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SNC-Lavalin scandal drowning out housing crisis concerns, Vancouver Granville candidates say

Published: 2019-09-24T20:37:30Z 

SNC-Lavalin scandal drowning out housing crisis concerns, Vancouver ... non-market housing units in Vancouver near the bottom of some news articles. ... In July, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives found that a ...

How are the federal parties promising to make your life more affordable?

Published: 2019-09-24T17:03:45Z 

Loosen the mortgage qualification stress test so first-time home buyers ... Re-introduce a 30-year mortgage from the Canada Mortgage and Housing .... Housing Corporation to focus on developing affordable non-market and co-ops.

Andrew Scheer is dreaming of a stress-free mortgage

Published: 2019-09-24T16:30:00Z 

Andrew Scheer is dreaming of a stress-free mortgage ... measures that prevented a Canadian housing collapse similar to the U.S. recession of 2008. ... he's yet to justify the third, which appeared in a video released by Global News.

Four 'niche' REITs target specific CRE sectors

Published: 2019-09-24T15:56:15Z 

While office, industrial, retail and multiresidential dominate the Canadian real estate investment trust market, a panel at the recent RealREIT ...

Bank of Canada : Canadian Homeowners Have Extracted Hundreds of Billions In Equity

Published: 2019-09-24T15:01:14Z 

It's a twofer – home prices rise and the economy gets a boost. ... Canadian homeowners extracted a lot of equity, between refinancing and .... National property values increased $333 billion in 2015, the most recent StatCan estimate.

Conservatives Announce Housing Plan

Published: 2019-09-24T14:48:45Z 

... young Canadians," Scheer said. "As Prime Minister, I will fix his bad policies and work to get more homes on the market to lower the price of housing ...

Toronto just gets more expensive, for owners and renters alike

Published: 2019-09-24T11:03:45Z 

"The national average price is heavily skewed by sales in the GVA and GTA, two of Canada's most active and expensive housing markets," CREA ...

Scheer promises improved conditions in the Canadian housing market

Published: 2019-09-24T11:03:45Z 

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has vowed to remove the stress test from mortgage renewals, and to reinstitute 30-year terms to help make ...

Vancouver prices suffer decline while much of Canada goes up

Published: 2019-09-24T11:03:45Z 

Vancouver defied the national housing price trend in August, being the only major market to have seen an annual decline during that month. The latest ...

Tory plan to ease mortgage stress-test rules may increase debt, raise prices

Published: 2019-09-23T21:33:45Z 

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's pledge to extend mortgage ... The stress test has helped reduce house prices in Canada by 3.4 per cent ...

Statement from The Canadian Real Estate Association in response to the Conservative Party ...

Published: 2019-09-23T20:40:19Z 

Ottawa, ON, September 23, 2019 — With Election 2019 underway, CREA welcomes today's announcement that a Conservative government would ...

Home Capital Gives Canada's Mortgage -Backed Market a Boost

Published: 2019-09-23T19:52:30Z 

(Bloomberg) -- Home Capital Group Inc. plans to issue residential mortgage-backed securities regularly, a sign that Bank of Canada efforts to jump ...

Scheer pledges to allow longer mortgages, remove 'stress test' for renewals

Published: 2019-09-23T16:24:44Z 

Statistics Canada reported in August that the median mortgage debt of ... and work to get more homes on the market to lower the price of housing.".

Scheer pledges to scrap mortgage stress test for renewals as part of housing plan

Published: 2019-09-23T14:56:30Z 

The move at the time was meant to address the growing debt burden on Canadians. A major factor in the panic that locked up financial markets in the ...