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Feds Add Two Years to Foreign Buyer Ban

The federal government has extended a controversial ban on foreign homebuyers to Jan. 1, 2027. The policy, which first came into effect last year, was set to expire at the beginning of 2025. Under the ban, foreign commercial enterprises and…

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5 Noteworthy New Store Openings in Toronto

After eight years as an exclusively direct-to-consumer retailer, Canadian online mattress brand Endy has stepped into brick-and-mortar. Opened Nov. 9, at Sherway Gardens in Etobicoke, Endy’s first physical storefront joins ‘sleep shops’ Casper and Sleep Country, which entered the mall…

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New Laws that Affect Buyers and Sellers

At the start of 2023, several new government policies impacting buyers and sellers came into effect. Here is a breakdown of three of the most noteworthy. Foreign Buyer Ban Non-Canadians are prohibited from purchasing residential properties, including detached and semi-detached…

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More Canadians Settle to Rent Forever

Almost one-third of Canadians have given up on their dream of homeownership, according to a new survey by Finder. Of these, more than half — five million of nine million Canadians — expressed they are no longer interested in homeownership.…

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