Tag: Toronto housing market

3 sticky notes spelling "TAX" to show Vacant Home Tax.

Canada’s Vacant Home Tax & Foreign Buyer Ban [Updated]

Overview: a look at Toronto’s Vacant Home Tax (VHT) and Canada’s Foreign Buyer Ban, plus their impact on home sales, prices, inventory and more. Two of the biggest include Toronto’s Vacant Home Tax (VHT) and The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act. The goal of both policies is to increase housing supply, curb rising home prices…

Toronto sign outside City Hall, showing The 6ix connection to city.

Why Is Toronto Called The 6ix?

Overview: a look at how Toronto got its nickname, The 6ix, plus insights on various regions that make up the city. These include: T Dot T.O. Toronto the Good The Megacity Queen City Hogtown Hollywood North Broadway North Baby New York Muddy York The Big Smoke And recently, Toronto has been called The 6ix…or The Six…or The 6. Why? According…