by RE/MAX Canada

The 2019 federal election is fast approaching, and the housing debate continues to be a hot topic in the country. A national housing strategy that’s assessed annually and updated based on economic markers and buying trends is crucial to the longevity of Canada’s housing market.

Over the last year and half, real estate has made headlines: interest rates, high home prices, affordable housing strategies, and government intervention with new regulations such as the mortgage stress test.

It’s important that voters consider the different viewpoints of the parties as well as their own, as they prepare to cast their vote on October 21. Visit Breaking Down the Housing Debate for an overview of the biggest housing hurdles to be addressed, as well as the party positions thus far.