3/20/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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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  3/19/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Budget offers an array of incentives aimed at first-time homebuyers, raises the limit on tax-free RRSP withdrawals. ... More

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  3/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales dropped sharply from January to February 2019. ... More

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  3/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Canadian home values fell last year for the first time in three decades amid falling prices in some of the country’s priciest markets, even as debt burdens increased. ... More

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  3/13/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Canadian home prices fell in February for the fifth straight month as most major markets weakened, data showed on Wednesday. ... More

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  3/12/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Here are four record-breaking phenomena that suggest we have reached a real turning point in Canadian real estate. ... More

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  3/6/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Homeownership rates in Canada remain among the highest in the world despite housing affordability concerns across the country, according to the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). ... More

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  3/3/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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The cost of rental housing jumped by the most in 30 years in January, according to Statistics Canada data. ... More

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  2/27/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Here's what it takes to buy an average-priced home in Canada's major cities — and how choosing a 30-year mortgage would change that. ... More

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  2/23/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Canada's once-roaring housing market has been tamed, according to the latest Reuters poll of analysts who predict house prices will rise nationally and in key urban hot spots, ... More

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  2/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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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  2/8/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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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  2/1/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada has admitted that the economic impact of strict mortgage regulations, local housing restrictions, and the upward trend in interest rates was more serious than ... More

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  1/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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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  12/17/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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CPA report says this is not a 2008 reboot. ... More

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  11/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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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  10/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Canadian home sales weakened by 0.4% in September compared to the previous month. ... More

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  10/5/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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A rise in interest rates (and more to come) is putting the squeeze on housing affordability. ... More

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  9/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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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  8/31/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Toronto is still the nation's priciest rental market, while rental rates are soaring in half of Canada's largest cities. The year-over-year numbers paint an even bleaker ... More

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