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BMO: Overseas buyers mainly responsible for Toronto, Victoria price growth

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Posted by Canadian Real Estate Wealth

on Friday, 27 January 2017 14:51

1468459295632“We have enough history now to distinguish the clear divergence between Vancouver (down) and Toronto (still straight up),” BMO chief economist Douglas Porter wrote in a January 24 client note, as quoted by BuzzBuzzHome.
 
Porter stated that sufficient time has passed to make a proper evaluation of these leading markets...

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Canadian home sales surge in December, but market troubles imminent

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Posted by Canadian Real Estate Wealth

on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 08:45

canadahousingrealtorrealestateSales of homes across Canada rallied by 2.2 per cent month-over-month in December after November transactions suffered some weakness in the wake of stricter mortgage rules, according to a new report from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
 
Home prices also went up by 3.5 per cent year-over-year in the same month, up to $470,661.

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...related from Ozzie Jurock: 

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Canada 6-City Housing & the Plunge-O-Meter

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Posted by Brian Ripley's Canadian Real Estate Charts

on Friday, 13 January 2017 06:00

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​The chart above shows the average detached housing prices for Vancouver*, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto*, Ottawa* and Montréal* (the six Canadian cities with over a million people each) as well as the average of the sum of VancouverCalgary and Toronto condo (apartment) prices on the left axis. ​On the right axis is the seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of MLS® Residential Sales across Canada (one month lag).

....for larger chart and analysis go HERE



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Real Estate Forecast 2017

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Posted by Michael Campbell & Ozzie Jurock

on Monday, 09 January 2017 07:17

Ozzie Jurock first covers the 2016 year end real estate numbers, the big story being Toronto up powerfully. Victoria, Vancouver and other cities in BC have seen sharp decreases in single family homes, though increases in condo sales.

....related: Surprising New Forecast For Mortgages

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Commentary: Small-space living increasingly popular among the youth

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Posted by Canadian Real Estate Wealth

on Friday, 30 December 2016 08:58

adDownsized condominium units are becoming increasingly popular option among Canada’s young buyers—an unavoidable development in a fiscal climate characterized by static income growth and ever-rising costs.

...continue reading HERE

 

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