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This Week’s Top Stories: Credit Cycles and Canadian Real Estate Prices, and Inventory Is Rising In Toronto and Vancouver

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Understanding How The Credit Cycle Impacts Canadian Real Estate Prices There’s a lot of debate about the influence of local factors on housing, but they’re all trumped by the credit cycle. We take a quick dive through the credit cycle, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadians Spend The Most To Maintain Mortgages Since 1993, and They’re Flocking To HELOCs

Time for your weekly cheat sheet on the most important stories of the week. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Owners Are Paying The Most To Service Debt Since 1993 Rising interest rates and huge mortgages are eating up household income across Canada. Canadians had a debt service ratio (DSR) of 6.51% in Q2 2018, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Toronto Real Estate Looks Like A Classic Bubble Chart, and Canadian Interest Rate Hikes Are Setting Up For An Economic Slowdown

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 […]