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House prices: Examining inflation and supply/demand factors

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

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More signs of a coming condo glut

As I’ve noted before, the Toronto condo market is near its saturation point and looks set for a fall.   The city currently has 286 active condo projects currently underway, representing 73,953 units — by far the most of any city … Continue reading

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Housing: A bug in search of a windshield

Emotions… For some reason, most discussions about the future prospects of housing in Canada are emotionally charged.  We seem to have staked our collective national pride on the fact that we were able to stop a hemorrhaging real estate market … Continue reading

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Chinese investors in Vancouver: Is the HAM story more than just hogwash?

The Hot Asian Money (HAM) story just won’t go away.  I’ve already addressed this issue twice in prior posts.  But it’s like a bad fart….it just seems to linger. As I have said before, I don’t disagree that there are … Continue reading

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