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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Markets See Supply Surge, and An Official Describes The Market As A “Bubble”

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate  How The Canadian Government’s Supersized Budgets Inflate The Property Bubble Most people only think of the impact of government borrowing in the context of taxation — and they believe it’s not a huge deal. Governments can borrow a whack of money, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada Says It Won’t Let Home Prices Drop, and Bubble Soft Landing Gets Less Realistic

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada Says Property Bubble “Not Great” For Locals, Good For Foreign Investor Canada officially said any home price drop is unacceptable, even if locals can’t buy a home. One of the country’s politicians in charge of housing policy said a 10% drop […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Bank of Canada Blamed For Property Bubble, and QE Cannot Stop Prices From Falling

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate  A Large Canadian Bank Just Blamed The Bank Of Canada For The Property Bubble One of Canada’s largest banks attributed the country’s frothy real estate market to the central bank. BMO wrote, “a surge in demand started by the pandemic, but […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: IMF Warns Canadian Real Estate Prices Are Overvalued, and Over-leveraged Borrowers Now A Record Market Share

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s biggest stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Overvalued, Toronto Needs A 28% Correction For Fair Value: IMF Many Canadian real estate markets are massively overvalued, according to the IMF. Their model shows Toronto’s estimated value is 28.2% lower than current prices. Vancouver’s estimated fair value is […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada’s Property Bubble Is Too Big For A Crash To Fix, and Banks Say It Threatens To Destabilize The Economy

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Property Bubble Nears Systemic Failure, And Not Even A Big Crash Can Fix It It’s too late for a real estate price crash to make Canada’s largest markets affordable. That’s what Rob Carrick, one of the country’s top personal finance […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Banks See Canadian Real Estate Bubble Risks Soar, While Other Countries Move To Cool Markets

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Bank Of Canada Wants A Housing Bubble, While Other Central Banks Try To Pop Them The Bank of Canada is embracing fast rising home prices, but that’s not a normal reaction. Especially at this time, in markets with overheated real estate. […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: BoC Says Canada Needs Real Estate Growth, While New Zealand Says Put People First

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate BOC Governor Says Canada Will Lean On Real Estate Because “We Need The Growth” Canada’s central bank didn’t just dismiss concerns about the hot real estate market, but welcomed them. Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem dismissed the need for cooling […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadians See Their Homes Make More Than Them, But It Still Underperformed Other Investments

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Everything’s A Bubble, And Canadian Real Estate Was One Of The Worst Returns Canadian real estate printed huge price gains this year, but how does it compare to other assets? Comparing returns for other investments that have been popular with Millennials, it […]