5/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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Housing affordability in Canada has declined the most in two years ... More

How Canadians are paying for the pandemic's gravity-defying housing market

  5/1/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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TD Bank is forecasting that home prices have further to rise yet before finally starting to lose steam by the end of the year. ... More

House Price Growth to Cool by End of Year: TD

  4/24/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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Louis Vachon says further analysis needed to understand if housing market trends are permanent ... More

Tighter mortgage standards, blind bidding ban may be needed to slow housing market: National Bank of Canada CEO

  4/19/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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The trend in housing starts was 273,664 units in March 2021, up from 252,636 units in February 2021, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). ... More

Canadian housing starts increased in March

  4/16/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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In a report to clients Thursday, TD Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist Beata Caranci said that ultimately, rock-bottom interest rates are to blame and warned against any ... More

New housing measures risk

  4/16/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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The Canadian housing market hit a new record with more properties changing hands in March than any month in history, as sky-high prices lured more homeowners to try to cash in. ... More

Canadian housing market has hottest month ever

  4/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales set another all-time record in March 2021 as increased supply became available. ... More

Record home sales in March 2021, new supply increases

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

Three ways Ottawa could cool the housing market in the federal budget

  4/2/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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Lumber supply is low, but demand keeps rising as homeowners nest during the pandemic ... More

Record-high lumber prices add as much as $30K to the cost of building a house

  4/1/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

More Calls for Policymakers to Intervene in Housing Frenzy

  3/31/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

BoC's Macklem sees 'worrying' signs in housing market

  3/30/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

BMO warns policymakers could 'swing the hammer' on housing

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

Policy interventions against market overheating needed now: RBC

  3/25/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canadian housing market sees imbalances increase in large cities and smaller centres

  3/25/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

RBC wants to cool Canada's housing market

  3/23/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canadian recreational house prices forecast to increase 15% in 2021

  3/19/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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Newly built Canadian homes are rising faster in price than at any time in more than three decades. ... More

Canadian new-home prices rising at fastest pace in three decades

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

BMO describes Canadian 'boiling' real estate market as 'The Wild North'

  3/18/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canadian home price growth accelerates again after 3 months of slowing: Teranet

  3/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canadian housing markets set records again in February

  3/11/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canada housing might be in historic bubble - Rosenberg

  2/24/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Bank of Canada warns buyers of 'early signs' of overheating in housing market

  2/16/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canadian housing markets set records again in January

  2/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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The suburbs surrounding Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver's are fueling an uptick in homes beginning construction and properties ready for occupancy, says Canada Mortgage and ... More

Suburbs lead the way in housing completions as starts also climb: CMHC

  2/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Canadian housing starts trended higher in January

  2/4/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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Big cities in Canada will come back to life once the pandemic is over and so will demand for homes in them, according to a new paper by economists at Canadian Imperial Bank of ... More

Canada's suburban flight will subside post-pandemic: CIBC

  2/2/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Despite Challenges, Majority of Canadians Plan to Buy a Home

  1/20/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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e annual pace of housing starts in December fell compared with November, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC). ... More

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts down in December

  1/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Catherine Methven
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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

Record December caps record year for Canadian home sales

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

2021 will remain a seller's market: experts

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