TITLE

North American update: U.S. and Canada at opposite ends of the cycle; The Central Bank as mortgage investor

AUTHOR(S)
Pollock, Alex J.
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Housing Finance International;Winter2012, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the interesting contrast between the U.S. and Canada concerning the housing markets. The U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency's house price index for the third quarter of 2012 is said to be up by 4 percent. It was said to be that house sales are dropping and house prices are down relatively on average and 11 percent in inflated Vancouver. The Governor of the Bank of Canada Mark Carney made warnings concerning the high levels of household debt in the country.
ACCESSION #
84566708

 

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