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Broker: Expect banks to fight against risk sharing by Justin da Rosa | 2016-09-27 11:35:31 AM

A former banker argues in favour of saddling Canadian banks with more mortgage risk, but don’t expect those lending behemoths to take it lying downread more

Genworth’s take on OSFI draft criteria for mortgage insurance sector by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-09-27 9:27:05 AM

New mortgage capital requirements to mitigate risks surrounding consumers who carry mortgage insuranceread more

Toronto foreign home buyers’ tax inevitable - Joe Oliver by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-09-27 8:11:42 AM

Such a levy will give the Toronto housing market the breathing room it needs, says the former Minister of Financeread more

B.C. government announces new real estate superintendent by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-09-23 12:23:14 PM

Appointment is the latest in the provincial government’s steps to address the housing crisisread more

Regulator Tightens Capital Rules for Canada Mortgage Insurers by Bloomberg | 2016-09-23 11:50:45 AM

Canada’s financial services regulator released new draft capital requirements for federally regulated mortgage insurers to better reflect growing risks in the country’s housing marketsread more

Study may encourage buyers to seek broker advice by Justin da Rosa | 2016-09-22 12:35:19 PM

A recent study crunched the numbers on Canadian home buyer habits and the prevailing trend is that many aren’t dedicating enough time to that searchread more

‘Joe Schmo’ Lenders Double Stake in Canada’s Mortgage Market by Bloomberg | 2016-09-22 10:58:37 AM

Alternative lenders in Canada have doubled their share of the residential mortgage market in the past decade, increasing risks in the housing sector where they operate with limited federal government oversightread more

CMHC welcomes public comment on housing by Justin da Rosa | 2016-09-21 10:29:27 AM

This is a chance for brokers to help shape housing policyread more