2/19/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The pace of inbound immigration to Canada – cited as the fastest among the G7 nations – is driving an unprecedented housing boom. ... More

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  2/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined between December 2019 and January 2020. ... More

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  2/13/2020 | Posted in Rental Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in big cities increased by 3.9%, clocking the fastest growth since 2001. ... More

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  2/5/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The chief executive of the Bank of Nova Scotia says Canada’s housing market needs more supply, not a major change to the mortgage stress test. ... More

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  1/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales eased between November and December 2019. ... More

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  1/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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There was a decline in the 6-month moving trend in Canadian housing starts in December. ... More

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  1/8/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Royal Bank of Canada chief executive Dave McKay told a banking conference on Tuesday that the mortgage stress test has “generally been good ... More

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  1/7/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The lack of housing supply is expected to remain a pressing concern this year as Canada moves further to a seller's market, market watchers say. ... More

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  12/18/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canadian mortgage lenders shouldn’t worry too much about the performance of their loans in 2020 according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. ... More

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  12/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales continued to edge higher in November 2019. ... More

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  12/10/2019 | Posted in New Developments by Jonathan Bradshaw
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There were some slight increases but the 6-month trend was essentially unchanged ... More

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  12/1/2019 | Posted in Rental Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The annual increase in Canadian rents was not consistent across property types. ... More

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  11/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Some fresh information on the status of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) and a possible increase on the $1M cap for insured ... More

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  11/21/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan Bradshaw
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As the end of 2019 approaches, RBC Economics says the year will go down as “the turning point for Canada’s housing market.” ... More

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  11/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were unchanged from September to October 2019. ... More

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  11/7/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Canadian housing market showed that it was “fairly robust” in October according to the latest market report from RBC Economics. ... More

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  11/6/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Tighter mortgage regulations are making Canada’s housing market less risky, according to the government agency responsible for its oversight. ... More

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  10/24/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan Bradshaw
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After sales, new builds declined this year and last, housing agency expects prices to exceed 2017 peak by 2020. ... More

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  10/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Teranet-National Bank index shows prices slightly increased both on a monthly and annual basis. ... More

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  10/21/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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This is the best place to start in fighting off the influence of illicit foreign money. ... More

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  10/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Upward adjustments came amid a more relaxed B-20 stress test ... More

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  9/25/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Employment figures had a major influence on the market's dynamics. ... More

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  9/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canada’s population and employment growth, coupled with an expectation of enduring low interest rates, means home sales are forecast to improve over the next year or so. ... More

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  9/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in August 2019. ... More

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  9/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The pace of new housing starts in August climbed 1.9 per cent compared with July as the housing market rebounded from its recent slowdown. ... More

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  8/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canadian house prices will be flat this year, but will pick up in 2020, driven by lower mortgage rates and solid domestic economic conditions, according to economists and property ... More

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  8/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canadian home sales gain as lower rates help offset stress test ... More

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  8/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in July 2019 compared to June. ... More

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  8/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The trend in housing starts was 208,970 units in July 2019, compared to 205,765 units in June 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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  8/10/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The recent slowdown in Canada’s hottest housing markets is turning a corner and a potential new price boom is threatening to frustrate would-be buyers’ hopes. ... More

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