Our top stories this week include Canada’s real estate industry lowering their forecast for home prices, & households see lower real wages.
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 […]
Tony Stillo of Oxford Economics helps us understand Canada’s real estate market correction and the upcoming recession.
Canada’s large cities are now entirely dependent on immigration as local residents continue to flee and seek greener pastures.
Canadian real estate developers are still pumping significant cash into building permits, but inflation is killing that growth.
Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Bank of Canada Clear For Another Hike After Employment Boom: BMO Canada’s employment data is still coming in hot, with the economy adding 104k jobs in December. This drove the unemployment rate down to just 5.0%, only 0.1 points above the 50-year […]
Canada’s real estate bubble is popping, and another indicator is flashing a warning. Residential investment as a share of GDP fell again in Q3 2022, after peaking a year before. Such a large drop in housing investment has only ever preceded the popping of a real estate bubble. Central bank research also indicates real home […]
Canada’s real estate downturn will continue next year, warns a credit rating giant. Fitch Ratings released its 2023 forecast calling even lower home prices next year. After 3-decades of strong price growth without correction, affordability has never been worse. When combined with high rates, weak demand is expected in the near-term as home prices adjust. […]
Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Building Boom Hits Historic High, To “Be Tested”: BMO Canada’s real estate slowdown has developers pumping the breaks on new projects. Don’t worry, says BMO—there’s a record number of homes currently under construction. The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) […]
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 […]