Tag: Housing starts

Creeping mortgage rates are part of housing market's soft landing

By: The Super Broker

The reports of the demise of Canada's housing sector appear to have been greatly exaggerated. According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey, housing prices across the country continue to post relatively modest gains, and home loans have been kept in check, leading to market stability. And, defying those who had predicted an imminent collapse, …

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Canada's housing market to slowly rise by the end of 2013 and into 2014

By: The Super Broker

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) said that the housing market will pick up momentum in the later part of this year and into 2014. David George-Cosh said in a blog for The Wall Street Journal that if this prediction sounds familiar, it's because it's similar to the outlook of an agency report in February, but …

Canadian markets continue to see housing growth

By: The Super Broker

Despite indications of a housing cool down throughout the country, certain markets within Canada are continuing to see a boom in real estate activity.

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Housing market holds steady despite cool-down

By: The Super Broker

While the CMHC’s outlook leaving 2012 and going into 2013 predicts declines in new home construction, existing home sales are forecasted to rise.

Toronto

Gehry moves on huge condo project despite cooling market

By: The Super Broker

Gehry, the man Vanity Fair once described as “the most important architect of our age,” has unveiled plans for a gargantuan condominium project in downtown Toronto.

USA and Canada

Positive U.S. housing market could indicate great things for Canada

By: The Super Broker

In a recent article, we addressed the fact that analysts and mortgage pros are a bit concerned by the state of Canada’s housing market and likened it to a “slow-motion version of what happened in the U.S.”

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Canadian dollar, housing starts surpass economists' expectations

By: The Super Broker

In wonderful news of the month, the Canadian dollar is up and recently closed at a 13-month high. Way to go, loonie!

Building permits down, new construction could slow

By: The Super Broker

Canada may soon experience a slight slowing in the housing market – a key indicator of market growth was down in April, which could mean fewer homes on the market in the coming months.

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Canadians build quarter of a million new homes in April

By: The Super Broker

Like flowers blooming in the spring, the Canadian countryside has seen a veritable bouquet of new houses pop up in the last month.

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New Brunswick records increased housing starts for February

By: The Super Broker

A recent report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reveals that residential construction activity in New Brunswick’s urban centers increased in February.

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