Canada home prices fall the most since 2008

Canada’s benchmark home price fell by the most in nearly a decade last month as Toronto led a fourth straight decline in sales. The nationwide benchmark home price declined 1.5% to C$607,100 ($476,000) from June, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Tuesday, the largest drop since the previous recession.

Home prices in Vancouver heated up again since the middle of 2017 as demand-supply conditions tightened. We expect that the price trajectory will level off over the remainder of this year. Alberta: We project the provincial market to remain largely flat overall in 2018 with minimal increases of 0.7% in home resales and 1.0% in aggregate prices.

Home prices in Vancouver, B.C., fell 1.9 percent in November from a month earlier, the most in a decade, extending a recent run of declines for Canada’s most expensive real estate market.

In Alberta house prices are relatively stable in 2016 after falling in 2015. In 2017 house sales have fallen in Canada and prices have stabalised in most provinces. A 20% down payment rule came into effect in 2018 and together with a stress test on mortgage applications house prices are expected to ease slightly.

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Canada real estate price in free fall? Hi, there. Is Canada house prices in free fall? What if I were to tell you the Greater Toronto Area real estate market has not seen such substantial declines.

It’s a steeper drop off from that 3.7% down all the way to -1.6 or -1.7 in just a few months. The 2008 one happened over a whole year and only came down from 1.0% to -1.8 or -1.9. Meanwhile my neighbour just sold his home and there was a bidding war raising the price.

The subprime mortgage crisis of 2007-10 stemmed from an earlier expansion of mortgage credit, including to borrowers who previously would have had difficulty getting mortgages, which both contributed to and was facilitated by rapidly rising home prices.

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