Archive | April, 2012

8 Top Economic Reasons For a Housing Correction in Canada

Canadian are at unprecedented levels of debt – 150% over average income The Key Interest Rates are at artificially low levels –1% The price of housing is at 4.5 Times average income (11x in Vancouver), higher than the historical average mean of two to there. Federal and Provincial authorities are providing very low standards for […]

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Overpriced Vancouver Homes

1016 East 7th Ave, Vancouver MLS® Number V930461 Listing Price: $899,000 (notice the boarded up windows!)

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Canada Housing Bubble – Part 2

From the previous post of the Canada housing bubble part 1, we showed that Canadians are stretched far beyond the limits of debt, with debt-income levels at similar levels to the United States before their housing collapse. However, the million dollar question is, for how long can this last? Before we can answer that question, […]

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Canada Housing Bubble – Part 1

Real estate in Canada in recent years has seen some attractive appreciation despite the 2008 crash of us real-estate price. This trend of higher home prices has continued, especially for western provinces of Canada. Although, higher home price has been seen in other parts of the world, most notably; China, Australia and the UK. Although, […]

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