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- Inflation tops expectations.....is a rate hike now all but assured?; Will Canada be 'going dutch'?
- Stocks sell off as S&P cuts US outlook; Does a drop in foreign demand for Canadian bonds signal rising fixed interest rates?; Greek restructuring would be "catastrophic"
- How important is construction to economic growth and employment across Canada?: Part 2
- China's property bubble at risk?; What is driving oil prices?; Greek bond yields explode as Germany states support for restructuring
- How important is construction to economic growth and employment across Canada?: Part 1
- Bank of Canada holds the line; Royal LePage releases 'research report'; "Canadian 30 year olds are screwed!"
- Measuring the potential economic impact of a housing bust
- "Housing: Real Insanity".....Great article in Canadian Business
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Tag Archives: house prices
In part 1 of this series we looked at construction employment as a percentage of total employment, and residential construction as a percent of GDP for all provinces from BC east to Ontario. If you haven’t read that post, make … Continue reading
Note to my readers: Due to some technical problems, I was not able to make any posts this weekend. My apologies. In part 1 of this mini series, we examined house prices from BC east to Ontario. Today we will … Continue reading
Introduction I recently highlighted the fact that aggregate Canadian house prices appear to be significantly overvalued relative to GDP per capita (one of the key determinents of income….all things being equal, higher income levels should equate to higher house prices). … Continue reading
I continue to work with some CREA data to find historic relationships between house prices and other factors. I posted earlier on the historic correlation between house prices and per capita GDP, which shows significant overvaluation on a nation wide … Continue reading
You may recall that David Madani from Capital Economics released two reports earlier this year which were exactly in line with the preditions on this blog. In the first report, he outlined his concerns about the Canadian real estate market, focusing on … Continue reading
I’m currently working with some data to show the historic relationship between house prices in Canada and various other factors such as inflation, population growth, immigration, income, mortgage debt, rents, etc. I’ll share the data as I complete it and … Continue reading
I have to apologize for my short posts lately. I will be back to more in depth analysis shortly, but this is a very busy time for me. I would like to very quickly discuss the cool interactive global property … Continue reading
Steve Keen is a professor at the University of Western Sydney and is the author of several great books on economics. He also writes the fantastic economics blog, “Debt Deflation“. If you aren’t familiar with his work, you owe it … Continue reading
Macleans: “Two charts you need to see about commodities and the housing market”; Shiller on the psychology of housing bubbles
Hat tip to DR for sending this link: Two charts you need to see about commodities and the housing market– Macleans Veeeeery interesting article. Some key quotes and graphs: “The above chart is from this week’s magazine story. It tracks … Continue reading
BMO releases draft housing outlook Thanks to TH for sending this my way. In keeping up with Scotia’s housing forecast released earlier this week, BMO has released a similar draft document: Canadian Housing Outloook- 2011 Some key quotes: Over time, … Continue reading