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Canada’s big banks weigh in on the regional differences in CREA’s new housing market report
Diverging opinions on the different local markets in the country.
Monika Warzecha March 16, 2015
CREA: Toronto and Vancouver lead home price growth nationwide in February
New listings were down Canada-wide in February, fuelling price growth in hot markets.
Monika Warzecha March 13, 2015
Teranet’s February House Price Index pinpoints Canadian markets experiencing housing corrections
Only three of the 11 cities studied recorded a monthly price increase in February.
Monika Warzecha March 12, 2015
Big Data with Big Ben: Suburban GTA is up, Calgary is down
Where are new homebuyers doing the most research?
Ben Myers March 12, 2015
IMF: Canada should do more to protect economy against overheated housing markets
The organization said it will keep an eye on the risk of a hard landing in Alberta.
Monika Warzecha March 10, 2015
Toronto, Vancouver luxury home markets to stay strong this spring while Calgary’s cools
According to Sotheby's spring forecast, Toronto will lead the country in million dollar home sales.
Michael Aynsley March 5, 2015
Winter chill? Here’s how Canada’s big banks reacted to the latest report on the housing market
BMO economist Sal Guatieri wrote that even as the steep drop in oil prices caused the Prairies to lose "their sizzle", markets are still "mostly balanced."
Sean MacKay February 18, 2015
CREA: Canadian home sales decline and inventory levels inch up in January
Sales fell 3.1 per cent between January and December and year-over-year sales also declined.
Monika Warzecha February 17, 2015
Teranet: Canadian house prices edged up in January after two months of declines
Prices in Calgary declined for a third month in a row.
Monika Warzecha February 12, 2015
Canada’s big banks weigh in on how falling oil prices will impact the country’s housing market
The decline in oil prices has caused organizations monitoring the housing market to readjust their forecasts and backpedal on predictions for 2015 and 2016.
Sean MacKay February 10, 2015
CMHC predicts moderation for Canada’s housing market in 2015 and 2016 as oil provinces face risks
There are no more big sales gains in Alberta on the horizon.
Monika Warzecha February 6, 2015
IMF says Canadian homes overvalued up to 20 per cent, but sees signs of cooling
The organization says momentum will continue this year as the market becomes more balanced.
Monika Warzecha February 3, 2015
Vancouver ranked as world’s second most unaffordable housing market by global survey
San Francisco and San Jose tied for the number four spot while Toronto was deemed "severely unaffordable."
Michael Aynsley January 20, 2015
CREA: Canadian home sales decline in December with biggest drops recorded in Alberta
National home sales declined 5.8 per cent from November to December, the largest monthly decline since 2010.
Sean MacKay January 15, 2015
Teranet: Canadian home prices decline for second month in a row in December
However, the composite index was up year-over-year.
Monika Warzecha January 14, 2015
Royal LePage: Canadian home prices increased in Q4-2014, but outlook for 2015 less sunny
Anticipating moderation, the company predicts home prices will see a 2.9 per cent uptick in the year ahead.
Monika Warzecha January 14, 2015
Canadian housing market “in serious trouble,” says Deutsche Bank
The international bank says home values are 63 per cent overvalued.
Michael Aynsley January 8, 2015
Million-dollar home sales post double-digit gains in Canada’s largest cities in 2014
Toronto led the way with 38 per cent more transactions compared to 2013.
Michael Aynsley January 7, 2015
Poll: Oil and overvaluation concerns curb optimism about Canadian house prices
Perceptions of the future strength of the Canadian economy and value of real estate fell five points below the six year average.
Monika Warzecha January 6, 2015
Big Data with Big Ben: Are you smarter than a housing analyst?
Put your housing knowledge to the test and answer six poll questions on the Canadian market in 2015.
Ben Myers January 5, 2015
Acquisitions and correction predictions: The biggest real estate stories of 2014
We track the correction speculation, big acquisitions and new records of the year.
Monika Warzecha December 29, 2014
Canadian home sales up 2.7 per cent in November, prices climb 5.7 per cent
Although CREA says if you take Vancouver and Toronto out of the equation the averages come down.
Michael Aynsley December 15, 2014
Canada’s house prices to rise a modest 2.5 per cent in 2015, says Re/Max
Compared to a 6.2 per cent increase in 2014.
Michael Aynsley December 10, 2014