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Five things you should know before you start your work day on Feb. 24

Good morning. Editor Nicole MacAdam (@nicole_mac1) here. Costco is succeeding by playing by a different set of rules, the cost of any type of low-rise house in Toronto is now more than $1 million and securities regulators are creating a flexible regulation for fintech startups. 753 more words

Executive

China’s housing market starting to cool

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Chinese new home prices continued to moderate in January.

According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), prices rose by 0.2% in January, continuing the deceleration that began in the final quarter of last year. 769 more words

Mortgage Market Still Obstructs Lower Income Borrowers

The Mortgage Corner

Earlier this month, researchers at the Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center published some of their research on lending standards. Drawing on data from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, they found that lower-credit applicants accounted for only 33 percent of all applicants in 2015. 599 more words

Weekly Financial News

Pending Home Sales—Case-Shiller Prices Higher

The Mortgage Corner

Pending home sales picked up in December as solid increases in the South and West offset weakening activity in the Northeast and Midwest, according to the National Association of Realtors®. 478 more words

Weekly Financial News

Toronto Real Estate Board sees another year of double-digit price increases

TORONTO – The Toronto Real Estate Board is expecting another year of double-digit price increases and a similar number of property sales compared with 2016. 203 more words

Canada

The price of the roof over your head is...

The price for the roof over my head is not up for sale: the fact that the realtors push sales in this fashion is nonsense. Sure I get it, land is worth something – it has lead nations seeking self-sufficiency to pursue war, it has led neighbors to fight one another, it has even led animals in the wild to kill one another over grazing space and so forth (certain creatures are very territorial). 505 more words

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