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The Canadian Real Estate Association applauds federal tax proposals for personal incorporation - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Real Estate News - October 18, 2017 - 12:31pm

The Canadian Real Estate Association applauds federal tax proposals for personal incorporation
Canada NewsWire (press release)
OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) would like to applaud the government for amending its tax proposals for personal incorporation and listening to the views and concerns of CREA's 125,000 REALTOR® members.

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Experts say new mortgage rules are bad news for Canada's real estate market - BuzzBuzzNews

Real Estate News - October 18, 2017 - 9:18am

BuzzBuzzNews

Experts say new mortgage rules are bad news for Canada's real estate market
BuzzBuzzNews
Things are about to get a lot tougher for Canadian home buyers applying for a mortgage. That's because yesterday, Canada's biggest banking regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), announced its new mortgage ...
What the new mortgage rules mean for the lending market ...Financial Post
OSFI sets new mortgage rules beginning January 1, 2018Business in Vancouver
Is Now the Time to Play the Canadian Alternative Mortgage Market ...The Motley Fool Canada

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'It's rattled some nerves': police advisory puts real-estate agents on edge - CBC.ca

Real Estate News - October 18, 2017 - 9:17am

CBC.ca

'It's rattled some nerves': police advisory puts real-estate agents on edge
CBC.ca
Real-estate agents are on edge in the wake of police advisories about a man with a long criminal history now living in St. John's. That's according the CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Realtors. "Particularly the strength of the ...

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The Future of Canadian Real Estate Prices Part 2: Modeling - Better Dwelling

Real Estate News - October 18, 2017 - 9:09am

Better Dwelling

The Future of Canadian Real Estate Prices Part 2: Modeling
Better Dwelling
If Canadian real estate prices won't wait for incomes, what happens next? Last week the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) asked me to speak at their Housing Finance Symposium. If you haven't read part one of my notes, it's worth ...
Protectionism, tariffs could slam housing market, CMHC warnsThe Globe and Mail
How resilient is Canadian housing to a US-style crash? Plunging oil prices? Here's the CMHC stress test resultFinancial Post

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What the new mortgage rules mean for the lending market - Financial Post

Real Estate News - October 18, 2017 - 6:57am

Financial Post

What the new mortgage rules mean for the lending market
Financial Post
Insured mortgages, which were already subject to the stress test, were down 4.5 per cent on the year, according to OFSI data, while uninsured mortgage credit grew 17 per cent. While this is partly related to the rising prices of Canadian real estate ...

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Is US real estate marketplace Zillow coming to Canada? - BuzzBuzzNews

Real Estate News - October 18, 2017 - 6:05am

BuzzBuzzNews

Is US real estate marketplace Zillow coming to Canada?
BuzzBuzzNews
Seattle-based Zillow is exploring adding Canadian listings to its popular real estate search site. Zillow spokesperson Emily Heffter confirmed to BuzzBuzzNews that the company was “looking into adding Canadian listings” but does not have anything to ...

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Critics say new mortgage rules will push borrowers to unregulated lenders - The Globe and Mail

Real Estate News - October 17, 2017 - 2:41pm

Financial Post

Critics say new mortgage rules will push borrowers to unregulated lenders
The Globe and Mail
However, some working in the real estate sector warned that the changes will go too far to cut home sales in Canada and reduce prices, especially in weaker markets. Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, which represents 70,000 real ...
Canada's banking watchdog sets tougher rules for mortgage lending ...Financial Post
It's Official, Canadian Real Estate Buyers To Face OSFI's Tighter Mortgage Regulations (B-20)Better Dwelling
OSFI sets new mortgage rules, including stress test for uninsured ...CBC.ca
MarketWatch -Bloomberg -VICE News
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Canada's banking watchdog sets tougher rules for mortgage lending - Financial Post

Real Estate News - October 17, 2017 - 8:00am

Financial Post

Canada's banking watchdog sets tougher rules for mortgage lending
Financial Post
1, along with earlier measures taken by government and regulators to tamp down skyrocketing house prices in some pockets of Canada's real estate market, particularly in Vancouver and Toronto. Scott Chan, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity, has forecast ...
Critics say new mortgage rules will push borrowers to unregulated lendersThe Globe and Mail
New mortgage stress test to hit 'move-up' home buyersToronto Star
It's Official, Canadian Real Estate Buyers To Face OSFI's Tighter Mortgage Regulations (B-20)Better Dwelling
CBC.ca -MarketWatch -Bloomberg
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RBC CEO backs new measures to help cool housing markets - The Globe and Mail

Real Estate News - October 16, 2017 - 4:51pm

The Globe and Mail

RBC CEO backs new measures to help cool housing markets
The Globe and Mail
Royal Bank of Canada's chief executive voiced support for new rules to help cool hot housing markets a day before Canada's banking regulator is expected to unveil new stress tests for uninsured mortgages. Dave McKay believes further dampening of the ...

