9/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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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 Joan Beal
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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 Joan Beal
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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 Joan Beal
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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 Joan Beal
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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 Joan Beal
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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 Joan Beal
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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

  5/25/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Why does CMHC's Evan Siddall think Canada is headed for a 'deferral cliff'?

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Canada is headed for a 'deferral clif'

  5/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and new listings fell by more than half in April 2020 compared to March.

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Canadian home sales and listings post record declines in April 2020

  4/26/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The national market can still provide some impetus for home price growth despite declining sales, according to Royal Bank of Canada Senior Economist Robert Hogue.

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Home prices have some support despite sales slowdown

  4/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Canadian home prices could fall a “relatively modest” five per cent by July as some owners are forced to sell in the face of the economic hardship brought on by ... More

Home prices could fall 5% amid pandemic

  4/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The outlook on the Canadian housing market: RBC

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Pandemic Throws Housing Market off Course

  4/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales and listings were down sharply between February and March 2020.

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Canadian home sales and listings down in March

  4/8/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The trend in housing starts was 204,717 units in March 2020, compared to 209,109 units in February 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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Canadian housing starts declined in March

  4/2/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Real estate listings are drying up, open houses have been canceled, and buyers are staying home.

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Canadian Home Sales Brace for 30% Drop on Virus

  3/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Realtors across Canada are kicking off the busy spring selling season with the unprecedented step of cancelling open houses, moves that could contribute to slower-than-forecast ... More

Canada set for muted spring home-selling season as coronavirus saps sentiment

  3/17/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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RBC senior economist Robert Hogue gives his latest housing market assessment

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Is coronavirus about to prompt a house price crash?

  3/16/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up between January and February 2020.

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Canadian home sales up in February

  3/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The trend in housing starts was 208,525 units in February 2020, compared to 211,153 units in January 2020, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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Canadian housing starts declined in February

  3/4/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Lower mortgage rates likely to offset any major drag from a global outbreak

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Coronavirus-driven rate cut could add kerosene to Canada's housing market

  2/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Canada’s housing market remains moderately vulnerable, while Toronto and Hamilton are seeing overheating and price acceleration, but that overvaluation seems to remain ... More

CMHC says housing vulnerability moderate, Toronto and Hamilton overheating

  2/19/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The pace of inbound immigration to Canada – cited as the fastest among the G7 nations – is driving an unprecedented housing boom.

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Immigration continues to supercharge the engines of Canadian housing

  2/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined between December 2019 and January 2020.

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Canadian home sales down in January

  2/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The national trend in housing starts essentially held steady in January.

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Canadian housing starts unchanged in January

  2/5/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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The chief executive of the Bank of Nova Scotia says Canada’s housing market needs more supply, not a major change to the mortgage stress test.

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Focus on housing supply, not the mortgage stress test, says Scotiabank CEO

  1/30/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Quarterly price trend report shows most major markets posted gains.

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Canadian home prices accelerated in 2019 says Statistics Canada

  1/15/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales eased between November and December 2019.

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Canadian home sales inch lower in December

  1/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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There was a decline in the 6-month moving trend in Canadian housing starts in December.

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Canadian housing starts trended lower in December

  12/16/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales continued to edge higher in November 2019.

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Canadian home sales edge higher in November

  11/25/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Canadians are satisfied with their homes and neighbourhoods but will probably not stay put according to a new survey.

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Canada is a nation of movers
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