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Household debt in Canada hit a new all-time high in the just completed third quarter, but the tiny increase from the previous quarter suggests Canadians are reaching their limit on borrowing.
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Sales of homes in the Fort Smith region showed mixed results in November, with Crawford County beating November 2012's figures by 76.46% while Sebastian County's home sales figures dropped 25.98% for the same period.
After rapid gains, some of the hottest housing markets in the United States look like they are starting to roll over.
Housing markets in Vancouver and Kelowna rebounded in 2013 to lead the country with a 10 per cent growth in sales, according to Re/Max.
Americans ramped up spending at retail businesses in November, providing a boost to the economy just in time for the holidays.
Adam J. Wiederman , Daily Finance The average 401 balance has nearly doubled from its 2008 lows to $94,482 according to the Investment Company Institute .
A new forecast suggests Ontario home prices will rise about four per cent a year through 2016, down from a decade-long annual average of about six per cent.
While foreclosures remain a concern in select states, the number of U.S. homes entering the path to foreclosure or winding up repossessed by lenders has fallen to levels not seen in more than six years.
Housing prices have seen double-digit gains, Wall Street has hit record highs and the state's unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in October compared with 10.1 percent a year earlier.
Average sales for single-family homes in St. Albert dropped by almost 14 per cent in November compared to the same month last year, the Realtors Association of Edmonton reported in its monthly housing bulletin.
The year 2013 has been a good one for the housing sector. Housing typically plays a leading role during an economic recovery, as lower interest rates increase sales and building, which in turn produces a virtuous cycle of job creation and additional growth.
Improved economic performance on both a national and global stage, combined with historically low interest rates and rising consumer confidence, should spark greater strength in 2014, with housing sales and values expected to further appreciate, according to a report released today by RE/MAX.
Canada can expect an "exceptionally healthy" housing market in 2014 thanks to improvements in the overall economy that helped produce a surge in the latter half of this year, a leading real estate group said Wednesday.
North Texas home sales rose in November by the smallest percentage in more than two years - a sure sign that the housing market gains are slowing.
This isn't one of those obnoxious pied-a-terres costing $2M but barely supporting a nursery; it's a full grown three-bed with 4,750 square feet of living space.
The Calgary Real Estate Board is forecasting house prices and sales to continue to grow in the resale market in 2014.