5/17/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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 Kit Blott
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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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  3/15/2019 | 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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  3/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Kit Blott
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Residential investment is falling, and that's a clear sign of hard times in Canada's economy, the Bank of Montreal says. ... 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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  2/28/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Capital Economics predicts that The Bank of Canada will cut its key lending rate in December as a weakening housing market and oil sector headwinds drag GDP growth back below ... 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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  2/26/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Kit Blott
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What the coming months hold for buyers, sellers, homeowners and investors. ... More

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  2/26/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Ten per cent of Canadians no longer qualify for a mortgage with banks. ... 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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  2/22/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Kit Blott
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Ontario was the epicentre of Canadian home price growth in the past 5 years, according to a new analysis. ... More

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  2/22/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Stephen Poloz says the upward path for interest rates is 'uncertain'. ... 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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