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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate’s Laundering Problem and Population Growth Won’t Protect Prices

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Has A Money Laundering and Fraud Problem: Intelligence Report Canadian real estate is an excellent tool for money laundering, according to CISC. The Canadian intelligence agency published a report on how organized crime launders. They found organized crime engaged […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Grew 10x Faster Than Income, Now Up To 108% Overvalued

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Markets Are Up To 108% Overvalued: Moody’s Canadian real estate is seriously overpriced — with cities up to 108% overvalued. Moody’s Analytics estimates urban cities are 22.9% overvalued as of Q4 2021. Toronto (43.6%) and Vancouver (22.3%) also […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Downside Risks Rise & Economists Say Supply Shortage Is A Myth

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Oldest Bank Begs, “Could we PLEASE Stop With This Supply Myth?” One of Canada’s most prominent economists is getting tired of the false supply narrative. BMO chief economist Douglas Porter explained the supply narrative is vastly overstated. In an analysis […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada Abandons Its Real Estate Warning System As Mortgage Rates Surge Higher

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Housing Agency Abruptly Halted Its Public Real Estate Warning System Canada’s national housing agency abruptly ended its warning system for housing. For nearly a decade, the agency warned home buyers when their local market became risky. In the September 2021 […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Prices Are Under Attack, and US Housing Declared A Bubble

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Is About To Experience A “Full-Scale Attack,” Warns Big Six Bank Canada’s oldest bank warned investors of a “full-scale attack” on real estate this week. Climbing mortgage interest costs are just the start. Foreign buyer taxes, vacancy taxes, and […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Correction Forecasts, and Our Chat With Parliament

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Prices Better Dwelling’s Opening Statement Before Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee On Finance The Canadian Parliament’s finance committee invited us to participate in their inflation investigation. We’re not snitches usually, but we took them up on the opportunity to explain the role of […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Forecast To Correct, and Supply Issues Overblown

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Prices Expected To Drop 24%, Can Crash 40%: Oxford Economics Oxford Economics just warned clients that home prices are in for a correction. The global forecasting firm sees Canadian home prices falling 24% by mid-2024. Previously they expected a […]