BMO Financial Group: 2017 Economic Forecast
Canada’s regional economic growth landscape should become a little less rugged in 2017, with the gap between the best and worst performing provinces expected to narrow.
CMHC: Mortgage Performance Highlights
In its 2016 Q3 report, CMHC highlighted a few noteworthy mortgage performance insights found in the numbers.
Canadian home sales edge down from December to January
According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were down slightly in January 2017 on a month-over-month basis.
Canadian House Price Growth Remains Elevated: CMHC Reports
Canada saw house prices grow by 7 per cent year-over-year at the end of the third quarter of 2016 after adjusting for inflation. However, removing Ontario from the calculation would have seen house prices remain flat through to the third quarter.
CMHC: GTA Housing Prices Spilling Into Nearby Markets
According to a recent report by CMHC, the GTA’s high housing prices are spilling over into nearby markets, especially those within commuting distance.
Drywall Duty Report Recognizes Negative Impact on Builders, Renovators, Consumers and the Canadian Economy
The Tribunal has provided a number of recommendations to the Federal Government to mitigate the negative impacts on the residential industry.
Finalists of the 12th Annual Keystone Awards Announced
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association, Central Interior recently announced the 2017 finalists of the 12th Annual Keystone Awards.
HBA CEO’s Speak
A cross-country perspective on Canada’s housing market.
Five renovators. Five very different markets. Five opinions.
COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Driving Business Growth
This is not the construction industry you once knew. Four essential elements driving business growth.
New Technology for Energy Retrofits
With Canada awaiting details from the federal government on specific actions to meet our national climate change goals, the importance of improving the energy performance of existing homes is once again attracting attention.
TOOL TALK: Innovations
Snakes, saws and thermal breaks: a
selection of innovative products from
some of today’s top tool manufacturers.
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