Why Did Affordability Improve for the First Time Since 2016?

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The effect? A 3.1 percent increase in house-buying power, the largest monthly gain in more than five years. As a result, real house prices experienced the largest monthly decline (2.4 percent) since 2016. December delivered a significant holiday housing affordability boost to prospective home buyers.

segment in Vancouver, where RBC’s measure rose marginally for the first time since early 2008. ottawa posted some of the largest declines, likely playing catch-up with other cities since it joined the improving trend later than in most areas in Canada. At the national level, affordability has now been restored to pre-housing boom

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First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released the December 2017 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI). The RHPI measures the price changes of single-family properties throughout the U.S. adjusted for the impact of income and interest rate changes on.