4/16/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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CIBC economist says regulators need to revisit rules that have made it harder to get a mortgage. ... More

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  4/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales edged higher in March 2019 after having declined sharply the previous ... More

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  4/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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It was the sixth consecutive decrease for the Teranet-National Bank HPI ... More

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  4/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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While this season usually brings a wave of interested buyers, economists wonder if we’ll see a spring thaw in the market this year. ... More

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  4/4/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canada's housing agency says new spending measures aimed at helping first-time buyers afford homes won't push prices up more than a few tenths of a percentage point. ... More

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  4/2/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Burgeoning industries pushed industrial and offices to new highs in Q1. ... More

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  4/1/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The start of 2019 saw an uptick for Canada’s construction sector as both residential and non-residential posted gains; and a stronger showing for real estate brokerages. ... More

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  3/25/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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New measures for first-time home buyers could keep Canada’s housing market at cooler levels until autumn, according to a report by Royal Bank of Canada. ... More

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  3/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales dropped sharply from January to February 2019. ... More

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  3/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canadian home values fell last year for the first time in three decades amid falling prices in some of the country’s priciest markets, even as debt burdens increased. ... More

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  3/13/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canadian home prices fell in February for the fifth straight month as most major markets weakened, data showed on Wednesday. ... More

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  3/12/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Here are four record-breaking phenomena that suggest we have reached a real turning point in Canadian real estate. ... More

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  2/26/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Ten per cent of Canadians no longer qualify for a mortgage with banks. ... More

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  2/11/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities was up 6% (month-over-month) in December to $8.8 billion, with multifamily and commercial intentions taking ... More

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  2/7/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The federal government appears to be considering a budget announcement that would allow first-time homebuyers to obtain 30-year insured mortgages, up from the 25-year limit now, ... More

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  2/5/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Residential mortgage growth rose 3.1 per cent to $1.55 trillion in December from a year earlier, the slowest pace since May 2001, and half the growth rate from two years ago, ... More

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  2/1/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada has admitted that the economic impact of strict mortgage regulations, local housing restrictions, and the upward trend in interest rates was more serious than ... More

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  1/17/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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In the not so distant past, Canadian contractors were building more single-family homes than multi-family homes, such as condo apartments. ... More

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  1/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales posted a fourth-straight monthly decline in December 2018. ... More

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  1/15/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Teranet-National Bank index down 0.3% in December. ... More

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  1/14/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Canada’s home prices increased 4% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, a sign of the market recovering from “the most significant housing correction” ... More

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  1/9/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The trend in housing starts was 206,981 units inDecember 2018, compared to 212,338 units in November 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

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  1/4/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The appetite for Canadian commercial real estate assets steadily increased in 2018 and it appears that mentality is not going to change much in 2019, according to a report ... More

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  1/2/2019 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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As we head towards 2019 with a weakened Toronto housing market and a Vancouver market in free fall, many sense this may be the year the house prices will go down. ... More

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  12/28/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Jonathan Bradshaw
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If you’re looking to rent in Toronto, 2019 is poised to be a challenging year. ... More

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  12/18/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The slowdown in Canada’s housing market is likely to weigh on the economy according to a new report from CIBC Economics. ... More

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  12/17/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales posted another monthly decline in November 2018. ... More

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  12/13/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Teranet-National Bank Composite National House Price Index fell 0.3 percent last month, following a 0.4 percent drop in October. ... More

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  12/12/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The trend in housing starts was 210,038 units in November 2018, compared to 206,460 units in October 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

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