Canada

RBC Execs Call Falling Real Estate Prices, While Their Economist Says They’ll Rise

Canadian real estate price forecasts are so volatile, even the same firms can’t decide. RBC‘s senior economist released their real estate forecast, showing big gains for 2021. The forecast is contrary to the numbers RBC execs stated to investors, just last month. It’s not uncommon to have forecasts with different outcomes. However, it’s rare to […]

Canada

Canada’s Largest Real Estate Markets Are Still Far From Seeing Employment Recover

Canada’s largest real estate markets aren’t even close to seeing employment recover. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows the number of employed people in the country slipped in December. The largest real estate markets moved in various directions last month. However, all have significantly fewer jobs than they did last year. Canadian Employment Slipped Lower […]

Canada

Ontario and BC Projected To Pass Peak Population Growth Soon, Prairies To Lead

Canadian real estate will have strong demand, but growth is projected to shift soon. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) published household projections earlier today. The projection is based on Statistic Canada (Stat Can) population projections made in 2019. Even by the slowest measure, a rise in household formation is expected. However, traditionally high growth […]