Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada’s Minor Interest Rate Hikes May Be Setting Up Major Economic Problems The impact of rising interest rates is showing up in Canada’s measure of “cash.” The M1+, a measure of cash-like instruments, increased 3.9% on an annual basis in […]
The Canadian real estate market is slowing down, and it’s hitting mortgages. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show mortgage credit grinded to a halt in July. The annual rate of mortgage growth fell to the lowest level in nearly 18 years, and is set up to go lower. Canadians Owe Over $1.52 Trillion In Mortgage […]
The Bank of Canada’s M1+ is seeing growth plummet, as households and businesses adjust to the central bank’s interest rate hikes.
Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate The Average Mortgage And HELOC Payment Is Soaring In Toronto And Vancouver Canadians are facing higher payments on mortgages and HELOCs, especially in Vancouver and Toronto. The average monthly mortgage payment in Vancouver reached $1,794 in Q1 2018, up 6.5% […]
Canada’s national housing agency crunched the numbers on the average debt payments, and they’re soaring in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.
One of Canada’s broad measure of money showed a mild improvement. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show the M1+, the most liquid form of cash, saw a mild uptick in growth for June. The increase is a positive, and could mean Canadians are taking the interest rate hike well. Though a single month uptick is far […]
Slowing Canadian real estate sales are hitting mortgage credit growth. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show June’s mortgage credit numbers grew close to half as much as last year. Even worse, the slow credit growth is on track to head even lower. Canadians are now in the worst mortgage market for growth in nearly two […]
Unaffordable real estate? The Government has no idea what you’re talking about. The Bank of Canada (BoC) Housing Affordability Index (HAI) shows affordability improved since 2008. Despite the hard to believe reading, it provides an interesting warning. Affordability of real estate is deteriorating with minor rate hikes, compared to 2008. Housing Affordability Index The BoC’s […]
Canadian real estate buying power is taking a real hit. Bank of Canada (BoC) April numbers show, new borrowers paid the highest mortgage rates in years. Fast rising rates mean people are shaving off serious amounts of borrowing room. Here’s Why You Care About This The higher the interest rate, the less credit is extended […]
Real estate prices across Canada have grinded to halt. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) aggregate of major markets show annual price growth has fallen close to flat in June. Nearly half of Canada’s major markets are now printing declines from last year. Canadian Real Estate Benchmark Price The price of a typical home across […]