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Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China?

Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China? »

Source: Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China?

Volume/Issue: 2010/274

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashvin Ahuja , Lillian Cheung , Gaofeng Han , Nathan Porter , and Wenlang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210817

Keywords: House price, price misalignment, leverage cycle, mortgage, real estate, land sales, mortgage loan, mortgage interest,

Sharp increase in house prices combined with the extraordinary Chinese lending growth during 2009 has led to concerns of an emerging real estate bubble. We find that, for China as a whole, the current levels of hou...

Are House Prices Rising too Fast in Hong Kong SAR?

Are House Prices Rising too Fast in Hong Kong SAR? »

Source: Are House Prices Rising too Fast in Hong Kong SAR?

Volume/Issue: 2010/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210800

Keywords: House price, price misalignment, prudential measures, mortgage, real interest rates, inflation, mortgage interest,

Sharp increase in house prices in Hong Kong SAR in 2009-2010 has led to concerns of an emerging real estate bubble. According to our measure of price deviation from fundamentals, which should be taken as an early w...

Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii

Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii »

Source: Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Cosimano , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455262427

Keywords: capital constraints, equity, capital requirements, nonperforming loans, interest expense, bank capital, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, financial Institutions And Services,

This paper investigates the impact of the new capital requirements introduced under the Basel III framework on bank lending rates and loan growth. Higher capital requirements, by raising banks' marginal cost of fun...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929237

Keywords: mortgage, statistics, mortgage rate, mortgage interest, mortgage interest rates

Canadian housing prices are higher than levels consistent with current fundamentals in some provinces. The empirical estimates suggest that a 10 percent decline in housing prices would lead to a 11/4 percent declin...

Canada: Selected Issues Paper

Canada: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929237

Keywords: mortgage, statistics, mortgage rate, mortgage interest, mortgage interest rates

Canadian housing prices are higher than levels consistent with current fundamentals in some provinces. The empirical estimates suggest that a 10 percent decline in housing prices would lead to a 11/4 percent declin...

Canada: Selected Issues Paper

Canada: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929237

Keywords: mortgage, statistics, mortgage rate, mortgage interest, mortgage interest rates

Canadian housing prices are higher than levels consistent with current fundamentals in some provinces. The empirical estimates suggest that a 10 percent decline in housing prices would lead to a 11/4 percent declin...

Canada: Selected Issues Paper

Canada: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929237

Keywords: mortgage, statistics, mortgage rate, mortgage interest, mortgage interest rates

Canadian housing prices are higher than levels consistent with current fundamentals in some provinces. The empirical estimates suggest that a 10 percent decline in housing prices would lead to a 11/4 percent declin...

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home »

Source: Home Sweet Home : Government's Role in Reaching the American Dream

Volume/Issue: 2011/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462307258

Keywords: Housing finance, homeownership, tax expenditures, government guarantees, mortgage, mortgage interest, mortgages, Governmental Loans, Loan Guarantees, Credits

This paper investigates the role of government intervention in achieving the American dream of homeownership. The study analyzes the role of tax deductions in housing finance, including their impact on homeownershi...

House Price Developments in Europe

House Price Developments in Europe »

Source: House Price Developments in Europe : A Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2008/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Angana Banerji , Haiyan Shi , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870695

Keywords: Housing markets, mortgage, mortgage interest, property tax, home ownership,

House prices in Europe have shown diverging trends, and this paper seeks to explain these differences by analyzing three groups of countries: the "fast lane", the average performers, and the slow movers. Price move...

How to Deal with Real Estate Booms

How to Deal with Real Estate Booms »

Source: How to Deal with Real Estate Booms : Lessons from Country Experiences

Volume/Issue: 2011/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pau Rabanal , Christopher Crowe , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455253302

Keywords: real estate, macroeconomic policy, macroprudential regulation, mortgage, mortgages, mortgage loans, mortgage interest, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data)

The financial crisis showed, once again, that neglecting real estate booms can have disastrous consequences. In this paper, we spell out the circumstances under which a more active policy agenda on this front would...