Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.
Brokers, agents, and investors rejoice: The latest budget contained great news for real estate
Big banks seem supportive of government intervention to address Toronto’s affordability issues. Do brokers agree?
One big bank is arguing the debt-to-income ratio is the most “useless economic indicator out there”
Desperate times call for desperate measures, according to two big banks
One former banker claims high pressure sales tactics are prevalent at the majority of the big banks, following allegations of controversial sales practices by TD Bank
One influential broker industry player is trying to make that happen
The industry has been going to bat for brokers and potential home buyers following last year’s mortgage rule changes; that continued last week with dozens of meetings, organized by Mortgage Professionals Canada, with government officials
Real estate association speaks out against potential Toronto foreign buyer tax
Investment from Chinese buyers in Canadian real estate is expected to match 2016 levels, with many expected to set their sights outside Vancouver
The industry is calling on the government to address housing affordability, amid skyrocketing prices in several markets