Canada

Greater Vancouver Mortgage Delinquencies Surge Higher At CIBC, Falls Everywhere Else

One of the Big Six Canadian banks is seeing an uptick in delinquencies in a key Canadian real estate market. CIBC generally observed a decline in delinquencies for uninsured mortgages in Q2 2021. The data, presented to institutional debt investors, did have one exception — Vancouver. Greater Vancouver’s uninsured mortgage delinquencies made an unexpected surge […]

Canada

Canadian Home Building Costs Make The Largest Jump On Record: Stat Can

Canadian home builders have faced soaring labor and material costs, and now there’s confirmation. The Statistics Canada (Stat Can) building construction price index made a record climb in the second quarter of 2021. Costs jumped significantly higher for homebuilders, even if just compared to non-residential construction. Homebuilders saw the fastest increases in “hot” housing markets […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: The Global Property Bubble Is Forecast To Pop, and Canada Is The Second Biggest Bubble

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories.  Canadian Real Estate Global Property Bubble To Correct, Canada Is The Second Riskiest: Oxford Economics Global real estate prices are forming a bubble, and a big economics firm sees it popping soon. An Oxford Economics analysis shows global home prices are 10% above the […]