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August 2022 GTA Toronto Housing Report stats.

August 2022 Market Report: GTA Home Sales & Prices Drop

Overview: a look at the August 2022 housing market numbers for Toronto and the GTA, with a focus on condos, rentals, and the impacts of the latest interest rate hike. The following headlines sum up the August 2022 housing market: Toronto Home Prices Drop 16% in Historic Five-Month Slump —Bloomberg Home prices and sales in August see month-over-month growth for…

Fixed Vs Variable Mortgages: Everything You Need To Know

Variable or Fixed Mortgage – Which Is Better? Since July 2017, the Bank of Canada has raised its key overnight rate four times. It currently stands at 1.5%, while the prime lending rate of big commercial banks is 3.70%. This has left many homeowners wondering which is better: fixed or variable mortgages? Furthermore, what are the benefits of mortgage insurance?…