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CREA wants parents to help their kids buy homes by tapping into RRSPs

VANCOUVER — The federal government should allow parents who want to help their offspring with the purchase of a home to tap into their retirement savings, says The Canadian Real Estate Association, which also wants the maximum withdrawal limit bumped up by $10,000. 607 more words

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2018 could be a ‘scary year’ as housing correction puts some debt-ridden Canadians under water

OTTAWA — A drop in Canadian home prices has put some recent buyers under water, particularly in Toronto, the nation’s largest market, just as rising interest rates and record levels of household debt have put the squeeze on borrowers. 495 more words

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Canada housing market rebound seen in mid-2018 as sales rise for second month in a row

OTTAWA — The number of homes sold in September climbed for the second month in a row after a slowdown earlier this year that was led by a cooling in the Toronto market. 408 more words


Canadian home sales expected to drop to lowest level in 3 years

MONTREAL — Canadian home sales are expected to drop to their lowest level in three years in 2018, driven largely by a decline in Ontario, the Canadian… 471 more words


Saint John recovering from real estate market drought

Mired in a years long slump, recent figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association suggest the Saint John housing market is on the rebound.

Numbers show homes in the Saint John region, stretching from St. 227 more words


Canadian home prices in July down from a year ago, CREA says

OTTAWA – The number of homes sold in July fell for the fourth consecutive month as sales in what have been the hottest and most expensive markets – Toronto and Vancouver – slowed. 394 more words


June home sales fall 6.7%, biggest monthly decline since 2010

OTTAWA – Home sales in June posted their largest monthly drop in seven years, driven by a plunge in the Greater Toronto market, the Canadian Real Estate Association… 460 more words