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Canadian homes are overvalued by 20 per cent and a correction is coming, says Fitch Ratings
The global credit ratings agency expects a soft landing, not a significant downturn or crash.
Michael Aynsley July 21, 2015
GTA home prices increased more than any other Canadian region in last five years
The region saw the home price index rise by 38.38 per cent.
Monika Warzecha July 16, 2015
Teranet: Canadian home prices see sixth consecutive monthly increase in June
Vancouver and Toronto reached new price peaks.
Monika Warzecha July 14, 2015
Royal LePage: Home prices in Toronto and Vancouver soar in second quarter
Two-storey house prices rose by 13.6 per cent in Vancouver and 11.6 per cent in Toronto.
Monika Warzecha July 14, 2015
Million-dollar home sales soar in Toronto and Vancouver, fall in Calgary
The number of Toronto homes that sold for at least $4 million increased 72 per cent year-over-year in the first half of 2015.
Michael Aynsley July 10, 2015
Canadian housing starts climb higher than expected in June, hit 11-month high
Urban starts were largely responsible for the increase.
Michael Aynsley July 9, 2015
Condo boom has had a stabilizing effect on Canada’s housing market, but will it last?
In Canada's major cities, supply could outpace demand.
Michael Aynsley June 25, 2015
Find out if you can afford a home in these major Canadian markets
Type in your household income to see if you can afford a condo, bungalow or detached house.
Monika Warzecha June 24, 2015
Housing affordability improves across Canada in first quarter, except in Vancouver and Toronto
The bank warns the detached housing market in Toronto is reaching risky levels.
Monika Warzecha June 22, 2015
Here’s how the big banks reacted to the latest figures on Canada’s housing market
While the overall numbers were positive, "potential headwinds are on the horizon," says one financial institution.
Michael Aynsley June 16, 2015
CREA: Canadian home sales activity in May hits highest level in over five years
Excluding Toronto and Vancouver, the increase drops to 2.4 per cent.
Monika Warzecha June 15, 2015
Canadian house price index reaches new high in May despite major decline in Calgary
Calgary pulled the country's average down by 0.3 percentage points.
Monika Warzecha June 12, 2015
National Bank: Housing in Canada is not overvalued thanks to low interest rates
The bank's study of the market is largely focused on the average household income taken up by mortgage payments.
Monika Warzecha June 11, 2015
Report: First-time buyers make up nearly half of all annual home sales in Canada
And a significant amount are putting down less than 20 per cent on their purchase.
Monika Warzecha June 9, 2015
Big Data with Big Ben: If you don’t like high housing prices, why don’t you move?
Find out why this is Ben’s new go-to response when fielding high house price complaints.
Ben Myers June 8, 2015
Canadian home sales and prices will rise this year as oil-producing markets rebound, predicts RBC
The bank says housing markets in oil-dependent provinces may have already hit their lows.
Michael Aynsley June 4, 2015
Donald Trump’s right-hand man says Canadian real estate is undervalued, not overvalued
"Canada is a vibrant economy and some people oughta step in and take advantage of it," George H. Ross said in an interview with BNN.
Michael Aynsley May 27, 2015
BMO: Primary homes of wealthy Canadians worth $1.5 million on average
However, in British Columbia, that average rises to $3,908,200.
Monika Warzecha May 26, 2015
CMHC sees “downside risk” to Canadian housing market due to falling oil prices
Buyers will also seek out more affordable homes according to the Outlook report.
Monika Warzecha May 25, 2015
Big banks weigh in on the major regional differences in Canada’s housing market
It's no longer a case of Toronto and Vancouver versus everyone else.
Monika Warzecha May 19, 2015
CREA: Toronto and Vancouver push Canadian home prices up 9.5 per cent in April
The average sale price for an existing home is now $448,862.
Monika Warzecha May 15, 2015
Canadian home prices rise to all time high in April despite small monthly increase
Toronto and Vancouver also reached peak levels.
Monika Warzecha May 13, 2015
Competition Tribunal sides with CREA in dispute over what private sellers can display on realtor.ca
DIY sellers wanted to do away with buffer websites.
Monika Warzecha May 4, 2015
CMHC sees low level of risk in Vancouver housing market and moderate amount in Toronto
Regina and Winnipeg had high risk rates.
Monika Warzecha April 30, 2015