7/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Investors seem unruffled by anxieties over the global economy and cross-border trade wars.

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  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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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Bill Henderson
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With debt levels disconcertingly high, there could be ramifications to yesterday’s interest rate hike.

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  7/12/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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As the Bank of Canada raised key interest rates to 1.5 per cent (up from 1.25 per cent) Wednesday morning, mortgage rates are already rising as well.

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  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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  7/5/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Bill Henderson
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Toronto real estate may not be what it was one year ago, but it’s still a battle for home buyers.

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  6/25/2018 | Posted in Real Estate News by Bill Henderson
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Some predict a demise of the traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage model as technology evolves, but realtors still provide value.

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  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

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  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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  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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  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

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  5/16/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Bill Henderson
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First-time home buyers already struggling with more stringent mortgage rules have been dealt another blow by an increase this week in the Bank of Canada’s five-year ... More

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  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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  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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  5/14/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Despite rising interest and qualifying rates, the luxury sector of the housing market should remain largely unaffected.

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  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

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  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

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  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

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  4/5/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Bill Henderson
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The results of a fresh study conducted by Royal Bank of Canada showed that fully 32% of Canadians are likely to buy a home in the next two years (up by 7% from last ... More

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  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

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  3/25/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Bill Henderson
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Canada's housing market is getting a big helping hand from house-hungry millennials, but that will come to an end in the next several years, bringing with it an era of ... More

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  3/19/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Canada’s uninsured mortgage market reached an eight-year high in January as government steps to reduce taxpayer exposure to the housing market gain traction, according to ... More

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  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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  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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  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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  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

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  2/2/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Bill Henderson
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The recent increases in interest rates appear not to have dampened the intentions of most Canadian home buyers.

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  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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  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

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  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

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