Can Canada provide answers to America's real estate malaise?

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By Eric J. Wunder, Jonathan B. Glowacki, Kenneth A. Bjurstrom | 24 February 2011
In contrast to the troubled residential real estate market in the United States, Canada's residential mortgage market has remained fairly stable and the country's housing prices are on the rise. This article examines the differences between the U.S. and Canadian markets, which stem from factors including differing government housing policies, societal values, and different revenue strategies.