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CMHC weighs in on foreign condo investment by Justin da Rosa | 22/10/2014 11:07:39 PM

This past summer, CMHC attempted to determine the percentage of condos in Canada that are owned by domestic investors, but it has recently admitted it still is unsure what percentage are owned by foreign investors.read more

Industry org recommends solutions for unregistered brokers by Justin da Rosa | 22/10/2014 9:01:37 PM

One industry organization has proposed changes to the requirements for broker registration following a supreme court of British Columbia decision that determined an unregistered broker – who collected a $630,000 broker fee -- did not require registration.read more

CMHC admits data vacuum on foreign investors by Jamie Henry | 22/10/2014 9:59:18 AM

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation admits it has little knowledge of the level of foreign investment in the real estate market but insists that it’s not a problem.read more

Industry professional launches private lending association by Justin da Rosa | 21/10/2014 7:36:50 PM

One of the leading mortgage broker course providers announced Tuesday it is launching the non-profit Association of Mortgage Investment Professionals (AMIPROS) with the goal of providing higher standards and education to the private lending industry.read more

Brokers applaud FSCO, but is it enough? by Justin da Rosa | 21/10/2014 6:42:51 PM

Brokers often call for more regulatory oversight to help weed out unethical professionals and one recent update from FSCO has been met with positive reactions. But some brokers believe more can be done in other areas of focus.read more