3/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Realtors across Canada are kicking off the busy spring selling season with the unprecedented step of cancelling open houses, moves that could contribute to slower-than-forecast ... More

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  3/17/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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RBC senior economist Robert Hogue gives his latest housing market assessment ... More

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  3/16/2020 | 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 were up between January and February 2020. ... More

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  3/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The trend in housing starts was 208,525 units in February 2020, compared to 211,153 units in January 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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  3/5/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Remember the Bank of Canada’s anxiety over worrisome consumer debt loads and housing imbalances? So much for that. ... More

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  3/4/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Lower mortgage rates likely to offset any major drag from a global outbreak ... More

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  2/19/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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The pace of inbound immigration to Canada – cited as the fastest among the G7 nations – is driving an unprecedented housing boom. ... More

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  2/15/2020 | 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 declined between December 2019 and January 2020. ... More

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  1/30/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Quarterly price trend report shows most major markets posted gains. ... More

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  1/15/2020 | 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 eased between November and December 2019. ... More

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  1/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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There was a decline in the 6-month moving trend in Canadian housing starts in December. ... More

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  1/8/2020 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Royal Bank of Canada chief executive Dave McKay told a banking conference on Tuesday that the mortgage stress test has “generally been good ... More

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  1/7/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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The lack of housing supply is expected to remain a pressing concern this year as Canada moves further to a seller's market, market watchers say. ... More

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  12/18/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Ron Hyde
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Canadian mortgage lenders shouldn’t worry too much about the performance of their loans in 2020 according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. ... More

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  12/16/2019 | 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 continued to edge higher in November 2019. ... More

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  12/13/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Ron Hyde
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Millions of Canadian millennials feel they may never be able to follow previous generations into homeownership according to a new survey. ... More

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  12/10/2019 | Posted in New Developments by Ron Hyde
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There were some slight increases but the 6-month trend was essentially unchanged ... More

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  12/1/2019 | Posted in Rental Market by Ron Hyde
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The annual increase in Canadian rents was not consistent across property types. ... More

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  11/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Some fresh information on the status of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) and a possible increase on the $1M cap for insured ... More

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  11/21/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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As the end of 2019 approaches, RBC Economics says the year will go down as “the turning point for Canada’s housing market.” ... More

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  11/15/2019 | 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 were unchanged from September to October 2019. ... More

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  11/6/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Tighter mortgage regulations are making Canada’s housing market less risky, according to the government agency responsible for its oversight. ... More

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  10/24/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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After sales, new builds declined this year and last, housing agency expects prices to exceed 2017 peak by 2020. ... More

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  10/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Teranet-National Bank index shows prices slightly increased both on a monthly and annual basis. ... More

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  10/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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Upward adjustments came amid a more relaxed B-20 stress test ... More

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  9/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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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

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  9/16/2019 | 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 were up in August 2019. ... More

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  9/10/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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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

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  8/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Ron Hyde
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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

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  8/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Ron Hyde
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Canadian home sales gain as lower rates help offset stress test ... More

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