Canada

CMHC: Nearly Half of Canadian Real Estate Markets Have “Moderate” Vulnerability

More Canadian real estate markets are seeing increased levels of vulnerability. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released the September edition of the Housing Market Assessment (HMA). The assessment shows almost half of Canada’s major real estate markets have moderate levels of risk now. Many markets are also benefiting from government pandemic supports. That means […]

Canada

Canada’s Largest Real Estate Markets See Permanent Resident Declines Accelerate

Canada’s largest real estate markets have seen another demand factor almost disappear. Government of Canada (GoC) data shows permanent residents admitted fell in July. The decline was strongest in two of the country’s largest real estate markets – Toronto and Vancouver. Meanwhile, Montreal is starting to see improvements, in contrast to last year. Toronto Permanent […]

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Canadian Immigration Resumes Big Declines, As Permanent Resident Numbers Plummet

Canadian immigration numbers have resumed massive drops, after briefly showing improvement in June. Government of Canada (GoC) data shows permanent resident arrivals made big declines in July. The previous month had briefly seen the declines shrink in size, providing optimism to real estate markets. However, the month proved to be an anomaly, with the latest […]