4/8/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Ron Hyde
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One in five Canadians are hoping for a significant fall in housing prices, a sign of the mounting frustration felt by many people looking to get into the country's hot ... More

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  4/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Feds face pressure over hot housing market ahead of 2021 budget ... More

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  4/1/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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There are calls on policy-makers to take action to prevent a potential housing bubble due to prices going 'parabolic'. ... More

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  3/31/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The Bank of Canada is seeing “worrying” signs that some Canadians are taking on too much debt to buy into the nation’s hot housing market. ... More

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  3/30/2021 | Posted in Luxury Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Sales of homes valued at $4 million or more in the Greater Toronto Area saw a 157 per cent jump in activity. ... More

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  3/30/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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BMO Economics isn’t ruling out the possibility of a policy response to cool rapidly overheating Canadian real estate markets. ... More

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  3/30/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Long-term risks to the economy are being exacerbated by outsized demand, shrinking inventory ... More

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  3/25/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Sustained housing price increases still outpacing the recovery in fundamental factors, such as labour income, means Canada's national housing market remains moderately ... More

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  3/25/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The Canadian housing market is “overheating” and policy makers need to take steps to cool it down, according to an economist at Royal Bank of Canada, the ... More

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  3/23/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The aggregate price of a house in Canada's recreational regions is forecast to increase 15 per cent in 2021 to $502,730, as demand continues to rapidly outpace ... More

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  3/18/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Our national real estate market is now in full-on boiling mode, according to a major Canadian bank. ... More

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  3/18/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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While home prices continued to increase between November and January, their rate of growth was declining on a monthly basis. That changed in February as monthly home price ... More

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  3/16/2021 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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If home prices continue shooting up, even in spite of rising rates, some economists say it may force policy action ... More

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  3/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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The national average home price is forecast to rise by 16.5 per cent to just over $665,000 in 2021. The Canadian Real Estate Association said its outlook suggests home sales will ... More

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  3/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales set another all-time record in February 2021. ... More

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  3/11/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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The Bank of Canada delivered welcome news for variable-rate mortgage holders today when it stood by its expectation of no rate hikes until early 2023. ... More

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  3/11/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Canada’s housing market is in a “huge bubble” after months of runaway price gains, according to economist David Rosenberg, who was bearish on US real estate ... More

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  2/24/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Canada's top central banker said Tuesday that the economy would continue to need monetary stimulus, likely until 2023, even though there are already signs it could be ... More

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  2/16/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales set another all-time record in January 2021. ... More

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  2/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Starts rebounded strongly from declines in December, says CMHC's chief economist. The trend in housing starts was 244,963 units in January 2021, up from 238,747 units in ... More

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  2/14/2021 | Posted in Home Buyers by Ron Hyde
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The share of renters who are planning to buy has quadrupled, and what they want to buy is changing. ... More

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  2/2/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Despite quickly rising home prices and the uncertainty unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority (80%) of Canadians still believe home ownership is a good investment. ... More

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  1/27/2021 | Posted in Canada Living by Ron Hyde
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There are also 10 cities that have been deemed the most affordable. ... More

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  1/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales set another all-time record in December 2020. ... More

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  1/14/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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Canada’s housing market may be heading for a soft landing at the end of the year after what could be a record-breaking 2021, a new report by RBC Economics said. ... More

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  1/13/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Plus, seven trends that could impact the real estate market ... More

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  1/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Canadians are feeling more confident about the continued rise in home prices now than at any point in the previous three years, a trend Bloomberg and Nanos Research called a ... More

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  1/2/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Amid an unpredictable pandemic, forecasts for the housing market are pretty much all over the map. ... More

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  12/30/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Ron Hyde
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With mortgage rates at historic lows and price growth tapering in certain markets, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented both opportunities and challenges for first-time homebuyers. ... More

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  12/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The upward trend in Canadian housing starts continued in November, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ... More

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