home prices

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Red tape—not greedy companies—drives Canada’s housing crisis

A recent report showed that Canada has fewer housing units per capita than any other G7 country.


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Ottawa’s new ‘greener’ homes program will cost much more than it’s worth

The program will likely mainly benefit middle- and upper-income households.


11:59AM
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U.S. cities increase affordability while housing costs rise in Canada’s major centres

In some Canadian cities, housing costs grew more than 50 per cent faster than incomes.


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How Ottawa can tackle the housing shortage

The federal government recently committed $1.37 billion to two major rapid transit projects in Metro Vancouver.


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After three years of squeezing demand, governments should target housing supply

The laws of supply and demand apply to housing, like any other good.


5:35PM
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B.C. government acknowledges how land-use regulations help determine home prices

Supply elasticity is a central factor in any analysis of home-price growth.


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If millennials have no money, how can house prices be high?

Over time, the main drivers of home prices are incomes and interest rates.


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Feds should not get more involved in housing markets

Average home prices are up almost 60 per cent in the GTA and 70 per cent in Metro Vancouver.