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Deflationary trends created by idling home sales? by Justin da Rosa | 2014-01-23 11:36:33 AM

Brokers may have been right all along in suggesting the government has simply been too aggressive in its efforts to slow down the real estate market, with growing speculation among economists that the BoC will soon have to fight deflationary trends, in part fueled by idling home sales.read more

RBC cuts mortgage rates by Justin da Rosa | 2014-01-23 8:53:00 AM

Fears that RBC’s latest move to whittle down its fixed rates will set off the kind of rate war BMO did in 2012 are largely unfounded, argues one broker, suggesting this latest cut is a “marketing ploy.”read more

Another call for region-specific mortgage regulations by MBN | 2014-01-22 9:35:08 AM

Nicolas Marceau, Parti Quebecois finance minister, is echoing similar sentiments to many mortgage brokers: That the Canadian mortgage regulations should be region-specific.read more

Experts: Rates to rise by MBN | 2014-01-21 10:00:37 PM

Experts agree mortgage rates will rise over the course of the next month, despite RBC cutting its rates by 10 basis points over the weekend.read more