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Home sales expected to rebound in 2019, 2020 but only to average

9/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

home-for-sale-39.jpg - Real Estate News Canada’s population and employment growth, coupled with an expectation of enduring low interest rates, means home sales are forecast to improve over the next year or so. ... More


Canadian home sales edge higher in August

9/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in August 2019. ... More


CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts climbed 1.9 per cent in August

9/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

cmhc-news-7.jpg - Real Estate News The pace of new housing starts in August climbed 1.9 per cent compared with July as the housing market rebounded from its recent slowdown. ... More


Soaring House Prices Could Return As Interest Rates Head To Zero: BMO

8/10/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

couple-outside-sold-home-268.jpg - Real Estate News The recent slowdown in Canada’s hottest housing markets is turning a corner and a potential new price boom is threatening to frustrate would-be buyers’ hopes. ... More


Canada house prices to pick up from stand-still but risks aplenty

8/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jessi Sandhu

market-reports-on-business-271.jpg - Real Estate News Canadian house prices will be flat this year, but will pick up in 2020, driven by lower mortgage rates and solid domestic economic conditions, according to economists and property ... More


Canadian home sales rise in July

8/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in July 2019 compared to June. ... More


Canadian housing starts trended higher in July

8/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

single-house-new-build-framing-313.jpg - Real Estate News The trend in housing starts was 208,970 units in July 2019, compared to 205,765 units in June 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More


Canada's Housing Market Now Well-Balanced

7/31/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

happy-couple-in-front-of-sold-home-123.jpg - Real Estate News Housing in Canada is in “well-balanced territory” after a government tightening of mortgage-lending rules intended to cool a market that had become overheated, Royal ... More


Toronto tops survey of country's most popular city to move to

7/19/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

movers-24.jpg - Real Estate News Toronto has been ranked as Canada’s most attractive city to move to, according to a survey from finance planning website Finder.com. ... More


OREA calls for relaxed mortgage rules

7/18/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

mortgage-application-form-247.jpg - Real Estate News The Ontario Real Estate Association is calling for less stringent mortgage rules in a rebuttal aimed at the head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. ... More


Canadian home sales hold steady in June

7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were little changed in June 2019 from the previous month. ... More


Rising home prices in Ontario cities fuel slight increase in Canada overall

7/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

get-home-sold-real-estate-266.jpg - Real Estate News The price of a Canadian home increased a modest 1.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, largely due to price appreciation in Ontario. ... More


Canadian Housing Starts Jump To Highest Level Since 2007

7/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

single-house-new-build-framing-313.jpg - Real Estate News Canadian housing starts trended higher in June, primarily due to higher trending row and apartment starts, in urban areas. ... More


Despite new details, First-Time Home Buyer Incentive is flawed

6/18/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

middle-age-couple-visiting-house-263.jpg - Real Estate News While more details about the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive were released this week, there remains a glaring problem. ... More


First-Time Home Buyer Incentive To Launch In September

6/18/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

new-home-plans-246.jpg - Real Estate News The incentive will allow eligible first-time homebuyers who have the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage with CMHC, Genworth or Canada Guaranty, to apply to finance a ... More


Canadian home sales rise again in May 2019

6/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed further in May 2019. ... More


Regulator defends mortgage stress test in face of pushback from industry

6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

mortgage-rates---interest-rates-48.jpg - Real Estate News Canada’s top federal banking regulator says a stress-test for uninsured mortgages is “working,” but that it is still keeping an eye on lending practices. ... More


Canadian housing starts trend decreased in May

6/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

cmhc-reports-2.jpg - Real Estate News The trend in housing starts was 201,983 units in May 2019, compared to 205,717 units in April 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More


Market collapse appears less likely says RBC

6/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

real-estate-market-growth-259.jpg - Real Estate News Last week’s market reports from real estate boards across Canada indicate there is recovery underway with even the tough market conditions in Vancouver suggesting a ... More


Canadian House Price Forecast

6/4/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jessi Sandhu

market-reports-on-business-271.jpg - Real Estate News  What The Next 5 Years Will Look Like In 33 Canadian Cities ... More


IMF urges Canada not to change policy despite calls to ease mortgage stress test

5/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

sold-home-for-sale-260.jpg - Real Estate News Canada should hold off on changes to make homebuying more affordable but should speed up efforts to reduce trade barriers within its borders, advises the International Monetary ... More


Poloz expects rates to rise 'a bit' but unsure on timing

5/21/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

stephen-poloz-bank-of-canada-45.jpg - Real Estate News Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he sees the slowdown in Canada’s economy as temporary and that interest rates will likely go up – he just doesn’t know ... More


Canadian home sales rise in April 2019

5/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

crea-news-18.jpg - Real Estate News Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed in April 2019. ... More


Housing demand is stronger than we're told: CIBC

5/15/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jessi Sandhu

cheerful-home-buyers-129.jpg - Real Estate News Canada needs to be building more homes to meet demand which is greater than official figures suggest. ... More


CMHC's Siddall Warns Homeownership 'Party' Coming to an End

5/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

cmhc-news-7.jpg - Real Estate News The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) gave a candid assessment of the country’s housing market, saying the “party” of homeownership as a ... More


Canadian housing starts trend increased in April

5/9/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

single-house-new-build-framing-313.jpg - Real Estate News On the national level, the housing starts trend went up in April, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s latest report. ... More


Canada's housing markets not as vulnerable as prices fall more than 5%

5/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jessi Sandhu

cmhc-news-7.jpg - Real Estate News For 1st time in 2.5 years, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation rates market as only moderately vulnerable ... More


Scrapping Mortgage Rules Would Boost Canadian Home Prices, TD Says

5/1/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jessi Sandhu

business-report-ideas-275.jpg - Real Estate News The Canadian government should consider being flexible on its new mortgage lending rules because the impact has been longer-lasting and more significant than expected, ... More


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