Tuesday , 26 May 2020


Housing

U.S. Housing Market Should Continue Strong Until 2020, Then Subside Through 2025 – Here’s Why

Demographics have been a tailwind for the housing market increasing the pool of potential first buyers on the order of roughly 250,000 households per year since 2010. An analysis of the situation below shows that the strong demographic tailwind in the housing market should continue through 2020, and thereafter, while not turning into a headwind, gradually subside through roughly 2025.

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Canada’s Financial Condition Much Worse Than That Of the U.S.: A Comparison In 5 Revealing Charts

On a real basis, Canadian housing prices experienced a much smaller, shorter decrease in prices during the financial crisis and a much larger, longer increase in prices during the recovery. When you couple this unfathomable rise in housing prices with near-record high household debt-to-income ratios, the Canadian housing bubble starts to look scary should the tide turn. No one knows when insanity like this will come to an end. Bubbles are like an avalanche", the longer they build up, the worse they will be when they eventually destabilize but it most likely will be the result of higher rates

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The BIS Just Flagged Canada For A Financial Crisis! Here’s Why

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) quarterly review of central banks is an exhaustive assessment of banking indicators looking for any signs that could lead to stress at domestic banks and Canada is now flashing a warning signal for all four categories, which would typically lead to a financial crisis.

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10 Real Estate Calculations To Help You Analyze An Investment Property Effectively

Investing in a property can be exciting, but taking the time to properly analyze your deal is paramount. In some cases, what may seem like a good deal at first glance may actually cause financial pitfalls long-term. Similarly, when comparing two or more possible investment opportunities, one property may seem to offer a great investment up front, while the other actually offers the best return over time. In order to uncover the best possible investment deals, commit the following real estate investing calculations to memory:

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Global Home Prices Are On the Rise – Here’s A Country By Country Ranking

Global home prices are on the rise, and numbers from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the monetary policy arm of the UN, show that Canada ranks amongst the top ten of all of their housing indicators. While that sounds like a good thing, the IMF generally warns that too much growth means overvaluation. Overvaluation requires a correction, and if it goes too high, even a crash.

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