Thursday , 22 February 2018


Housing

Housing Bubble Threatens Financial Stability of Canada – Here’s Why

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Over the last 14 years, house prices in Canada have increased by 150%, twice as fast as in the U.S...[and] far outpacing household incomes. Any increase in interest rates would prick the bubble, and its implosion would trigger all sorts of mayhem to the point that the Canadian government has expressed concerned that such an event would be a significant risk to the "stability of the financial system".

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Average American Can’t Afford To Own A House – Here’s Why

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Regular home buyers are wondering why they are unable to partake in the American Dream of owning a home now that they actually have to document their income and put some skin in the game. The reason is that the current median selling price of $201,000 puts real estate out of reach for most Americans earning the typical $50,000 a year unless they go into massive levels of debt. They are too broke to own a home!

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China’s Debt Binge & Buying Spree Is About to Burst!

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When it comes to reckless money creation, China is the king. Over the past five years Chinese bank assets have been fueled by the greatest private debt binge that the world has ever seen. Unfortunately for China (and for the rest of us), there are lots of signs that the gigantic debt bubble in China is about to burst, and when that does happen the entire world is going to feel the pain. Let me explain.

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Is a Real Estate Bust Coming to Canada – Finally?

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The Canadian housing market is headed for a significant bust, in my view. It's going to be a repeat of the 2008 mortgage bubble deflation. Only it's happening to the north. People will lose a lot of money but those who understand and are properly positioned may gain fortunes.

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Talk of “Bright Future” for Real Estate Just a Bunch of Nonsense – Here’s Why

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All of this talk about a "bright future" for real estate is just a bunch of nonsense. The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasuries is starting to rise aggressively again and, because mortgage rates tend to follow such increases, mortgage rates are going up. As monthly payments go up less people will be able to afford to buy homes at current prices and this will force home prices down. As such, another great real estate crash is inevitable. Let me explain further. Words: 995 ; Charts: 1

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