Stocks and bonds may be going through a bad patch, but a more important question for many Canadians is how a new feeling of financial uncertainty is affecting their biggest single investment: their homes.
Statistics Canada doesn’t ask Canadians directly whether they invest in stocks or bonds. However, as of May 2016, 67.8 per cent of Canadian households owned their own homes.
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As bonds and stocks tumble due to fear of rising interest rates, there are signs Canada’s housing market is facing similar strains.