Canada Tops The Scary Housing List - November Roundtable

In our monthly discussion, Urmi talks to John and Steve about top real estate stories in Canada & world right now - a global housing slump, Canada specific risks and where will rates go next?

New month, new roundtable! Urmi is back with John Pasalis in Toronto (Realosophy Realty) and Steve Saretsky in Vancouver (Oakwin Realty) discussing the latest Canada and world real estate headlines and data.

Click on video above to watch or go to our Move Smartly YouTube channel to watch it there

This is a busy episode covering a lot of ground including The Economist magazine's list of scariest housing markets (a list Canada unenviably tops), the "P" word (as in ‘Are we seeing an interest rate pivot?’), a massive collapse in new construction sales, your great audience questions and more.

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About This Series

Each month, editor, Urmi Desai, talks to Steve Saretsky, Housing Analyst & Realtor at Oakwin Realty in Vancouver and John Pasalis, Housing Analyst, Broker and President, Realosophy Realty in Toronto about the latest data and on-the-ground insights in Canada's biggest residential RE markets.

Special thanks to Jessy Bains, who originated this series when he was with Yahoo Canada Finance. We are pleased to continue this important conversation at

Watch this series and more at our Move Smartly YouTube channel

Urmi Desai is Editor at Move Smartly, a leader in Toronto real estate news & analysis, and is Realosophy Realty's Chief Content Officer with responsibility for and all consumer education and tools.

Urmi holds a B.A. in Political Science and English from the University of Toronto and an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Trade Economics) at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada).

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