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Redfin Reports Housing Sales and Home Prices Continue to Grow

According to Redfin, the Seattle-based real estate brokerage, for the four-week period ending August 23rd, the U.S. housing market experience strong sales and price growth, with the seasonally adjusted Redfin Homebuyer Demand Index (RHDI) up 29% from pre-pandemic levels in January and February.

Consumer Confidence in Canada Shows Signs of Slowing

According to the Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index (CCI), Canada’s quick initial rebound in consumer confidence is showing signs of slowing, the most recent indicator to suggest there is a long road ahead for a full economic recovery from the pandemic.