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Gauging Housing Supply in Canada

Gauging Housing Supply in Canada »

Source: Gauging Housing Supply in Canada : A Stock Approach

Volume/Issue: 2015/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julien Reynaud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513577784

Keywords: Real Estate, household, housing stock, housing units, construction, Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses, Housing Demand, Housing Supply and Markets,

This paper estimates Canada's housing stock to gauge the supply-side component of the recent exuberance in the Canadian housing sector. The paper adds to the current related literature by focusing on housing units...

Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing

Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing »

Source: Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing : The Changing Role of Financial Structure

Volume/Issue: 2005/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calvin Schnure

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862195

Keywords: Mortgage markets, securitization, mortgage, mortgage market, housing finance, mortgage finance, Housing Supply and Markets,

Why are housing markets so prone to boom-bust cycles? The mortgage market structure prior to the Savings and Loan crisis contributed to the volatility in real housing activity which, in turn, amplified the volatili...

Stabilizing the System of Mortgage Finance in the United States

Stabilizing the System of Mortgage Finance in the United States »

Source: Stabilizing the System of Mortgage Finance in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2017/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Koss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484312544

Keywords: Housing, Western Hemisphere, United States, Capital Markets, Housing Demand, Housing Supply and Markets, Government Policy and Regulation

It has been over a decade since the peak of house prices in the US was attained, and while there has been a concerted regulatory response to the subsequent collapse, the two Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs)...

Is the Canadian Housing Market Overvalued? A Post-crisis Assessment1

Is the Canadian Housing Market Overvalued? A Post-crisis Assessment1 »

Source: Is the Canadian Housing Market Overvalued? A Post-crisis Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873825

Keywords: House prices, overvaluation, mortgage, mortgages, mortgage credit, mortgage debt, Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics: Housing Demand, Housing Supply and Markets,

Canadian house prices have increased significantly between 2003 and early 2008, with a marked downward trend since mid-2008, especially in the resource-rich western provinces. This paper estimates the evolution of...

Fundamental Drivers of House Prices in Advanced Economies

Fundamental Drivers of House Prices in Advanced Economies »

Source: Fundamental Drivers of House Prices in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2018/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367629

Keywords: Housing markets, House prices, Valuation gaps, OECD countries, Models with Panel Data, Model Construction and Estimation, Housing Supply and Markets, Housing Demand

House prices in many advanced economies have risen substantially in recent decades. But experience indicates that housing prices can diverge from their long-run equilibrium or sustainable levels, potentially follow...

The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth

The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth »

Source: The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth : A Survey of Selected Mena Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Nothaft , and S. Erbas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451843545

Keywords: housing supply, mortgage finance availability, growth, mortgage, mortgage markets, housing construction, home mortgage, housing finance, Housing Supply and Markets, Finance in Urban and Rural Economies

This paper argues that making affordable home mortgage loans available to a large cross section of the population will serve both the redistributive and growth-enhancing objectives of poverty reduction policies. Th...

Housing Finance and Real Estate Markets in Colombia

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Source: Housing Finance and Real Estate Markets in Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2017/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Roch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484315118

Keywords: Colombia, Financial stability, Western Hemisphere, House price, price misalignment, mortgage markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Housing Demand, Housing Supply and Markets

Colombian house prices have increased significantly between 2005 and 2016. This paper estimates the extent of misalignments in house prices relative to fundamentals and evaluates the overall risk to the economy fro...

Why House Price Indexes Differ

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Source: Why House Price Indexes Differ : Measurement and Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2012/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503548

Keywords: Housing inflation, Global house price inflation, inflation, price inflation, statistics, dummy variables, statistic, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data)

A key element in the build-up to the global recession and subsequently was the movement in house price indexes (HPIs). These indexes are particularly prone to methodological and coverage differences which can under...

Global House Price Fluctuations

Global House Price Fluctuations »

Source: Global House Price Fluctuations : Synchronization and Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2013/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hideaki Hirata , Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475523621

Keywords: globalization, globalization period, inflation, long-term interest rates, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Housing Supply and Markets,

We examine the properties of house price fluctuations across 18 advanced economies over the past 40 years. We ask two specific questions: First, how synchronized are housing cycles across these countries? Second, w...

Determinants of Property Prices in Hong Kong SAR

Determinants of Property Prices in Hong Kong SAR »

Source: Determinants of Property Prices in Hong Kong SAR : Implications for Policy

Volume/Issue: 2011/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Craig , and Changchun Hua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925949

Keywords: Property price, Co-Integration, Stamp Duty, Loan-to-Value Ratio, residential property, equation, standard errors, cointegration, Urban, Rural

This paper uses an econometric model of residential property prices in Hong Kong SAR to assess the effectiveness of alternative policies in slowing the increase in property prices. The rapid rise in property prices...