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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Sees A “Crisis,” and A Swiss Bank Says Toronto’s Bubble Is Getting Worse

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Why Canada’s Condo “Insurance Crisis” Should Make Investors Nervous The Canadian insurance industry is discussing a coverage “crisis” coming to condos. Due to rising replacement values, and smaller margins, insurance companies are dropping coverage. This comes while demand for this type […]

Canada

Negative Interest Rates Aren’t Good For Real Estate. They’re Actually Really Bad

Canadians are increasingly discussing negative interest rates. Since negative interest rate policy is unconventional, there aren’t many examples. Further, there isn’t much discussion from experts that understand the concept. Despite what I’ve heard some real estate agents tell people, it won’t lead to the market boom they assume. In fact, it typically requires a horrible […]