7/16/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up from May to June 2018.

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Canadian home sales activity improves in June

  7/10/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Canadian housing starts surged in June to one of the highest levels over the past decade, driven by new condominium developments in Toronto that reached a 30-year high for the ... More

30-year high housing starts could signal return to prosperous market

  7/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Home Buyers in the priciest markets - Toronto and Vancouver - also face the highest land transfer tax rates.

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Taxes Paid When Buying A Home Are Unbelievably Unequal Across Canada

  6/20/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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In its report on national home sales numbers as of May, CREA pointed at a 1.6% month-over-month increase in Toronto residential transactions – a development that analysts ... More

Toronto market seeing first signs of stability - analysts

  6/20/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The acute volatility of the Canadian housing market may be nearing the end according to TD Economics.

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Housing market will reach a

  6/18/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The new Canadian national existing home sales data published by CREA last week could have been worse according to TB Economics.

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May home sales

  6/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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National home sales via Canadian MLS® Systems remained little changed from April to May 2018, marking the lowest level for national sales activity in more than five ... More

Canadian home sales at five-year low in May

  6/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The trend in housing starts was 216,362 units in May 2018, compared to 225,481 units in April 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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Canadian Housing Starts Trend Declines in May

  5/16/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The decline in national home sales reported Tuesday by CREA is “disappointing” says TD Economics.

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Home sales

  5/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales fell from March to April 2018.

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Canadian home sales fall in April

  5/14/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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After a flat March, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index ™  rose 0.2% in April. In the 20-year history of the index, it was the ... More

Teranet-National Bank House Price Index up moderately in April

  5/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Almost six in 10 Canadian millennials are already homeowners, with more of this age group planning to buy a home in the next two years, according to a Genworth Canada survey ... More

Millennials driving Canada's hot real estate market

  5/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The trend in housing starts was 225,696 units in April 2018, compared to 226,942 units in March 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

Canadian Housing Starts Trend Stable in April

  4/26/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Canada's housing market overall remains highly vulnerable for the seventh consecutive quarter mainly due to evidence of overvaluation and price acceleration observed in ... More

Overvaluation and price acceleration keep Canada's overall housing market highly vulnerable

  4/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  was unchanged in March – the first time outside a recession when the March composite ... More

A flat March for the Teranet-National Bank House Price Index

  4/10/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The trend in housing starts was 226,842 units in March 2018, compared to 225,804 units in February 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

Canadian Housing Starts Trend Stable in March

  3/26/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Multiple factors including new mortgage rules and increasing interest rates made themselves felt in the Canadian housing market in February as prices declined in 7 out of 11 ... More

Canadian housing price index falls for the 4th time in 6 months

  3/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined further in February 2018.

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Canadian home sales fall further in February

  3/14/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) expects economic growth to slow down this year amid looming interest rates hikes and lower consumer spending. Its latest economic outlook pegs ... More

Economic growth to slow down in 2018

  3/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Toronto and Vancouver’s real estate markets have responded to surging prices and a growing demand for homes with a supply of new housing that is “significantly ... More

Housing supply-demand gap largest in Toronto and Vancouver, says CHMC

  2/20/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The slow down in the Canadian housing market seen late in 2017 is likely to get worse before it improves according to RBC Economics.

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Market slow down set to intensify says RBC

  2/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales fell sharply in January 2018.

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Canadian home sales drop in January

  2/14/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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In January the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  rose 0.3% from the previous month, a tic higher than the historical average ... More

Toronto index stopped trending down in January

  2/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Nearly 10% of mortgages issued in Vancouver and Toronto in 2016 went to non-permanent foreign residents aged under 25 years old, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing ... More

Growing number of foreigners holding Canadian mortgages - CMHC study

  1/25/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Canada remains one of the bright stars in the global real estate market despite a slowdown in 2018.

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Canadian market will slow but remain strong

  1/22/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Canada’s real estate market will hit a slow patch in 2018 as tighter mortgage stress tests apply pressure and the impact could be exacerbated if an expected interest rate ... More

Canadian market to face test of might

  1/15/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), show national home sales continued to climb in December 2017. Home sales posted their fifth ... More

Canadian home sales surge in December

  1/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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In December the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™  edged up 0.2% from the previous month, interrupting a three-month run of ... More

The HPI stopped retreating in December

  1/10/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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Dubbed the 'Year of the Condo,' owning a piece of real estate in the sky proved the smartest bet last year, according to a new report released this morning.

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Fourth Quarter Housing Market Trends Seal 2017 as 'the Year of the Condo' - RLP

  1/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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The trend in housing starts was 226,777 units in December 2017, compared to 226,178 units in November 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

Canadian Housing Starts Trend Stable in December
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