Canadian real estate sales are printing big numbers, but the market is apparently moderating. That’s the take from RBC economics, whose latest analysis shows sales slowing in April. New listings have also begun to rise, helping to ease the inventory squeeze. However, the market has yet to acknowledge this, as price growth generally accelerated. Canadian […]
The Canadian economy is recovering faster than expected, and inflation is running hot. As a result, the Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to hike rates and end QE more quickly than previously thought. Here’s the accelerated timeline two of Canada’s “Big Six” banks see. RBC Forecasts Rate Hikes By Next Year, QE Ending This […]
Canadian real estate buyers may get a little psychological shock later this week. The Bank of Canada (BoC) will update the public on monetary policy next Wednesday. Three Big Six banks said they expect the central bank to discuss higher rates. Two of those, expect a discussion on rate hikes happening earlier than stated. All […]
Canada’s largest bank is calling the top for real estate prices in the near term. RBC economists took a dive through the latest Canadian real estate sales for May 2020. In addition to noting prices have stalled, they believe the bounce in sales is overstated. Combine this with an observation on supply outpacing demand, and […]
Canada’s largest bank believes real estate affordability will continue to deteriorate. RBC Economics updated their Affordability Index for Q3 2018. The index, which shows how much a household would pay for a mortgage, printed one of the worst levels in history. Analysts from the bank expect affordability to get worse in 2019, as interest rates […]
Royal Bank just released their forecast for Canadian real estate prices, here’s the numbers and what they mean.