This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Slowdown Is Just Getting Started & “This Time Is Different”

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Cooldown Is Just Getting Started: BMO Slowing Canadian real estate sales are dragging renovation spending lower. An analysis from BMO Capital Markets shows renovation retail spending has begun to fall. Both segments are still elevated but rate hikes are […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Prices Expected To Drop Double-Digits & Gov Limits Its Exposure

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada Quietly Changed Its First-Time Home Buyer Program To Limit Its Losses Canada is lowering taxpayer exposure to the First-Time Home Buyer Initiative. The program sees the government buy a share of your home, helping to drive payments lower. Canada would […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate’s Epic Overvaluation and US New Home Inventory Hits 2008 High

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate How Much Will Canadian Real Estate Crash? Stability Requires A Big Correction: BMO Canada’s oldest bank sees massive overvaluations across the country. BMO estimates home prices are 38% overvalued in Q1 2022, a level never before seen. Home prices are expected to […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate’s Laundering Problem and Population Growth Won’t Protect Prices

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Has A Money Laundering and Fraud Problem: Intelligence Report Canadian real estate is an excellent tool for money laundering, according to CISC. The Canadian intelligence agency published a report on how organized crime launders. They found organized crime engaged […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canada Abandons Its Real Estate Warning System As Mortgage Rates Surge Higher

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Housing Agency Abruptly Halted Its Public Real Estate Warning System Canada’s national housing agency abruptly ended its warning system for housing. For nearly a decade, the agency warned home buyers when their local market became risky. In the September 2021 […]