Housing Affordability Canada

Affordability Sinks, But Canadians Keep Buying

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Home ownership has become less affordable for the average Canadian, but that hasn't stopped many from jumping into what may already be an ove...

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 Good News Behind Canada's Falling House Prices

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The cost of home ownership became more affordable in the most recent quarter due to a modest decline in home prices and gains in Canadian ho...

If You're Finding Housing Harder To Pay For, You're Not Alone

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Housing affordability continued to erode in most markets across Canada in the second quarter as a result of higher home prices and interest...

Housing Affordability Deteriorating Sharply: RBC

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Business

It's getting more difficult to pay for the costs of owning a home in Canada and the situation will likely worsen, the Royal Bank said Tuesday.The RBC ...

Vancouver 2nd Least Affordable City For Housing: Global Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Business

Vancouver is the second-least affordable city for housing among 325 major developed cities, a new study says. Only Hong Kong was found to be less a...

Homes Slightly More Affordable: RBC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - New reports from bank economists find low interest rates are keeping Canadian house prices within reach of homebuyers in many markets — alt...