. Scotiabank Is Cautious on Canada Housing as RBC, BMO Seek Action « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Bloomberg – Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada’s third-largest lender, waded into the burgeoning debate over whether Justin Trudeau’s government should take immediate steps to cool the nation’s hot housing market, issuing a report that cautioned against rushing to implement new constraints.

In a report released Sunday, Scotiabank’s chief economist Jean-Francois Perrault said the recent run-up in home prices nationally over the past year was in large part driven by sluggish supply that failed to keep up with higher demand — a trend that could reverse itself as new sellers enter the market in coming weeks.

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