Housing View – February 16, 2018

On cross-country:

  • Recent house price increases and housing affordability – European Central Bank
  • European Mortgage Markets at Risk from Policy Tightening – Continuum 360
  • Sovereign wealth funds quadruple investment in student housing – Financial Times
  • Which foreign countries will grant me citizenship if I invest? – Financial Times


On the US:


On other countries:

  • [Canada] British Columbia to curb housing speculation, crack down on tax cheats – Reuters
  • [Canada] B.C. throne speech—government vows action on high house prices, but ignores their cause – Fraser Institute
  • [Canada] Speculation is best hope for housing supply, developers say – Business Vancouver
  • [China] China is trying new ways of skimming housing-market froth – Economist
  • [Malaysia] Unsold homes in Malaysia rise to decade high in 2017 – Reuters
  • [Sweden] Reduced housing construction is subduing GDP growth – Riksbank
  • [Sweden] Household Finances Exposed to Falling House Prices – Continuum Economics



Photo by Aliis Sinisalu

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