New OSFI Stress Test Set to Limit National Home Price Appreciation to 4.9% in 2018

December 13, 2017  Impact of new stress test expected to be contained to first half of 2018 for most major markets Still risk of high price appreciation in Greater Toronto Area and Greater Vancouver as chance of market correction fades Compounding policies could have unintended consequences for struggling housing markets TORONTO, December 13, 2017 – According […]


Alasdair Douglas’ November 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

November’s Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market has returned to normal levels. It is to be expected that after last Autumn’s overheated and highly competitive market that we would see a decrease this season. Hopefully the market will proceed at a predictable pace allowing sellers to market their homes to motivated buyers not suffering from market fatigue […]