Canadian housing market stabilises while immigration invitations almost double

Canadian housing market stabilises while immigration invitations almost double

The Canadian housing market has been notoriously expensive for a long time now, but 2018 could mark a turning point. All indications show house prices are beginning to stabilise – meaning that real estate could become much more affordable for expats moving to Canada. Plus, the immigration authority IRCC has gradually increased its number of invitations to would-be immigrants by almost 1,250 per round this year. It’s looking good for anyone wanting to move to Canada!
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