11/7/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Income, employment support demand for housing, but they're expected to slow, agency says. Rising mortgage rates are also expected to affect housing demand and the ... More

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  10/4/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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CMHC’s new guidelines that make it easier for self-employed borrowers to qualify for a mortgage came into effect on Oct 1.

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  8/15/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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There was a slight decline in the volume of new mortgage loans in 2017 according to an analysis of consumer credit data from CMHC.

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  7/19/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is making changes intended to make it easier for the self-employed to qualify for a mortgage

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  7/10/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canadian housing starts surged in June to one of the highest levels over the past decade, driven by new condominium developments in Toronto that reached a 30-year high for the ... More

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  7/4/2018 | Posted in Foreign Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Foreign ownership, speculation perceived to be the most influential factors according to a recent report by CMHC.

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  6/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The trend in housing starts was 216,362 units in May 2018, compared to 225,481 units in April 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

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  5/8/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The trend in housing starts was 225,696 units in April 2018, compared to 226,942 units in March 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

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  4/26/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada's housing market overall remains highly vulnerable for the seventh consecutive quarter mainly due to evidence of overvaluation and price acceleration observed in ... More

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  4/10/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The trend in housing starts was 226,842 units in March 2018, compared to 225,804 units in February 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

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  3/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Toronto and Vancouver’s real estate markets have responded to surging prices and a growing demand for homes with a supply of new housing that is “significantly ... More

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  2/8/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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New Canadian home prices stalled for the first time in almost three years, another signal that the boom in Toronto has been slowed by higher interest rates and tougher rules ... More

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  1/9/2018 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The trend in housing starts was 226,777 units in December 2017, compared to 226,178 units in November 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This ... More

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  12/10/2017 | Posted in New Developments by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts picked up in November, with condo building in Toronto driving the trend.  

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  11/16/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada’s housing agency is seeking more data on home loans from shadow lenders, amid concern rising levels of debt aren’t being adequately tracked and may increase ... More

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  10/27/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Moderate overvaluation and price acceleration continue to concern the CMHC which said Thursday that the Canadian housing market remains “highly vulnerable”.

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  10/10/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Conventional economic factors including population, incomes and borrowing costs accounted for less than half of the 40% surge in Toronto home prices between 2010 and 2016, ... More

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  10/2/2017 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The national housing agency is exploring ways to make it easier for entrepreneurs and new immigrants to buy a home by cutting some of the red tape required to prove they can ... More

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  10/2/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Individuals who take out a mortgage tend to have higher credit scores, according to a recent report by the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation.

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  9/11/2017 | Posted in Real Estate News by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts in August increased compared with July

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  8/30/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The market for insured mortgages has decreased due to new regulations introduced at the end of 2016.

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  8/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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New mortgages continue to grow in Canada, according to a new report. There were just over 1 million new mortgage loans funded in Canada last year — up 1.4% ... More

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  8/10/2017 | Posted in New Developments by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The federal housing agency says home construction picked up last month. The annual pace of urban home construction increased by 5.5 per cent to 206,122 units, driven by a ... More

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  8/9/2017 | Posted in Mortgage News by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The number of new mortgages continued higher in 2016 but the share of first-time buyers slipped, CMHC says. The crown corporation reports that there were just over 1 ... More

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  7/27/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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The recent downturn in Toronto's real estate market is expected to be brief, the federal housing agency said Wednesday.

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  7/11/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts in Canada picked up in June.

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  6/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Mortgage delinquency rates were low in Toronto and Vancouver during the fourth quarter of 2016, despite hot housing markets that have sent prices soaring, according to a new ... More

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  6/9/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canadian housing starts fell 8.6 per cent in May from April, a decline fuelled by a massive pullback in new home construction since Ontario moved to cool the housing market in ... More

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  6/7/2017 | Posted in Home Buyers by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Even after getting family help to make a down payment on a home, first-time buyers still worry about their financial situation, according to a new survey from ... More

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  5/30/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Forest Hill Real Estate CENTRAL
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Canada's housing agency saw a sharp decline in the number of home buyers who qualified for mortgage insurance under tougher rules implemented last fall.

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