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Even in B.C.'s quiet housing market, there is plenty of underlying demand, BMO says.
New homes may not be keeping up with Canada's record-setting population growth.
Something happened in Toronto's housing market over the past year that really shouldn't happen in a free market. As home prices shot through the roof, the number of homes being built in the city dropped dramatically. Vancouver seems to be experiencing a similar problem. So what's going on here? Why is the supply of housing not keeping up with demand, even though there is so much money to be made? The answer, according to a growing number of experts, is that local policies and public opposition to development are killing off home construction, causing home prices to skyrocket.
Canada may be in the midst of a "technical recession," as economists like to call it (we won't know for sure until StatsCan's
Decline in home-buying population to drag down housing BMO sees protracted slump starting in 2018 Hilliard MacBeth sees it
Construction of single-family homes in Canada’s largest cities is rapidly disappearing, the result of land shortages, changing
Two forward-looking measures of the health of Canada’s housing market came in stronger than expected for the country as a
“It certainly looks” like Toronto’s impressive condo boom has run its course, the Bank of Montreal says in a client note
Here’s some more data to highlight just how ridiculous the gap between Alberta’s economy and the rest of the country has
Canada's residential real estate markets showed signs of a sharp slowdown in the first quarter of the year, with housing