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Bank of Canada lowers qualifying rate used in mortgage stress tests

Published: 2019-07-19T15:11:44Z 

This 15 basis point drop in the qualifying rate will not turn the housing market around in the hardest-hit regions, but it will be an incremental positive ...

Push provides a fascinating primer on why the cost of urban housing continues to skyrocket

Published: 2019-07-19T14:58:06Z 

Push provides a fascinating primer on why the cost of urban housing ... That would be Leilani Farha, a mild-mannered Canadian whose hifalutin title of ... phones than listening to her news that the global value of real estate assets ...

Bank of Canada lowers qualifying rate used in mortgage stress tests

Published: 2019-07-19T14:37:30Z 

"This 15 basis point drop in the qualifying rate will not turn the housing market around in the hardest-hit regions, but it will be an incremental positive ...

Bank of Canada lowers qualifying rate used in mortgage stress tests

Published: 2019-07-19T14:37:30Z 

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada has lowered the rate used by mortgage ... to tighten mortgage lending and take some of the risk out of the market.

Is it possible to rent affordably while making minimum wage in Metro Vancouver?

Published: 2019-07-19T00:16:07Z 

In Metro Vancouver, where rental housing is among the most expensive in Canada, those findings raise the question of whether it's at all possible for ...

There isn't a single 1- or 2-bed apartment in Kelowna that a minimum wage worker could afford ...

Published: 2019-07-18T17:37:30Z 

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives claims in its study that ... "The Canada Housing Benefit is a good short-term solution as we wait 10 years for the rental housing market to build up and then hopefully increase vacancy rates ...

Toronto Is The No. 1 City Canadians Want To Move To For Real Estate

Published: 2019-07-18T13:52:30Z 

If you thought Toronto's high house prices would prevent people from moving to the city, think again. According to a new survey, Toronto is the most ...

Rents in most Canadian cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners: study

Published: 2019-07-18T12:45:00Z 

"The Canada Housing Benefit is a good short-term solution as we wait 10 years for the rental housing market to build up and then hopefully increase ...