Episode 260: The Future Of Real Estate

Join hosts Rob McClelland and Mike Connon in this enlightening episode of Think Smart with TMFG. This week, we delve deep into the future of real estate in Canada. It’s no secret that real estate has been a hot topic in the country, with government initiatives targeted at making it more affordable and accommodating the increasing demand.

We’ll uncover the implications of these initiatives, like the potential for creating an oversupply of real estate in a bid to bring down prices. You’ll learn about the pressures on current property prices, high interest rates, unaffordability for a significant slice of Canadians, and the effect of the influx of immigrants every year, many of whom aim to own a home in Canada.

The episode also tackles real estate investment. Are the returns worth the investment? Are the rental rates in Toronto, especially for condos, profitable in the long run? Our hosts critically examine these questions and more. Want to know more about the impact of new homes on the real estate market and the consequences of HST on property purchases? This episode has all the details.

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