CMHC: Nearly Half of Canadian Real Estate Markets Have “Moderate” Vulnerability

More Canadian real estate markets are seeing increased levels of vulnerability. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released the September edition of the Housing Market Assessment (HMA). The assessment shows almost half of Canada’s major real estate markets have moderate levels of risk now. Many markets are also benefiting from government pandemic supports. That means […]


Canada’s Largest Real Estate Markets See Permanent Resident Declines Accelerate

Canada’s largest real estate markets have seen another demand factor almost disappear. Government of Canada (GoC) data shows permanent residents admitted fell in July. The decline was strongest in two of the country’s largest real estate markets – Toronto and Vancouver. Meanwhile, Montreal is starting to see improvements, in contrast to last year. Toronto Permanent […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Bank of Canada Floods The Market With Cheap Mortgages, And Condo Owners Rush To Sell

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Bank Of Canada’s Mortgage Buying Is A Quarter The Size Of New Mortgage Credit Canada’s central bank kicked into action during the pandemic… by flooding the mortgage market with cheap cash. The central bank held $513 million worth of CMBs in […]