Canada

Toronto and Vancouver See Mortgage Delinquencies Rise To Highest Level Since 2016

Canada’s mortgage delinquencies are flat, but that story is much more interesting by region. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) data shows mortgage delinquencies are flat in Q3 2020. It’s a little different looking at the biggest real estate markets though. In Toronto and Vancouver, delinquencies are still rising to multi-year highs. Montreal is performing […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada’s Biggest Bank Sees Mortgage Defaults Next Year, and Condo Listings Soar In Toronto

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate RBC Forecasts Canadian Mortgage Defaults Will Start Rising Next Year Canada’s largest bank is forecasting mortgage defaults are still coming, just a little later. RBC is forecasting rising defaults in Q3 or Q4 of 2021. The reason? Programs like EI, CERB, […]

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RBC: Toronto Real Estate Affordability is Worse, Vancouver Makes Biggest Improvement

Already unaffordable Canadian real estate became a little less affordable during the pandemic. RBC, Canada’s largest banks, updated their housing affordability data for Q1 2020. The bank observed worsening affordability, meaning housing required more income last quarter. This was due almost entirely to Ontario, as other regions saw affordability improve. Canadian Affordability Is Still Getting […]

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Canada’s Population Explodes At The Fastest Rate Since 1990, Even With Outbreak

Canada’s national statistics agency is estimating monster growth for population. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) population estimates show fast growth in Q1 2020. The population is now estimated to be growing at the fastest pace in 3 years. Canada’s Population Estimate Grows At Fastest Rate Since 1990 Canada’s population is growing at the fastest pace in […]