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Our perspective on House prices falling by 47.9% as per CMHC

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) says house prices could fall 47.9% peak-to-trough with an unemployment rate of 25% in its worst-case scenario. That worst case outlook is for a W-shaped recovery, which is a partial recovery followed by a resurgence of COVID-19 leading to a prolonged recession and a loss of confidence. The scenario assumptions include no government assistance, stocks...Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions: Income support for Canadians during COVID 19

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Section 1: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit Question 1. What is the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)? The CERB provides temporary income support if you lost work due to COVID-19. The benefit is available for up to 16 weeks. The CERB is designed to help those Canadians who are not eligible for Employment Insurance (EI), although as noted below, workers who qualify for EI can also q...Read More

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2020 RE/MAX Housing Affordability Report 

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Despite housing affordability, many buyers being priced out of the market 62 per cent of brokers surveyed in major Canadian cities are seeing buyers priced out of their market; however, 75 per cent of brokers agree that their market is undervalued Based on average household income rates and monthly percentage allocated to housing, Canadians can afford homes Despite the commonly held notion ...Read More