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House prices and rents: Reason for concern...Part 2

OCTOBER 03, 2011

Part 2 of our series on house prices and rents looks at data for cities from Ontario east. 

 

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House prices and rents: Why they should track each other and why it should concern us that they haven't

OCTOBER 01, 2011

Why is it a concern when house prices outpace the growth in rents?  Let's revisit that concept and look at the growth in house prices and rents in some Canadian cities using a new rental index.

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How vulnerable are the economies of various Canadian cities? Part 2

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011

Part 2 in a series examining how various Canadian cties compare in terms of their reliance on real estate to generate and sustain employment and GDP growth.

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How vulnerable are the economies of various Canadian cities? Part 1

SEPTEMBER 14, 2011

How do cities compare in terms of their reliance on real estate to generate and sustain employment and GDP growth, and how does that current measure compare to times past?

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