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This Week’s Top Stories: IMF Numbers Show Canadian Real Estate Is Overpriced, and Variable Mortgage Rates Move To A 6-Year High

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate The IMF Crunched Numbers On Canadian Real Estate. Here’s How Overpriced It Is IMF calculations show some Canadian real estate prices are detached from reality. Toronto real estate prices are 54.7% higher than fundamentals warrant. Vancouver is a little better, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada’s Heavy Immigration Is Hiding Weak GDP Data, and Mortgage Debt Grows

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Heavy Immigration Is The Last Pillar Preventing A Recession Canada’s economy looks like it’s booming, but it’s not all that impressive when immigration is factored in. Real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita hit $55,480 in Q2 2019, up […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Politicians Want To Inject Even More Cash Into Housing, While Toronto Climbs The Global Bubble List

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Election 2019 Canadian Politicians Promise To Bring More Risk To Housing: Part One, The Liberals The Liberals promise to increase the first-time home buyer incentive (FTHBI), in Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria. Previous limits were designed to prevent homebuyers from inflating those very markets. However, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadians Are Extracting Billions In Home Equity, While The 1% Sees Their Income Grow 6x Faster Than The 99%

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Richest Households Are Seeing Income Grow 6x Faster Than The Bottom 99% The gap between Canada’s wealthiest households, and the rest of the country is getting wider – and fast. To be in Canada’s one-percent, you need to earn at […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Government Cash Sends Canadian Real Estate Prices Higher, and Mortgages Are Now Mostly Interest Payments

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Prices Reach A New All-Time High Ahead Of Government Cash Canadian real estate price growth has stopped decelerating, at least for now. The C11, a price index for Canada’s 11 largest markets, showed an increase of 0.41% in […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian New Home Prices Fall, While Real Estate Owners Are Withdrawing A Whack of Equity

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate StatCan: Canadian New Home Prices Fall The Most Since 2009 Canadian new home prices are sliding, according to Statistics Canada. The national New Home Price Index (NHPI) fell 0.1% in July, when compared to a month before. This represents a […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Mortgages Pick Up, But Not Nearly As Much As HELOCs

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Odd: Canadian Mortgage Credit Growth Is Rising, While Consumer Growth Falls Household credit growth is picking up from earlier this year, but still below last year’s levels. The balance of credit outstanding hit $2.22 trillion in July, up 3.6% from […]