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Greater Toronto Real Estate Development Files Insolvency After Inflation Squeeze

Canadian real estate developers are being squeezed by inflation, and it’s turning ugly. The Hazleton Development Corporation obtained Companies’ Creditor Arrangement Act (CCAA) protection on April 20, 2022. The developer cited rising costs as one of the primary issues putting a 265-home project at completion risk. In this particular case, costs rose less than typical […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Grew 10x Faster Than Income, Now Up To 108% Overvalued

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Markets Are Up To 108% Overvalued: Moody’s Canadian real estate is seriously overpriced — with cities up to 108% overvalued. Moody’s Analytics estimates urban cities are 22.9% overvalued as of Q4 2021. Toronto (43.6%) and Vancouver (22.3%) also […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Prices Are Under Attack, and US Housing Declared A Bubble

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Is About To Experience A “Full-Scale Attack,” Warns Big Six Bank Canada’s oldest bank warned investors of a “full-scale attack” on real estate this week. Climbing mortgage interest costs are just the start. Foreign buyer taxes, vacancy taxes, and […]

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Better Dwelling’s Opening Statement Before Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance

Opening Statement by Stephen Punwasi Better Dwelling Appearance before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance  March 24, 2022 Good afternoon Committee, and thank you for the invite. My name’s Stephen Punwasi, and I’m the chief data analyst at Better Dwelling, Canada’s largest independent housing news source. Some of you might be familiar with […]