Housing View – June 15, 2018

On cross-country:


On the US:

  • Housing and expenditures: before, during, and after the bubble – Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Luxury Dorms Are Struggling to Fill Beds – Bloomberg
  • Housing Sentiment Continues to Strengthen, but High Home Prices Complicate Consumer Purchase Confidence – Fannie Mae
  • Developers are taking on residential building challenges by extending the concept of prefabricated housing to manufacture entire apartment buildings – New York Times
  • Finding Common Ground on Rent Control – Terner Center for Housing Innovation
  • Reported Mortgage Demand Falls to Three-Year Low, Fueling Lenders’ Negative Profit Margin Outlook – Fannie Mae
  • Affordable Housing Is Your Spare Bedroom – New York Times
  • Philadelphia Wants To Tax Housing Construction to Make Housing Cheaper – Reason
  • Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018 – ATTOM


On other countries:

  • [Canada] ‘Growth coalition’ kept foreign money flowing into B.C. real estate, professor says – Globe and Mail
  • [Canada] Uncertainty reigns, though Ford’s win may signal shift for Ontario housing policy – Globe and Mail
  • [Canada] Foreign buying of Vancouver real estate—beware the siren call of sovereignty – Straight
  • [Czech Republic] Czech central bank caps mortgage loans as property prices soar – Reuters


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