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More taxes not the way forward - former Finance Minister by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-07-26 9:41:12 AM

In response to the housing crisis in Canada’s hottest markets, policy revisions on the federal level should focus on more fundamental solutions such as supply-side changes, says Joe Oliverread more

Network head weighs in on ploy to cool housing markets by Justin da Rosa | 2016-07-25 12:14:34 PM

New Zealand’s central bank is taking aim at investors by jacking the required down payment for a home to 40% in a bid to cool its market; one industry veteran has some strong opinions about what a similar Canadian would meanread more

Stiffer penalties can deter double-ending - B.C. advisory group by Ephraim Vecina | 2016-07-21 10:57:25 AM

Higher fines of up to $250,000—instead of the current $10,000 ceiling—would discourage realtors from engaging in deceitful practices like dual agency, says an advisory groupread more

Should mortgage regulators follow OSC’s lead? by Justin da Rosa | 2016-07-18 1:00:52 PM

Ontario’s securities regulator has launched a whistle-blower program that offers up to $5 million to for tips that lead to the prosecution of fraudsters; should the mortgage industry develop a similar program?read more