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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Tops The List of Global Bubbles, and IMF Warns of Correction Risks

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate A Global Swiss Bank Named Toronto The 2nd Biggest Real Estate Bubble In The World Two Canadian cities landed themselves on the UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index. The Swiss bank ranked Toronto as the second-largest bubble, and Vancouver as the sixth. […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Global Stagflation Risks Rise, and Canadian Real Estate Sees A Leading Indicator Crash

Time for your weekly cheat on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Global Stagflation Reminiscent Of The 1970s Is Forming, And It’s Bad News: National Bank National bank of Canada’s chief economist warned of a new risk — stagflation. This is a period of high inflation and low economic growth, and the first signs […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Mortgage Rates Set To Climb, New Zealand Targets Speculators, and Berlin Evicts Landlords

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian GDP Slips Lower As The Real Estate Boom Turns Into A Drag Canadian real GDP contracted in the most recent data, partially due to a housing drag. Real GDP dropped 0.1% in July, following a 0.6% increase in June. The […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate To See Big Changes Post Election, and Mortgage Lenders Panic As Yields Soar

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canada Re-Elected The Same Leadership, But Real Estate Will Be Very Different Canada re-elected the same leadership, but with a very different housing strategy. They promised demand inducement schemes, supply subsidies, and improvements in trade transparency. The demand measures are likely […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Is A Double Bubble, and Economists Say Politicians Want Higher Prices

Time for your sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Is Now A Bubble On Top Of A Bubble: US Federal Reserve Exuberant Canadian home buyers have pushed real estate into a bubble — again. The US Federal Reserve’s Exuberance Index shows Canada completed 5 exuberant quarters. This is enough […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Drags The Economy, Risky Mortgage Debt, and Hidden Foreign Capital

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Housing Investment Is Falling, And Will Be A Drag The Economy: BMO Canadian real estate investment is starting to slow, and a big bank thinks it’s just the beginning. The GDP sub-component of residential investment made an annualized decline […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada’s Real Estate Industry Freaks Out Over Election Promises, Including Banning Foreign Buyers

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate One Of Canada’s Largest Real Estate Lobbies Lost Their Sh*T Over An Election Promise One of Canada’s largest real estate lobbies isn’t very happy with one of the new election promises. The Liberals promised this week to ban “blind-bidding” if re-elected. The […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadians Are “House Poor,” And A Big Bank Suggests Cooling Real Estate Demand

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Needs More Focus On Demand-Side Issues: BMO Canadian real estate needs to focus on the demand-side measures to fix housing. Urban housing completions hit over 200,000 annualized units in July. The higher than usual supply should be cooling […]