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Housing starts in Vancouver fall to lowest level since 2011: CMHC
Home construction is slowing down in British Columbia, with housing starts in Vancouver falling to their lowest level in more than five years, according to the latest data from Canada Mortgage and...
The Canadian Press
Nov 8th, 2016
CMHC raises its overall risk rating for national housing market to strong
There is growing evidence of risk in the country's real estate markets as home prices have climbed faster than income and population growth, a report by Canada's federal housing agency says. Canada...
The Canadian Press
Oct 26th, 2016
CMHC raises red flag about housing, cites spillover from Toronto, Vancouver
The head of the federal housing agency is raising a red flag about the state of Canada's real estate sector, saying affordability concerns have spilled over from the country's two most expensive...
Oct 17th, 2016
Evidence of overvalued home prices grows in a number of markets: CMHC
There is mounting evidence that house prices in a number of Canadian cities — including Vancouver, Saskatoon and Hamilton — are out of whack with incomes and other economic fundamentals, according to...
Apr 27th, 2016
You're poorer than you think
When we purchased a house in Kelowna a few years ago, I was amazed at the lightning speed with which banks would extend my line of credit. True, the provincially assessed value of the house did...
Oct 11th, 2012
Mulcair announces NDP strategy to invest in co-op housing
Speaking to press at the downtown Woodward’s building, the NDP leadership frontrunner announced his party’s plan to prioritize affordable housing.
Feb 21st, 2012
Home Front: Canada's housing markets keep a steady pace
Canada's housing markets are forecast to remain steady for another two years, according to a new report released on Monday. The national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (...
Feb 13th, 2012
We're a little less house-poor than last year
Canadians are putting more down, taking out less-risky mortgages.
Nov 29th, 2011