- Financial Insights is now TheEconomicAnalyst.com
- Very important message to my readers
- 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: real estate
A quick note to my readers: Posts will be a bit sparse over the next two weeks while the final bugs are worked out of the new site. Within a couple weeks, this blog will exist no more. The transition … Continue reading
Understanding the driver of asset bubbles Perhaps the greatest distinction between those economists who have correctly identified asset bubbles in the past and those whose economic models failed to identify them is the ability of the former group to recognize … Continue reading
It’s that time of the month again. Time to turn our eyes to the month end sales data from the big real estate boards. Frankly these numbers may well be meaningless until a clear trend can be established next month. … 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
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
We’re discussing the questionable findings of a Bank of America Merril Lynch report titled “Our Homes Have Four Walls” in which they argue that strict lending standards and the generally conservative nature of the Canadian consumer will allow house prices … Continue reading