Broker: Insurers are now tighter than lenders
It’s frustrating enough getting a deal approved by lenders but now insurers are increasingly rejecting even lender-approved deals.
Shrinking CMHC business marks trend
CMHC has announced its lowest market share to date and it may only be a matter of time before the use of default insurance industry shrinks altogether.
Broker market share numbers contradicted by CMHC
New data provides optimistic news for broker market share, despite contrary evidence provided by CAAMP in late 2014.
Online leads are the future, according to new data
New data points to a growing trend among homebuyers and brokers who aren’t cultivating an online presence are being left behind.
Lighter side: Toronto real estate hits new level of absurd
Pompous, elitist, snobbish? Those are a few words some would use to describe a group of Torontonians fighting back against $500K homes in their million-dollar ‘hood.
Broker frustrated by tightened lending
Brokers in one major market are noticing more conservative lending practices among monoline lenders, forcing players to send more deals to the banks.
Ontario announces condo reform
Condo owners – and buyers -- are about to receive more clarity about their rates. This is what brokers need to know.
BoC: Canada’s economy in line with previous report
As expected, the Bank of Canada held its overnight rate at 0.75 per cent Wednesday, but it also commented on the state of the economy.
Brokers on bank rate
Although it wasn’t quite unanimous, brokers have come to a consensus about what move the Bank of Canada will make later today.
Purpose-built rental trend in the offing
A new condo trend is currently underway in Toronto, creating questions that have yet to be answered for owners, brokers, and agents.