Housing market remains sluggish in Canada despite March rebound

“We ended the year with a strong quarter despite. he said. Canada’s “housing market’s cooling, people are bringing up their savings rate a bit,” Dutta said. In addition, fiscal tightening in Europe.

Economic data out the gate this week were broadly positive- U.S. real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 3.2% in Q1-2019, durable goods orders rebounded in March and the S&P 500 index reached its.

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This is despite strong employment and labour income growth and core measures of inflation that have continued to hover near 2 per cent. Part of that sharper slowdown came from weakness in household.

Affordability keeping some from listing their homes for sale This made many existing homeowners better off – though not enough to necessarily move up to costlier homes. And their decision to stay put has compounded the shortage of homes for sale. In the Dallas.

Canada’s housing market remains sluggish despite March rebound Canadian home sales and prices rebounded in March from a dismal showing a month earlier, but remained below historical averages. Home sales rose 0.9 per.

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Canadian home sales and prices rebounded in March from a dismal showing a month earlier, but remained below historical averages. Home sales rose 0.9% nationally while the benchmark price rose 0.8%, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday from Ottawa.

County home sales rebound in March. "The March sales figures show that buyer demand remains strong which is reflected in the steady rise in prices." The median price of a single-family home edged up 4 percent to $635,000 in March, though the price of condos and townhouses dropped 3 percent to about $412,000.

(Bloomberg) — Canadian home sales and prices rebounded in March from a dismal showing a month earlier, but remained below historical averages. Home sales rose 0.9 percent nationally while the benchmark price rose 0.8 percent, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday from Ottawa.

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