Housing Bubble


Bad Weather Can't Stop It

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts picked up last month, ending a string of modest declines that began in November, but it appears the longer-term trend remains...

Housing Bubble? Not On My Watch

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 heat up.The finance minister named consumer debt, w...

Calm Before The Storm?

OTTAWA - Canada's much-watched housing market is sending out mixed signals these days — even for analysts.A spate of fresh data and yet one more market-cooling tweak from Ottawa last week has put one...

No Sign Of A Housing Correction..

TORONTO - Home prices in Canada are showing no indications of falling this year, a survey by Royal LePage suggests.A report by the real estate company said the average prices for standard two-story ho...

Condo Craze A Major Risk To Canada: BoC

OTTAWA - An overbuilt and overpriced condominium market is posing a risk to Canadian households, banks and the economy in general, the Bank of Canada warned Thursday in its latest review of the health...
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Absurd Property of the Week: Vancouver vs. Alberta

People live in lots of other cities in our country and for many different reasons. Yes, Vancouver is beautiful. Yes, we have a mild climate. Yes, our quality of life here is amazing! However we also have tons of rain, an out-of-control cost of living and -- absurd property prices. Anyway, I digress. I'm on the last leg of my cross-Canada tour. Today we'll have a look at what your Canuck bucks will fetch you in Alberta.

This Is A Healthy Housing Bust..

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is dismissing fears about Canada's housing market, saying the current slowdown is welcome news and that there is no need for further government intervention.Whil...

Absurd Vancouver Property Of The Week

Last week we had a look at properties in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This week we move on to New Brunswick, where $1.1 million can buy you a country estate, located on over one square kilometre of untouched land, including a seven-acre spring-fed lake. What will it buy you in Vancouver?