house prices

Canadian real estate prices see biggest drop worldwide

Canada’s housing market was the fastest rising in the world, just a few months ago. Now we’re claiming the opposite title.

Toronto’s deflating housing bubble, in one chart

The next few months will be crucial in determining whether the Toronto housing market has simply stumbled, or if this is the start of a deeper correction

Canada’s housing bubble looks disturbingly familiar

On several key metrics, Canada’s housing market has far surpassed the U.S. at its peak

The Bank of Canada’s muddled message on house prices

Stephen Poloz refuses to say whether Canada’s housing market is in a bubble. But he does have one message: don’t blame him for soaring prices

Stephen Poloz: ‘No one wins a trade war. Everybody loses.’

A Q&A with the Bank of Canada governor about rising protectionism, soaring house prices and why he isn’t convinced the economy has turned a corner

Population growth isn’t driving Toronto house prices. So what is?

While Toronto house prices have soared, the latest census figures show population growth in the city has begun to slow

Canada’s economy is hostage to the housing bubble

The debate over B.C.’s new tax on foreign buyers exposes how badly the Canadian economy needs ridiculously unsustainable house prices to keep rising

Is owning a home the best job in town?

The gains from soaring house prices in Toronto and Vancouver are dwarfing paycheques from even the best-paying jobs in those cities

Canada’s not-so-great expectations about house prices

Why the Bank of Canada is so worried about the unrealistic expectations driving house prices in Toronto and Vancouver

What Canada’s average house price will get you in the U.S.

Despite the weak loonie, Canada’s average house price of $478,100 is enough to snatch nice digs in many of America’s largest cities.

Why the oil crash is bad for Canadian house prices

The “virtuous circles” of rising oil prices, higher incomes and booming house prices, are about to turn “vicious”