Housing market remains sluggish in Canada despite March rebound

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"We are expecting this to be a sluggish year overall in Canada’s residential real estate market, with the hangover from the 2018 market correction and weaker economic growth acting as a drag on home price appreciation, balanced by lower for longer interest rates," says Phil Soper, president and CEO of Royal LePage, in the company’s.

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Canadian Real Estate. Housing Market Remains Sluggish in Canada Despite March Rebound. Bloomberg – Josh Wingrove. 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.

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The weakness in the housing market felt through much of last year has. imports of Australian coal indefinitely at five key ports. Despite the encouraging employment news the RBA remains firmly on.

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Employment fell by 7,200 in March, though this came on the heels of a strong February reading. Trend employment growth remains solid in Canada. more on real estate lending and benefit less from.

During calendar year 2018, the manufactured housing. Canada, orders were down 25% during the March quarter, as we saw a softening in British Columbia market along with Alberta and Saskatchewan. We.

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Real consumer spending and pending home sales surged in March, while consumer. to further stabilization in the housing market. However, vehicle sales were disappointing, falling 6% m/m in April to.