Wednesday , April 26 2017

Real Estate

Realty woes run deeper than Brexit, signalling slack in UK

Lead - UK real estate - Brexit

  Bloomberg While some investors have been quick to blame next week’s Brexit vote for the slowdown in U.K. commercial property sales, there are growing signs the market will stall, whatever the outcome of the referendum. Investors spent £16.9 billion ($24.4 billion) on offices, stores, warehouses and other commercial properties ...

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Toronto, Vancouver mortgages keep household debt near record

  Bloomberg Canadian consumer leverage remained near a record in the first quarter as rising mortgage liabilities offset a gain in disposable income. Credit-market debt including mortgages was 165.3 percent of after-tax income, slightly lower than the 165.4 percent reading in the fourth quarter, Statistics Canada said Tuesday in Ottawa. ...

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