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Debunking the Gentrification Myth

For residents of economically vibrant cities like New York and San Francisco, there are few facts of life more salient than ever-­rising real estate values. And with that comes pain among working-class families who increasingly can’t afford to live in cities they have called home for years. 410 more words

Real Estate

Three economic factors under RBA’s radar for a prospective interest rate cut

The updates coming from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) relating to a probable interest rate cut in the month of August 2016 based on their July meeting, hinge on three key economic factors. 823 more words

Elizabeth Warren Wants an Investigation Into Airbnb-Style Rentals

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday called for a regulatory probe into whether short-term rental websites such as Airbnb are taking housing away from long-term renters and pushing up prices. 320 more words

Tech

Justin Trudeau says Canada must address housing affordability 'crisis'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will get a first-hand look at the housing affordability crisis in Vancouver as he sits down with a round table of experts and politicians Friday to discuss the issue. 444 more words

Canada

The Subprime Mortgage Is Back: It's 2008 All Over Again

Apparently the biggest banks in the US didn’t learn their lesson the first time around…

Because a few days ago, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and many of the usual suspects made a stunning announcement that they would start making crappy subprime loans once again! 864 more words

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales down month-over-month

OTTAWA – Canadian home sales started off the year at a torrid pace, fuelled by Vancouver and Toronto, but the Canadian Real Estate Association says sales in the country’s hottest markets are expected to slow in the second half in the face of high prices and a shortage of available properties. 373 more words

Canada

April 2016 Housing Market Update

Home sales remain at record levels across Metro Vancouver

April sales were 41.7% above the 10-year sales average for the month. 96 more words

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