Hilliard In the News

 

CBC — The Current (July 19, 2017)

Canadians should be worried about real estate slowdown, says expert, Hilliard MacBeth.

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Bloomberg — Is Canada's Economy on the Verge of a Financial Crisis? (October 3, 2016)

Hilliard MacBeth, author of "When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash," explains why Canada's housing market may cause a financial crisis. He speaks with Bloomberg's Matt Miller, Scarlet Fu and Luke Kawa on "What'd You Miss?" in New York (Source: Bloomberg).

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CBC — On The Money (May 1, 2017)

Hilliard and Peter Armstrong discuss the difficult week for alternative lenders and the possible implications for the Canadian financial system.

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BNN — Closing the foreign homebuyer tax loophole 'doesn't go far enough' (October 3, 2016)

The federal government is introducing new housing policies, including closing a housing tax loophole used by foreign homebuyers. Hilliard MacBeth, author of 'When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash,' joins BNN to discuss why the policies likely won't go far enough to cool the market.

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BNN — How much does the Canadian economy depend on housing? (July 8, 2016)

Real estate accounts for 35 per cent of private sector growth. With that much weight in the game, how bad would it be if the housing bubble bursts? Hilliard MacBeth, Author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash, thinks we may need to allocate our investments away from real estate into more productive areas because the bubble could burst.

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CBC — The Exchange (July 7, 2016)

Hilliard MacBeth author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash and Will Dunning - chief economist to Mortgage Professionals Canada, discuss the recent Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions' open letter. The letter discusses concerns of the regulator with lenders' mortgage originations and the credit quality of borrowers. 

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BNN — Housing market crash could cut prices in half: MacBeth (June 2, 2016)

Hilliard MacBeth, Portfolio Manager, head of The MacBeth Group and author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash joins BNN for a discussion on the growing chorus of concerns about Canada's housing market.

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J. Douglas Hoyes, Debt free in 30 — Is the Canadian Housing Bubble about to Burst? (May 14, 2016)

Have house prices in Canada gotten out of hand? Is Canadian real estate due for a crash? On today's show, I speak with Hilliard MacBeth, a portfolio manager and author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash, who thinks the Canadian housing bubble is about to burst.

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Canadian Business — Boomer-aged investors are dangerously overexposed on real estate (March 31, 2016)

Investment adviser Hilliard MacBeth believes we’re in a housing bubble, and, worse, that it means many investors are under-diversified.

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The Globe and Mail — The inevitable debt crisis Canada’s not talking about (March 31, 2016)

An opinion article written by Hilliard MacBeth. Hilliard is an Edmonton-based portfolio manager and author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash.

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Vancouver Magazine — When will the Vancouver real estate bubble burst? (February 3, 2016)

Hilliard MacBeth tells Vancouver Magazine that it might happen soon—and that it won't be pretty when it does.

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TalkDigitalNetwork.com — This Week in Money (June 18, 2016)

Hilliard and Jim Goddard discuss the Canadian housing bubble. Interview with Hilliard begins at 17 minutes and 16 seconds.

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BNN — Housing market crash could cut prices in half: MacBeth (November 30, 2015)

Much has been made about excess heat in the Canadian housing market, with the Bank of Canada saying prices may be as much as 30% overvalued. But Hilliard MacBeth, author, When the Bubble Bursts: surviving the Canadian real estate crash says that estimate is too conservative, and that a housing crash could cut prices in half. He lays out his case on The Business News.

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BNN — CMHC's lack of housing data "surpising" and "worrying": MacBeth (November 11, 2015)

BNN catches up with Hilliard MacBeth, author of "When the Bubble Bursts: surviving the Canadian real estate crash". He's been saying that Canada is in correction territory and continues to face major ongoing issues of affordability for new first -time home buyers at home and the retaining foreign investors' interest amidst a changing economic climate. We get his take in light of CMHC's latest comments on foreign investment potentially fleeing Canada on Business Day.

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BNN — Housing bear says Canada's prices deter foreign, first-time buyers (November 6, 2015)

BNN speaks with Hilliard MacBeth, the author of "When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian real estate crash" about the state of Canada's economy. He comments on CMHC's abrupt reversal on which markets are overvalued, and talks about the lack of affordability holding back both foreign and first-time buyers. He also says that when the U.S. does raise rates, Canada won't be immune.

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CBC — The Edmonton Housing Bubble (November 2, 2015)

Hilliard MacBeth is the author of "When the bubble bursts: surviving the Canadian real estate crash". He has some insight into a recent CMHC report that lists Edmonton as one of ten Canadian cities with an overvalued housing market.

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Global Edmonton — Investment advisor says Alberta probably in recession (July 23, 2015)

Investment advisor Hilliard MacBeth – who believes Alberta is probably already in a recession – provides his opinions on Alberta’s real estate market and advice on how to best navigate through it.

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The Globe and Mail — The Bank of Canada has lost its mojo (July 15, 2015)

An opinion article written by Hilliard MacBeth. Hilliard is an Edmonton-based portfolio manager and the author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash

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BNN — To cut or not to cut? Housing bear MacBeth on Canada's rates & recession fears (July 14, 2015)

BNN speaks with Hilliard MacBeth, the author of "When the Bubble Bursts: surviving the Canadian real estate crash" about how recession fears and potentially another interest rate cut would further impact Canada’s already volatile housing market.

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The Globe and Mail — NDP will take the blame, but Alberta's fiscal future was already written (May 20, 2015)

An opinion article written by Hilliard MacBeth. Hilliard is an Edmonton-based portfolio manager and author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash.

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CBC — Overheated real estate (March 17, 2015)

Hilliard Macbeth, author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash, on how low interest rates play into his prediction of a Canadian real estate crash.

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Global News — Canadian home prices to fall 40-50 per cent, financial author says (March 17, 2015)

Financial adviser and author Hilliard MacBeth believes Canadian home prices sit on the precipice of their biggest crash ever.

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BNN — The pending crash in Canadian housing (March 16, 2015)

Short sellers, bank stock investors, government and ordinary Joes and Janes - everyone is interested in the Canadian real estate market right now with the world "bubble" surfacing everywhere. Financial advisor Hilliard Macbeth has been watching the market for decades and has concerns on paper with his book - When The Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash.

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BNN — What happens when Canada's housing bubble bursts? (November 12, 2014)

Richardson GMP’s Hilliard MacBeth talks housing bubbles in the context of his upcoming book "When the Bubble Bursts: surviving the Canadian real estate crash," with BNN real estate reporter Greg Bonnell.

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CBC — Housing market a bubble set to burst, Hilliard MacBeth says (October 1, 2014)

Investment expert sees signs of an overstretched market despite solid growth since the mid-1990s

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