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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadians Working Multiple Jobs Soars, While Boomers Rack Up A Lot Of Reverse Mortgaging Debt

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Major Cities Saw Condo Prices Rise Over 3x Faster Than Houses Canadian condo prices increased at a faster pace than the general market. Home prices in Canada’s six hottest markets, increased 0.19% from a year before, and are up […]

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Ontario and Alberta Households Are Seeing The Fastest Rise In Insolvencies

Canadian insolvencies are making a very large, and mostly unexpected surge. Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) filings show a sharp increase for September. Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia, in particular – are seeing the largest increases. One positive note is more consumers may be seeking protection from creditors earlier. Canadian Insolvencies In Canada, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadians Pile Into Mortgage Debt, As Government Declares Toronto Is No Longer “Overvalued”

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s National Housing Agency Thinks Toronto Is No Longer Overvalued Canada’s national housing agency thinks Toronto real estate is now equally risky to most places. The CMHC downgraded Toronto risk to “moderate,” from the high rating it held prior. The […]

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Canada’s National Housing Agency Thinks Toronto Is No Longer Overvalued

What housing affordability crisis? The latest Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Housing Market Assessment shows real estate is at a “moderate” level of risk. The ratings, were largely unchanged, but did include one surprise. Toronto and Hamilton, previously at high vulnerability, received downgrades to their risk. Generally, more risk is seen in real estate […]