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Canada's housing market 'remains a concern': IMF

OTTAWA – The International Monetary Fund issued a warning Wednesday that a hot housing market and mounting household debt represent key domestic risks to Canada’s economic growth. 415 more words

Canada

Unsold condos risk piling up, Canada's housing agency warns

The country’s government-backed housing agency is warning condo builders in certain big cities they need to sell more existing units before planning new ones. Specifically, Toronto and Montreal were singled out by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. 458 more words

Canada

Sticker Shock & Love At First Sight

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Home prices weren’t always something about which I was keenly aware.  I’ve bid on homes at auction, which needed major repairs, and sold them for more than my investment in money and time.  1,077 more words

New Old House

The Cruel Injustice of the Fed's Bubbles in Housing


by Charles Hugh Smith

As the generational war heats up, we should all remember the source of all the bubbles and all the policies that could only result in generational poverty: The Federal Reserve. 567 more words

America

Yukon Huang challenges your conventional knowledge about the Chinese economy

China is one of the most closely observed countries in the world, yet views about its economy are oftentimes contradictory. Take for instance the country’s growth model—conventional wisdom tells us that the share of fixed asset investment in China’s GDP is too high to be sustainable, and thus China urgently needs to balance its economy by reducing its reliance on investment. 1,450 more words

China