8/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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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  7/19/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Marti Philp
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Toronto has been ranked as Canada’s most attractive city to move to, according to a survey from finance planning website Finder.com. ... More

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  7/18/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The Ontario Real Estate Association is calling for less stringent mortgage rules in a rebuttal aimed at the head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. ... More

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  7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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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  6/18/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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The incentive will allow eligible first-time homebuyers who have the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage with CMHC, Genworth or Canada Guaranty, to apply to finance a ... More

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  6/18/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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While more details about the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive were released this week, there remains a glaring problem. ... More

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  6/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed further in May 2019. ... More

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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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  6/4/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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 What The Next 5 Years Will Look Like In 33 Canadian Cities ... More

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  5/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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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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  5/21/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Marti Philp
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he sees the slowdown in Canada’s economy as temporary and that interest rates will likely go up – he just doesn’t know ... More

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  5/17/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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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  5/15/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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Canada needs to be building more homes to meet demand which is greater than official figures suggest. ... More

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  5/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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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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  5/9/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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On the national level, the housing starts trend went up in April, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s latest report. ... More

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  5/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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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  4/16/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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CIBC economist says regulators need to revisit rules that have made it harder to get a mortgage. ... More

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  4/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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 Marti Philp
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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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