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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  9/17/2019 | 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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  7/31/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Housing in Canada is in “well-balanced territory” after a government tightening of mortgage-lending rules intended to cool a market that had become overheated, Royal ... More

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  7/15/2019 | 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 little changed in June 2019 from the previous month. ... More

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  7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The price of a Canadian home increased a modest 1.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, largely due to price appreciation in Ontario. ... More

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  7/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canadian housing starts trended higher in June, primarily due to higher trending row and apartment starts, in urban areas. ... More

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  6/13/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Three quarters of homebuyers in three of Canada's largest housing markets are not willing to take financial risks when buying a home, ... More

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canada’s top federal banking regulator says a stress-test for uninsured mortgages is “working,” but that it is still keeping an eye on lending practices. ... More

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The trend in housing starts was 201,983 units in May 2019, compared to 205,717 units in April 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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  6/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Last week’s market reports from real estate boards across Canada indicate there is recovery underway with even the tough market conditions in Vancouver suggesting a ... More

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  5/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canada should hold off on changes to make homebuying more affordable but should speed up efforts to reduce trade barriers within its borders, advises the International Monetary ... More

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  5/17/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Conservative Party leader says he's "absolutely committed" to reviewing the rule. ... More

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  5/15/2019 | 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 climbed in April 2019. ... More

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  5/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) gave a candid assessment of the country’s housing market, saying the “party” of homeownership as a ... More

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  5/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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For 1st time in 2.5 years, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation rates market as only moderately vulnerable ... More

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  5/1/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Canadian government should consider being flexible on its new mortgage lending rules because the impact has been longer-lasting and more significant than expected, ... More

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  4/30/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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For the foreseeable future, immigration will continue stoking the need for housing in Canada’s largest cities, according to RBC Economic Research. ... More

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  4/15/2019 | 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 edged higher in March 2019 after having declined sharply the previous ... More

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  4/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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It was the sixth consecutive decrease for the Teranet-National Bank HPI ... More

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  4/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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While this season usually brings a wave of interested buyers, economists wonder if we’ll see a spring thaw in the market this year. ... More

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  4/1/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The start of 2019 saw an uptick for Canada’s construction sector as both residential and non-residential posted gains; and a stronger showing for real estate brokerages. ... More

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  3/25/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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New measures for first-time home buyers could keep Canada’s housing market at cooler levels until autumn, according to a report by Royal Bank of Canada. ... More

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  3/22/2019 | Posted in Luxury Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canada’s luxury homes market is set for a boost from population growth and rising consumer confidence according to a new report. ... More

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  3/20/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The construction of new homes in Canada will continue to decline for the next two years as the economy slows and higher interest rates weigh on consumers, according to a new ... More

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