9/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anabela Serra
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The next six months will be more difficult economically than the past quarter, but the Canadian housing market is expected to continue its V-shaped recovery.

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  9/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and new listings continued to climb in August 2020.

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  8/31/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Anabela Serra
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Canada's federal banking regulator is phasing out requirements around mortgage deferrals for homeowners hard-hit financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 30, there ... More

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  8/18/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Canadian immigration plummeted by almost two thirds in the second quarter as border restrictions remained in effect.

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  8/18/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Anabela Serra
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"A home equity tax would be unfair and hurtful to Canadians during the best of times, but at this very moment – during a global pandemic – it is ... More

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  8/18/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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The rate of residential investment to Canadian GDP has also swelled dramatically

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  8/17/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and new listings continued to rebound in July 2020, with new listings hitting ... More

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  8/16/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Anabela Serra
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New data from Finder says 1 in 10 Canadians have had their living situations upended by the pandemic

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  8/11/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Anabela Serra
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Canadians spent an estimated $80 billion on renovations in 2019, and plan to take a bit of breather this year because of COVID-19.

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  7/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) reveal national home sales and new listings continued to rebound in June 2020.

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  6/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and new listings were up noticeably in May 2020 compared to April, though ... More

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  6/1/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Anabela Serra
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COVID-19 has "for all intents and purposes shut down immigration."

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  5/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and new listings fell by more than half in April 2020 compared to March.

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  5/8/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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The housing market can expect some recovery towards the end of the year according to Altus Group.

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  5/2/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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A sharp rise in joblessness, combined with the bust-out of the short-term rental market, will send Canadian house prices down in the short term, some market experts are ... More

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  4/26/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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The national market can still provide some impetus for home price growth despite declining sales, according to Royal Bank of Canada Senior Economist Robert Hogue.

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  4/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Canadian home prices could fall a “relatively modest” five per cent by July as some owners are forced to sell in the face of the economic hardship brought on by ... More

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  4/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Rising unemployment and high debt is expected to boost mortgage loan delinquencies in Canada, though experts say it won’t play out like the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis ... More

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  4/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Anabela Serra
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The Bank of Canada on Wednesday said the coronavirus outbreak was set to trigger the biggest ever near-term Canadian downturn but suspended its regular economic forecasts, ... More

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  4/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and listings were down sharply between February and March 2020.

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  4/14/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Anabela Serra
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According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today, the aggregate price of a home in Canada is expected to remain remarkably stable ... More

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  3/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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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.

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  3/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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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).

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

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  2/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Canada’s housing market remains moderately vulnerable, while Toronto and Hamilton are seeing overheating and price acceleration, but that overvaluation seems to remain ... More

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  2/19/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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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.

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  2/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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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.

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  2/5/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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The chief executive of the Bank of Nova Scotia says Canada’s housing market needs more supply, not a major change to the mortgage stress test.

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  2/3/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Anabela Serra
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Economy nudged higher in the latest monthly stats, helped in part by the real estate and construction industries.

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

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