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Canada may be entering 'sweet part' of business cycle, Stephen Poloz says - Toronto Star

Real Estate News - October 16, 2017 - 11:39am

Toronto Star

Canada may be entering 'sweet part' of business cycle, Stephen Poloz says
Toronto Star
Canada's economy may be entering into a “sweet part” of the business cycle where it can run at a faster pace without triggering inflation pressure, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said. Poloz, speaking to reporters Saturday in Washington, said ...

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The investor behind The Big Short says Canada is 'ripe' for a severe ... - Financial Post

Real Estate News - October 16, 2017 - 11:07am

Financial Post

The investor behind The Big Short says Canada is 'ripe' for a severe ...
Financial Post
Canada's housing market is “ripe for a pretty severe correction” with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce the most vulnerable, according to Steve Eisman, ...
The man behind “The Big Short” sees trouble in CanadaCanadianBusiness.com

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The investor behind The Big Short says Canada is 'ripe' for a severe housing correction - Financial Post

Real Estate News - October 16, 2017 - 11:07am

Financial Post

The investor behind The Big Short says Canada is 'ripe' for a severe housing correction
Financial Post
While Canada's subprime mortgage market is much smaller than in the U.S., real estate prices in the country have risen more, said Eisman, who was featured in Michael Lewis's book “The Big Short.” Regulations that Canadian authorities are putting in ...
The man behind “The Big Short” sees trouble in CanadaCanadianBusiness.com

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Canada's housing 'ripe' for severe correction, CIBC most exposed, warns the man behind The Big Short - Financial Post

Real Estate News - October 16, 2017 - 10:52am

Financial Post

Canada's housing 'ripe' for severe correction, CIBC most exposed, warns the man behind The Big Short
Financial Post
While Canada's subprime mortgage market is much smaller than in the U.S., real estate prices in the country have risen more, said Eisman, who was featured in Michael Lewis's book “The Big Short.” Regulations that Canadian authorities are putting in ...

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Canadian dollar dips as NAFTA doubts offset oil rally - The Globe and Mail

Real Estate News - October 13, 2017 - 4:46pm

The Globe and Mail

Canadian dollar dips as NAFTA doubts offset oil rally
The Globe and Mail
The resale of Canadian homes grew 2.1 per cent in September from August, led by gains in Toronto and Vancouver, suggesting national sales may be stabilizing after cooling sharply in the spring, the Canadian Real Estate Association said. Canadian ...

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Sears Canada liquidation approved by court: 'It's the end of an era' - Toronto Star

Real Estate News - October 13, 2017 - 1:34pm

Toronto Star

Sears Canada liquidation approved by court: 'It's the end of an era'
Toronto Star
The shutdown of Sears will release 16 million square feet of retail space into the retail real estate market in Canada, two years after Target decamped, leaving 140 properties to fill. How hard it will hit that market and the shareholders who invest in ...
Small Canadian cities brace for pending Sears store closuresCTV News
Sears Canada Wins Court Approval to Liquidate Remaining StoresBloomberg

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Flat Canadian Real Estate Prices While Incomes Catch Up? Nope - Better Dwelling

Real Estate News - October 13, 2017 - 9:42am

Better Dwelling

Flat Canadian Real Estate Prices While Incomes Catch Up? Nope
Better Dwelling
Canadian real estate prices made huge climbs, and experts are saying incomes will catch up. This week one of our founders was invited by a government organization to talk about the Future of Home Prices. In typical Better Dwelling style, he started ...
Average Canadian house price up 3% in past 12 months, CREA ...CBC.ca
Canada housing market rebound seen in mid-2018 as sales rise for second month in a rowFinancial Post
Canadian home sales edge up again in September - CNWCanada NewsWire (press release)

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Average Canadian house price up 3% in past 12 months, CREA says - CBC.ca

Real Estate News - October 13, 2017 - 8:39am

CBC.ca

Average Canadian house price up 3% in past 12 months, CREA says
CBC.ca
The average price of a Canadian home rose by three per cent in the year up to September, even as sales came in 11 per cent lower than they were a year ago. The Canadian Real Estate Association said Friday that the deceleration in price gains largely ...
Canada housing market rebound seen in mid-2018 as sales rise for second month in a rowFinancial Post
Canadian home sales edge up again in SeptemberCanada NewsWire (press release)

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