An opportunity to chime in!

Home builders are on the front lines when it comes to the Stress Test.  Hearing from you about your experience will help bolster CHBA’s strong advocacy with the federal government for changes.

The information you provide will be kept confidential, and only the combined (blended) results from all members will be released.  

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* 1. My company works mainly in (check all that apply):

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* 2. Overall, how did your sales in 2018 compare with the previous year (2017)? Fill in all that apply.* 

*Note: Write 0 if unchanged.

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* 3. If you build both low-rise and mid/high-rise, what percentage was low-rise:

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* 4. When looking at your sales for both 2017 and 2018, what percentage of your sales in each year involved first-time home buyers?

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* 5. Did the stress test negatively affect your sales in 2018?

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* 6. How much did the following factors negatively affect your sales in 2018?

  Not at all A little Moderately Significantly Very significantly
Stress test
Local economic conditions
Rising interest rates
Development taxes
Inability to build (e.g.: land supply shortages)
Other 

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* 7. Comparing 2018 to 2017, did the number of your prospects having difficulty qualifying for a mortgage increase, decrease, or remain roughly the same?

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* 8. Thinking specifically about sales agreements you signed with clients who later failed to close due to financing problems, did the number of these failed deals increase, decrease or stay the same in 2018 compared to 2017?

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* 9. As 2019 gets underway, are you:

  Yes No
Concerned about your business?
Concerned about sales?
Concerned about young families' ability to purchase a home?
Concerned about new Canadians' ability to purchase a home?

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* 10. We’d also like you get any additional comments you can provide about current market conditions and the impact of the Stress Test on your business and your prospective clients. Please provide these in the space below (box will expand if needed).

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