Canadian Housing Bubble

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Majority Of Canada's Mortgage Lenders Worried About A Bubble: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Business

Seven in ten Canadian mortgage lenders are concerned the country’s real estate sector is headed toward an unsustainable bubble that could burst at a...

BMO Predicts When Canada's Housing Market Will Go Bad

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s housing market will move into a protracted slump around 2018 thanks to shifting population patterns, the Bank of Montreal predicts in a new...

Housing Bubble? Try Real Estate Agent Bubble

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

There’s been plenty of discussion in recent years over whether Canada’s seemingly unstoppable house price hikes are a sign of a real estate bubble...

Why The OECD Sees 'Risks' In Canadian Mortgage Lending

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canada should reduce the risk of a housing correction by making mortgage lenders shoulder more risk, the OECD says in a new forecast. The organizat...

CIBC Economist, Analyst Duke It Out Over Housing Bubble

Financial Post | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Business

Benjamin Tal never imagined himself the defender of the Canadian housing market, but the deputy chief economist at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ...

Canada's Housing Market 'Flying Blind': CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

Ever notice how everyone seems to be wrong about Canada’s housing market? The pessimists predicting a housing bubble collapse have been wrong so far...

What Housing Bubble?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conference Board isn't buying the notion that Canada's housing market will suddenly crumble, saying the most likely outlook is for a mode...

'Dangerous' Meddling Threatens Housing Market: Economist

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Business

Not only is there not a housing bubble, but Canada’s low interest rates mean there’s plenty of room for house prices to grow, says an analysis fro...

Housing Correction 'Starts This Year'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Business

The house price correction that some market analysts have been predicting for Canada for years will begin this year, says the world’s largest bond f...

Condo Market Flying Into ‘Turbulence': Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Condo developers in Canada’s three largest metropolitan areas are building too many condos — 36 per cent to 68 per cent too many, according to a n...

Housing Bubble? Shh..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s housing market “bears very close watching” because of the risk it is becoming overheated, the country’s top banking regulator said Mo...

Housing Bubble? Not On My Watch

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says he's prepared to clamp down on mortgage rules once again if Canada's housing market continues to h...

9 Signs Canada Has An Epic Housing Bubble

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Business

Maybe Canada doesn’t have a housing bubble. Maybe this time, it really is different. Maybe life expectancies have grown, and with them, people’...

3 Charts That Make Us Scared For Canada

Business Insider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

The three charts at right (the first two produced by Ben Rabidoux, the third by BCA Research) are a bit worrisome. They present three ways of looki...

Canada Looking 'Bubbly,' The Economist Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s real estate industry has declared the prospect of a housing market bubble dead, but The Economist isn’t listening. The U.K.-based maga...

Absurd Vancouver Property: Would You Spend $1 Million on this Home?

Melissa Carr | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

Heritage home west of Main Street in Vancouver for just under $1 million. No words needed. This beauty speaks for itself.

Absurd Property of the Week: Vancouver vs. Saskatchewan

Melissa Carr | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

We're on to the flatlands of Saskatchewan this week. I thought instead of picking a price point, I'd have a look at what an average home costs in Regina.

Absurd Property Of The Week: Vancouver vs. Winnipeg

Melissa Carr | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

We're back to our cross-Canada tour and, this week, we're headed to Manitoba. I'm told houses are pretty cheap there, so I thought I'd have a look to find what you could buy for a measly $650K in Winnipeg.

Thanks To Me, There's No Housing Bubble In Canada!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.23.2013 | Canada Business

Canada doesn’t have a housing bubble — but it would have, had it not been for the government’s mortgage rule changes, Finance Minister Jim Flahe...

The Economist: Canada's 'Housing Bust Will Be A Wrenching Affair'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s housing market is “especially vulnerable” to a major correction, The Economist says in its latest roundup of global real estate. The...

This Is A Healthy Housing Bust..

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is dismissing fears about Canada's housing market, saying the current slowdown is welcome news and that there i...

Guru Who Made Bank Off U.S. Housing Crash Sets Sights On Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.09.2013 | Canada Business

A hedge fund manager who became widely-known for predicting and making money off the bursting of the U.S. housing bubble is warning that Canada’s re...

Absurd Vancouver Property Of The Week

Melissa Carr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

Last week we compared what your money would buy you in Vancouver vs. Newfoundland. This week, we are looking on Prince Edward Island.

We're Number 1 In Housing Bubbles!

The Atlantic | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Business

Canada has a new worthwhile initiative. After years of booming prices, that bastion of politeness north of the border is looking to avoid a catastroph...

Down, Down, Down..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Business

Canadian home sales plunged 17.4 per cent in December compared to the month before, but prices managed to eke out a small, 1.6-per-cent increase, acco...