Canada’s economy is still cranking out growth, but the details aren’t encouraging. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows higher-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) growth in November. It was positive news, but economists remain cautious and warn that consumers are weakening. GDP growth couldn’t even match the robust population growth, reinforcing slowdown concerns. Canada’s Economy Is […]
Canada’s largest bank sees a bottom to sales, but thinks there’s more pain for home prices—at least near-term. That’s the take from RBC, that feels home prices are stabilizing but will fall further. Don’t expect a quick recovery either, with affordability challenges weighing down future sales. Canadian Real Estate Sales May Have Found A Floor […]
Canadian real estate is in the largest bubble the county has ever experienced. RBC warns that housing affordability has eroded right across the country in November. In a research note to investors, the bank explains it’s now even harder to buy a home than during the 1980s bubble. A correction is now required to stabilize […]
Canadian real estate showed some encouraging signs last month, but don’t be fooled. RBC Economics wrote to clients breaking down major markets that have reported November sales. Canada’s largest bank warned that the market is still firmly in correction mode, with just a few exceptions. Despite minor signs of firming, they see real estate markets […]
Canada’s economy is growing, but don’t let the headline data fool you—the country is still heading for recession. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) gross domestic product (GDP) data showed big growth in Q3 2022. However, taking a dive past the headline number reveals things aren’t as great as they might appear. Household spending made a rare […]
RBC no longer sees a soft-landing as a possibility, and now expects a moderate recession will kick off as early as the end of this year.
RBC quarterly filings reveal the bank is seeing its baseline expectations for Canadian real estate prices erode even further.
Canada’s largest bank might be its largest real estate bear after last month’s sales. This week RBC explained to investors that a Canadian real estate correction is here. Following downward revisions to the bank’s forecast, key markets reported further erosion. They see the correction spreading wider, and may be the deepest in half a century. […]
Canada’s largest bank sees the country’s real estate bubble popping like no other. Last week we explained RBC is getting ready to revise its forecast lower, and they made it official today. The bank explained to investors the correction will be larger than previously expected. They’re now forecasting the largest downturn in history for both […]
Earlier this year, Canada’s largest bank forecasted low home price growth. However, RBC warned risk was slanted to the downside which is now here. In the bank’s commentary on existing-home sales, they found the correction is spreading. As a result, the bank now expects prices to fall across the country over the next few months. […]