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Calgary a bright light among Canadian housing markets – Calgary Herald – Calgary Herald

Calgary Herald Calgary a bright light among Canadian housing markets – Calgary Herald Calgary Herald CALGARY — Calgary’s resale housing market continued to shine in April compared with the rest of the country as the city recorded the best year-over-year price growth and the biggest annual sales increase among major markets. The Canadian Real Estate…

Flaherty dismisses fears over Canada’s housing market – CityNews

CityNews Flaherty dismisses fears over Canada’s housing market CityNews A new Teranet house price report released Tuesday showed home price increases slipped to two per cent in April from 2.6 per cent in March. Analysts noted that was the weakest performance since the recession for April, traditionally a good month for … Jim Flaherty pleased…

New home construction shows signs of life for housing market – WSFA

New home construction shows signs of life for housing market WSFA New home construction shows signs of life for housing market. Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 6:44 … It’s one reason local home builders tell us they’re seeing record sales this year–something they haven’t seen sinceMore >>. Housing prices are on the …

Is Canada’s Housing Market Falling Apart? – AOL Real Estate (blog)

Edmonton Journal Is Canada’s Housing Market Falling Apart? AOL Real Estate (blog) In West Vancouver, which is sometimes said to be the wealthiest municipality in Canada, home prices have fallen 5.6 percent. Sales are down 20 percent from a year ago. Vancouver is not alone. All over Canada there is fear that the country is…

Obama touts ‘healing’ US housing market – The Hill (blog)

ABC News Obama touts ‘healing’ US housing market The Hill (blog) … part of a housing market that once drove the financial meltdown and resulting recession, but now is making a comeback seven years after the collapse. “Sales are up. Foreclosures are down. Construction is expanding. And thanks to rising home prices … President Obama’s…

Denver housing market recovers but sellers remain scarce – Denver Post

Denver housing market recovers but sellers remain scarce Denver Post Yates and her husband plan to put three properties on the market, after finally seeing enough appreciation to make it worthwhile, and they don’t expect it will take long for them to sell. The median price of homes sold in metro Denver last month rose…

How the Housing Market Rose From the Dead – But Is It Really Back? – Fox Business

Wall Street Journal How the Housing Market Rose From the Dead – But Is It Really Back? Fox Business Historically low interest rates; home sales up in the double digits with February’s existing-home sales hitting their highest level in three years; new-home construction breaking the one million mark for the first time since June of…

Canada’s Housing Market: The Next Big Short? – CNBC.com – CNBC.com

CNBC.com Canada’s Housing Market: The Next Big Short? – CNBC.com CNBC.com The news agency said he added that the housing market is troubled and estimated the domestic funding gap for the six big Canadian banks at roughly $427 billion. House prices in Canada have doubled in the last ten years, according to the Teranet ……

A look inside Seattle’s competitive housing market – KING5.com

KOMO News A look inside Seattle’s competitive housing market KING5.com “The industry generally says a five to seven month supply of homes available for sale, both new construction and re-sale, is what’s normal – and we’re sitting at less than a two month supply in King County,” he said. Because of that, he said buyers…