Friday , 10 July 2020


Housing

Where Does Your City Rank In Real Estate Development?

Toronto is still the King of North American real estate development according to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Crane Index that shows Toronto had 120 active construction cranes in July...[which is] more than twice the number of active construction cranes than the next city on the list. Where does your city rank? Here's the list.

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Warning: The CMHC Thinks Canadian Real Estate Is Highly Overvalued

Every quarter the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Crown agency in charge of Canadian housing research, publish a report on how real estate fundamentals (interest rates, disposable income, and price acceleration) are looking.They then publish a color graded warning system for real estate. Here’s what they had to say about the country’s largest markets.

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National Average Rent Jumps To An All-Time High

Fewer than expected apartment deliveries this year increased competition among existing units, pushing up the national average rent by another 3.1% - the highest monthly increase in 18 months - to $1,412 in August, an all time high.

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Many Canadians Facing An Uncertain Future – Here’s Why

Easy credit and rising home prices have created a debt trap for many Canadians, and many face an uncertain future. With household debt already at an unprecedented level, and little savings to cushion a financial blow, many homeowners will not be able to refinance their current mortgage debt.

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