After leading all provinces in growth in 2016 and 2017, the BC economy slowed its pace last year-albeit to a still-respectable rate of 2.3% (third-fastest rate among the provinces). The significant cooling in the provincial housing market contributed strongly to this slowing, which had ripple effects across a number housing-

The first-time home buyer tax credit is likely pushing the low end of the market in Houston. Not all these properties are foreclosures and the tax credit is an excellent psychological push for a potential buyer to take action now, while the getting is good – whether or not the house is in foreclosure.

Federal Incentives Coming for Short Sales, Deeds-in-Lieu Foreign affairs could stall housing reform Campbell also warned that a British decision to leave – known as a Brexit – could stall the implementation of the Canada. Campbell’s remarks echo those of Prime minister justin trudeau, Foreign.

 · Although the recently-cleared RERA bill has brought in a lot of consumer-friendly elements to the table to help home buyers, industry experts believe that despite the bill mandating disclosing all details of projects by builders, consumers will still need to do their own aggressive research before buying any property.

 · This month’s housing data confirms what we’ve been saying for some time: the mini-“boom” of this spring was created by seasonal demand, with some extra help from pressure to meet deadlines for capitalizing on tax credits. Now that those are gone, buyer activity has all but come to a standstill. Download a copy of this month’s report.

See Housing for Sale but Not for First Time Home-buyers. Altos Research’s CEO Michael Simonsen says, "While we see signs of demand easing, we are significantly more bullish on housing than many of the recent headlines seem to suggest.

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“Whether it’s the result of a Trump presidency or just the end to the divisive election, we’ve seen an increase in consumer confidence and buyer activity on the high end, which had come to a.

Homebuyer Demand All But a ‘Standstill’ After the tax credit induced "mini-boom" in the spring, home prices should remained pressured through the end of the year, according to the real estate data provider Altos Research. While demand is dropping, supply is going up, according to Altos.

It’s in the results of surveys that show home buyers want walkable neighborhoods served with. No, growth here won’t come to a complete standstill. Even though fewer retirees are moving to Florida,