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CMHC releases Canadian Housing Observer 2010

 
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation(CMHC) released its flagship annual report on Thursday and while I have not yet had time to read it, I wanted to get it posted here in case you’d like to give it a go.


This is not your typical CMHC report. Rather, it’s an extensive review of the “state of Canadian housing” that goes well beyond a basic market update. In fact, the market update component is relatively small and looks back to 2009. Certainly, you’ve “been there, done that.” What you’ll find in this year’s Housing Observeris a pretty exhaustive presentation on the following seven topics that I pulled from the table of contents of the report.


Housing and the Economy
Housing Finance
Current Market Developments (if you can call 2009 current)
Demographic and Socio-economic Influences on Housing Demand
Recent Trends in Housing Affordability and Core Housing Need
An Exploration of Alternative Measures of Housing Need
The Equilibrium Initiatives


Download and read the report here.


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Norm Fisher
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Norm Fisher, Author of the TeamFisher Saskatoon Real Estate Blog

About Norm

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.

Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.

In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
 

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