though — 248 last month compared to 348 in February 2018.

“Overall inventory is up 2.5 per cent, but we see that number decreasing because of the lack of new listings,” Quinton said.

The average home sale price in February was $422,573, compared to $376,217 the

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