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This Week’s Top Stories: Bank of Canada Worries About Deteriorating Mortgage Quality, As Rates Fall Below Inflation

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Mortgage Quality Has “Deteriorated”: Bank Of Canada Newly issued mortgage debt is going to highly indebted mortgage borrowers. These borrowers represent 21.7% of mortgages issued in Q4 2020, a new record high. It even dwarfed the previous record set in 2016, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: The Global Property Bubble Is Forecast To Pop, and Canada Is The Second Biggest Bubble

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Global Property Bubble To Correct, Canada Is The Second Riskiest: Oxford Economics Global real estate prices are forming a bubble, and a big economics firm sees it popping soon. An Oxford Economics analysis shows global home prices are 10% above the […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: The Canadian Property Bubble Starts To Deflate, and Funds Are Buying Homes

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate The Canadian Property Bubble Can Start Deflating As Early As This Month The Canadian property bubble is starting to show signs of deflating last month. The 3-month annualized rate of growth for prices is falling in Toronto and Vancouver. Since this […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Bank of Canada Discovers Credit Impacts Home Prices, and Building Sees A Historic Drop

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Bank Of Canada Is Quietly Updating Forecast Models To Include Debt And Real Estate The Bank of Canada is updating its primary forecasting model to include real estate and debt. The Terms-of-Trade Economic Model (ToTEM) will move to its third iteration soon. […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Property Bubble Is Second Biggest In The World, and Buyers Disappear Faster Than Sellers

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate The Canadian Property Bubble Is Now The Second Biggest In The World: Bloomberg Bloomberg ranked the world’s largest real estate bubbles, with Canada taking second spot. Topping the list was New Zealand (#1), Canada (#2), and Sweden (#3). The UK (#5) and […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: The Canadian Property Bubble Reaches The Contagion Stage, and Mortgage Rates Forecast To Rise 40%

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate The Canadian Property Bubble Reaches Contagion, Making A Financial Crisis Likely The Canadian property bubble reached the contagion phase, spreading to other areas. Real estate bubbles often spread from the city center to the suburbs. Investors move to regions with cheaper prices, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Banks See The Canadian Property Bubble Cooling, Criminals Push Prices Higher, and Lumber Crashes

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate The Canadian Property Bubble Inflation Is Now 75% Of Net-Worth Growth Canadian households are unusually dependent on real estate generating their wealth these days. The first quarter of 2021 saw 76.96% of net-worth from increased real estate values. This is the […]