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This Week’s Top Stories: The Canadian Property Bubble Has Gone 24 Years Without A Correction, and It’s Begun Deflating

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate The Canadian Property Bubble Has Grown For 24 Years, Longer Than Any Other G7 Canadian real estate is currently in the middle of the longest expansion of home prices in the G7. Home prices in the country have currently gone 24 […]

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New Zealand’s Central Bank Readies To Tighten Mortgage Lending Even Further

New Zealand’s central bank is considering tightening mortgage lending standards even further. In June the New Zealand Government gave the Reserve Bank the green light to tighten lending. This morning, they announced they’ll consider a series of new measures in October. The big changes they’ll consider are further limits to high loan-to-value ratio (LVR) borrowing, […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canada’s Property Bubble Is Too Big For A Crash To Fix, and Banks Say It Threatens To Destabilize The Economy

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Property Bubble Nears Systemic Failure, And Not Even A Big Crash Can Fix It It’s too late for a real estate price crash to make Canada’s largest markets affordable. That’s what Rob Carrick, one of the country’s top personal finance […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: BoC Says Canada Needs Real Estate Growth, While New Zealand Says Put People First

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate BOC Governor Says Canada Will Lean On Real Estate Because “We Need The Growth” Canada’s central bank didn’t just dismiss concerns about the hot real estate market, but welcomed them. Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem dismissed the need for cooling […]