4/13/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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The aggregate price of a home in Canada increased 14.1 per cent year-over-year to $749,165 in the first quarter of 2021, as strong demand continues to outpace supply in ... More

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  3/16/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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If home prices continue shooting up, even in spite of rising rates, some economists say it may force policy action ... More

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  2/16/2021 | 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 set another all-time record in January 2021. ... More

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  2/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Starts rebounded strongly from declines in December, says CMHC's chief economist. The trend in housing starts was 244,963 units in January 2021, up from 238,747 units in ... More

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  2/2/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Despite quickly rising home prices and the uncertainty unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority (80%) of Canadians still believe home ownership is a good investment. ... More

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  1/15/2021 | 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 set another all-time record in December 2020. ... More

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  1/14/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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Canada’s housing market may be heading for a soft landing at the end of the year after what could be a record-breaking 2021, a new report by RBC Economics said. ... More

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  1/13/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Plus, seven trends that could impact the real estate market ... More

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  1/11/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Affordability and space limitations continue to impact purchase decisions as only 14% of Canadians polled would consider buying a home in a major metropolitan area. ... More

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  1/2/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Amid an unpredictable pandemic, forecasts for the housing market are pretty much all over the map. ... More

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  12/16/2020 | 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 continued running at historically strong levels in November 2020. ... More

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  12/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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The bank is expecting home prices to fall by 8% and remain muted until well into 2023. ... More

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  11/24/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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But even with a bumpy road ahead, there are reasons to be optimistic. ... More

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  11/18/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Benchmark prices rose 1 per cent from a month earlier, bringing the gain since April to 7 per cent ... More

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  11/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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National home sales continued running at historically strong levels in October 2020 ... More

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  11/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Optimism towards the Canadian housing sector’s prospects has been mounting, but the market should not count out the impact of the lingering economic lethargy brought about ... More

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  11/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The ambitious targets are an attempt to compensate for 2020's abysmal immigration numbers ... More

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  10/29/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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After what RBC Senior Economist Robert Hogue calls a "spectacular rally," the market has fully recovered and then some. What comes next, however, is still shrouded in ... More

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  10/27/2020 | Posted in Real Estate News by Marti Philp
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Altus Group says the commercial-to-residential tax ratio threatens businesses in several markets ... More

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  10/23/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Instead of downsizing, the majority of Canada's seniors are planning to live in their own homes for as long as possible ... More

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  10/22/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Marti Philp
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Some economists polled by Finder expressed scepticism towards the Crown corporation's market outlook ... More

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  10/15/2020 | 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 set another record in September 2020. ... More

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  10/15/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Marti Philp
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PwC's annual report dropped on October 15 ... More

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  9/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The latest analysis from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) indicates that weakening housing market fundamentals and an increase in average overvaluation estimates in ... More

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  9/18/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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A "vast majority" of borrowers who took on payment deferrals will be able to fulfill their balances before year-end. ... More

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  9/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Marti Philp
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The next six months will be more difficult economically than the past quarter, but the Canadian housing market is expected to continue its V-shaped recovery. ... More

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  9/15/2020 | 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 and new listings continued to climb in August 2020. ... More

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  8/17/2020 | 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 and new listings continued to rebound in July 2020, with new listings hitting ... More

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  8/11/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Marti Philp
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The trend in housing starts was 204,376 units in July 2020, up from 199,778 units in June 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend measure is ... More

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  8/10/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Marti Philp
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While shrinking mortgage delinquencies during the first quarter have set the stage for even lower Q2 readings, analysts warned that a significant increase might take place after ... More

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