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

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CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts down in December

  1/15/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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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.

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Record December caps record year for Canadian home sales

  1/13/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Plus, seven trends that could impact the real estate market

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2021 will remain a seller's market: experts

  1/11/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Affordability and space limitations continue to impact purchase decisions as only 14% of Canadians polled would consider buying a home in a major metropolitan area.

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Despite concerns about the economy, majority of Canadians continue to believe in the strength of the housing market

  1/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Canadians are feeling more confident about the continued rise in home prices now than at any point in the previous three years, a trend Bloomberg and Nanos Research called a ... More

Bloomberg-Nanos: Canadians' optimism about home prices strongest in three years

  12/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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When the Liberal government proposed the foreign homebuyer tax in its fiscal update last month as part of a plan to lower home prices, it drew skepticism from observers who say ... More

National foreign buyer tax may have unintended consequences: Experts

  12/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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The upward trend in Canadian housing starts continued in November, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

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National housing starts rise, but what's fueling them?

  12/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales continued running at historically strong levels in November 2020.

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Canadian home sales remain historically strong in November

  12/11/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Townhouse activity has been especially rabid in Canada's largest markets.

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Low interest rates and affordability are driving Canadian demand for this property type

  11/25/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Almost all households with expired debt referrals have resumed payments

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Bank of Canada deputy downplays pandemic risk

  11/24/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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But even with a bumpy road ahead, there are reasons to be optimistic.

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Downtown condos are

  11/19/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Accelerated building in two major cities is largely responsible for the rebound in construction

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Housing starts on the rise after a sluggish September

  11/18/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Benchmark prices rose 1 per cent from a month earlier, bringing the gain since April to 7 per cent

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Home sales in Canada drop for the first time since April in sign of cooling

  11/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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National home sales continued running at historically strong levels in October 2020

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Canadian home sales remain historically strong in October

  11/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Between 2009 and September 2020, home prices in Toronto and Vancouver have soared 150% and 100%, respectively.

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The real reason homes in Canada's big cities are unaffordable

  11/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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The ambitious targets are an attempt to compensate for 2020's abysmal immigration numbers

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How will the Liberals' new immigration targets affect real estate activity in Canada

  11/1/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Many people have been scratching their heads lately trying to understand how it is that Canada’s average house price jumped more than 17 per cent during the worst ... More

Canada's House Prices Are Soaring Because Reality Doesn't Matter Anymore To Things Like That

  10/29/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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After what RBC Senior Economist Robert Hogue calls a "spectacular rally," the market has fully recovered and then some. What comes next, however, is still shrouded in ... More

Canada's housing market has fully recovered from pandemic shock: RBC

  10/23/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Instead of downsizing, the majority of Canada's seniors are planning to live in their own homes for as long as possible

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What could a lack of elderly downsizers mean for Canada's housing market?

  10/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales set another record in September 2020.

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Canadian home sales and prices set records again in September

  10/3/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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The strength of the Canadian real estate market has proven itself time and again during the pandemic

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Why all the fear mongering by the CMHC over Canadian home prices?

  9/24/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Supply/demand struggles and higher building costs are adding pressure to the market.

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StatsCan: Home prices had strongest monthly growth in three years

  9/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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The latest analysis from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) indicates that weakening housing market fundamentals and an increase in average overvaluation estimates ... More

Canada's housing market remains at moderate degree of vulnerability

  9/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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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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August 2020 another record-setting month for many Canadian housing markets

  8/17/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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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

Canadian housing markets set multiple records in July 2020

  8/11/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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The trend in housing starts was 204,376 units in July 2020, up from 199,778 units in June 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend measure ... More

Canadian housing starts increased in July

  7/28/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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This fall, loan payments unemployed borrowers kicked down the road must start being repaid again, plus interest

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CMHC eyeing 'new tools' as mortgage deferral cliff looms for borrowers

  7/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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Despite prices swelling in a number of Canadian markets, the most recent Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index claims Canada’s housing market ... More

Teranet-National Bank data points to decline in home prices

  7/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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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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Canadian home sales and new listings up again in June

  6/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Becky Lu-Do
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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

Canadian home sales and new listings on the rise in May
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