This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Home Building Investment Crashed and Commercial Real Estate Is Contracting

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Home Building Investment Has Officially Gone From A Correction To A Crash Canadian home building investment has officially gone from a correction to a crash. Seasonally adjusted real residential construction investment fell to $8.4 billion in September. This is a drop […]

Australian Real Estate Prices Are Inflated By Money Laundering, Hears The Senate

Australian lawmakers are learning how home prices have been inflated by money laundering. The Senate committee investigating the adequacy of anti-money laundering laws continues this week. A piece tabled is a study showing how high-profile individuals with questionable cash should have set off alarms. Instead, they were able to move millions of dollars of unknown […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Tops The List of Global Bubbles, and IMF Warns of Correction Risks

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate A Global Swiss Bank Named Toronto The 2nd Biggest Real Estate Bubble In The World Two Canadian cities landed themselves on the UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index. The Swiss bank ranked Toronto as the second-largest bubble, and Vancouver as the sixth. […]

New Zealand Further Targets Real Estate Speculators By Eliminating More Tax Incentives

New Zealand property investors will see another tax advantage disappear soon. On Tuesday, the Government of New Zealand revealed they’ll limit mortgage interest deductions. The plan goes into effect October 1 and is hoping to lower the incentive to speculate with housing. This measure follows a series of actions to discourage speculators. The government says […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate To See Big Changes Post Election, and Mortgage Lenders Panic As Yields Soar

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canada Re-Elected The Same Leadership, But Real Estate Will Be Very Different Canada re-elected the same leadership, but with a very different housing strategy. They promised demand inducement schemes, supply subsidies, and improvements in trade transparency. The demand measures are likely […]