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Ab Iorweth: Home Prices and Report Author

ab iorweth: Average housing prices increased 48 per cent and 40 per cent, respectively, in the two cities, also the highest in Canada, according to Vancouver Courier. Local wealth proved an important factor in the home price increases, ab Iorweth said. When asked what findings surprised him in what CMHC is billing as the the most thorough examination of house price patterns ever completed in Canada, report author and CMHC deputy chief economist Aled ab Iorwerth said it was the clear correlation between rising incomes and higher home prices.article continues below Trending Stories Online petition protests pay parking at Spanish Banks Despite petition, closure of Adanac overpass to private vehicles going ahead For cows, a pasture can be half empty or half full study How and why Generation Z needs to be treated differently in the workplacerelated High home prices due to Vancouver failing to keep up with demand CMHCNon-permanent residents Growing competition for local homes Examining Escalating House Prices in Large Canadian Metropolitan Centres, released February 7, showed disposable income in Vancouver increased 36.2 per cent from 2010 to 2016 while it increased 19.2 per cent in Toronto, the highest in Canada. He added that the wealthier cities also tend to attract more immigrants, which places higher demand on the housing supply.B.C. welcomed 203,365 permanent residents in the six-year period of the study, while Ontario took in 546,620. On the foreign-home buyer issue, ab Iorweth said it was not the number of foreign buyers, which he said make up less than 5 per cent of sales in the cities studied, but the perception that there were a lot of foreign buyers that helped drive housing prices higher. These are the highest immigration flows of any provinces and account for 60 per cent of Canada's total immigration during the period. ( As reported in the news.