2/15/2019 | 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 in January 2019 were up from the previous month but remained below levels ... More

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  2/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Canadian home prices fall for fourth month led by weakness in B.C., Alberta. The Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index was down 0.1 per cent from ... More

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  2/11/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities was up 6% (month-over-month) in December to $8.8 billion, with multifamily and commercial intentions taking ... More

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  2/8/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The country’s overall real estate market remains “vulnerable” despite an easing in overvaluation in cities like Toronto and Victoria in the third quarter, ... More

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  2/7/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The federal government appears to be considering a budget announcement that would allow first-time homebuyers to obtain 30-year insured mortgages, up from the 25-year limit now, ... More

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  1/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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In the not so distant past, Canadian contractors were building more single-family homes than multi-family homes, such as condo apartments. ... More

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  1/15/2019 | 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 posted a fourth-straight monthly decline in December 2018. ... More

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  1/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Teranet-National Bank index down 0.3% in December. ... More

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  1/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Canada’s home prices increased 4% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, a sign of the market recovering from “the most significant housing correction” ... More

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  1/9/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The trend in housing starts was 206,981 units inDecember 2018, compared to 212,338 units in November 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

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  1/5/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Marti Philp
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Ahead of the Bank of Canada’s first policy meeting of the year, scheduled for next week, Capital Economics is back at it again. ... More

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  1/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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As we head towards 2019 with a weakened Toronto housing market and a Vancouver market in free fall, many sense this may be the year the house prices will go down. ... More

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  12/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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If you’re looking to rent in Toronto, 2019 is poised to be a challenging year. ... More

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  12/18/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The slowdown in Canada’s housing market is likely to weigh on the economy according to a new report from CIBC Economics. ... More

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  12/17/2018 | 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 posted another monthly decline in November 2018. ... More

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  12/13/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The Teranet-National Bank Composite National House Price Index fell 0.3 percent last month, following a 0.4 percent drop in October. ... More

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  12/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The trend in housing starts was 210,038 units in November 2018, compared to 206,460 units in October 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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  12/2/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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CPA report says this is not a 2008 reboot. ... More

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  11/25/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The main reason that 15% of Canadian homeowners refinanced their homes was to consolidate debt. ... More

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  11/15/2018 | 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 declined by 1.6% between September and October 2018. ... More

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  11/13/2018 | Posted in New Developments by Marti Philp
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The increase came as the annual pace of urban starts climbed by 8.6 per cent in October to 191,964 units. ... More

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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Income, employment support demand for housing, but they're expected to slow, agency says. Rising mortgage rates are also expected to affect housing demand and the resale ... More

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  10/31/2018 | Posted in Rental Market by Marti Philp
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In a keynote speech delivered at the National Mortgage Conference in Montreal this week, Benjamin Tal warned that instituting rent control could spell disaster. ... More

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  10/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Canadian home sales weakened by 0.4% in September compared to the previous month. ... More

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  10/2/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Canada’s economy faces a major risk through the next three years from how debt-laden consumers cope with higher interest rates, according to economists from three of the ... More

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  10/1/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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The Conservative Party of Canada plans to make the mortgage stress test a hot button issue in time for next year’s election, but explaining such a convoluted issue to ... More

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  9/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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A new RBC report says Canada's housing affordability has reached its worst level in 28 years and is bound to deteriorate even further. ... More

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  9/17/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show a small increase in national home sales between July and August 2018. ... More

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  9/13/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Marti Philp
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Rising rents is making homeownership the affordable alternative according to a new report. ... More

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  9/6/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Moody's revises its outlook for the Canadian banking system to stable from negative, as the ratings company now sees the Canadian government less likely to ... More

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