Brokers report different struggles
Brokers are still struggling with self-employed clients for a number of different reasons.
Foreign investors to flood housing markets?
Many of Canada’s foreign investors hail from China, but political uncertainty in other parts of the world could bring a wave of investment from two countries in particular.
Condo sales plateau in major market
Toronto hit a decades-old record for unsold condo units this January, as supply continues skyrocket. But what will this mean for prices and the health of the housing market as a whole?
Network adds economist to its ranks
In a first for the industry, one major broker network has added an in-house economist to its team.
Despite sales declines, the future looks good for the industry
Brokers can expect the next few years to be fruitful, according to one major bank, with Millenials and immigrants expected to bolster many housing markets.
Many brokers to struggle with high-ratio deals in 2015?
Brokers in one region of the country should expect some difficulty funding high ratio mortgages, after one mortgage default insurer has said it will more closely analyze applications from those clients going forward.
Ten year study reveals surprising stats
A new study, ten years in the making, will help brokers better advise clients who are interested in purchasing one of the most popular property types.
Markets take a hit in January
Home sales dropped in 60 per cent of markets in January, marking the first year-over-year decline since April 2014.
More options for brokers with lender expansion
Brokers across Canada will have even more funding options, following the announcement that one major lender is expanding its network.
Busy year ahead for one broker segment
Brokers operating in an increasingly lucrative segment are in for a busy year, according to one major company operating in the space.