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Finance Minister weighs in on potential housing finance changes by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-22 1:52:56 PM

Brokers will likely breathe a sigh of relief following Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s statement that the government will not make any sudden changes to the housing finance system.read more

CMHC confirms potential risk-sharing by Justin da Rosa | 2014-09-22 1:45:49 PM

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has announced it will consider implementing risk-sharing measure with lenders in the future, confirming anonymous sources who told the Financial Post in early September that OSFI and CMHC were in talks about the potential policy.read more

Toronto’s ‘poor doors’ in condo developments by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-21 6:42:16 PM

It’s a trend that’s been seen in New York and has sparked criticism and now it’s also being seen in Toronto.read more

Poll: Which lender feature is the most important? by CMP | 2014-09-19 3:56:15 PM

CMP’s annual Brokers on Lenders issue has been written, packed and sent to our subscribers. Some old favourites continued to reign supreme in various categories and some new faces have blazed an impressive trail.read more

​Canada’s population set to hit 63.5 million by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-19 12:12:27 PM

It’s some way off, but new figures from Statistics Canada predict that the population could hit 63.5 million by 2063.read more

‘Yes’ vote for Scotland’s independence could mean ‘No’ vote for brokers by MBN | 2014-09-18 3:44:58 PM

Uncertainty looms in Scotland’s mortgage market, as the Scots will vote today whether or not to split from the UK. Industry experts say major mortgage companies are prepping to restrict lending in the event of a “Yes” vote.read more

Foreign buyers are taking over…but it’s Canadians in Florida by | 2014-09-17 11:20:29 AM

The National Association of Realtors in Florida has confirmed that Canadians are still the number one buyers of property in the state.read more