The real estate industry listens very closely to central bankers, and why wouldn’t they? Monetary policy heavily influences real estate prices. However, if you really listen to the words they use, you start to realize that they all sound the same… almost all of the time, regardless of what the economy is doing. Half joking, […]
Less Canadians are putting up their homes for business loans, and more are doing it for personal ones. Filings with The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) show loans secured against residential property showed moderate growth in April. The loans, such as HELOCs, showed growth almost exclusively for personal consumption. Meanwhile, the dollar […]
Canadian real estate prices rise in May, but print the longest deceleration trend since before the Great Recession according to Teranet.
Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate IMF Warns That Canadian Real Estate Is A “Key Domestic Risk” The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that real estate is a “key domestic” risk to Canada. Changes in price expectations, increasing mortgage rates, and unemployment could all be triggers […]
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver show prices across the region moved higher in May, despite falling sales and soaring inventory.
Time for your weekly cheat sheet on the most important real estate stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Mortgage Growth Grinds To A Halt, Slowest Growth Since 2001 Mortgage debt growth is slowing very quickly across Canada. Bank of Canada numbers show mortgage debt stood at $1.528 trillion, up $2 billion from the month before. This […]
Global economies are becoming more interconnected, and so are real estate markets. Researchers at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) measured prices in 44 cities, and 40 countries – both in advanced and emerging markets. What they found is that whole countries are seeing real estate prices in the closest synchronization since the Great Recession. Even […]
Canadian real estate drove debt levels across the country to a new record high, but higher interest rates have kicked off a deceleration of growth.
Canada’s seemingly never ending supply of real estate buyers is finally starting to dry up, as mortgage growth falls to a 17 year low.
Time for your weekly cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Toronto Real Estate Leads The Country In Average Price Declines, Saint John Pops Higher Ontario is seeing the fastest declines in average sale prices, while Eastern Canada is moving higher. Toronto led the decline with an average sale price of $804,584 […]