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CMHC takes on its critics by | 2011-02-16 9:27:04 AM

In a rare move, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation responded directly to recent criticism about its role in Canada’s mortgage more

BC, Alberta, Sask and Ontario most vulnerable to mortgage rate increases by | 2011-02-11 7:09:38 AM

Households in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario are most vulnerable to interest rate increases or another economic slump, according to a new TD Economics’ Household Financial Vulnerability more

Tight inventory levels grew house prices for last decade by | 2011-02-09 3:28:53 AM

Tight inventory levels enabled the last decade to be one of the healthiest for Canadian real estate, which will help maintain stability within the major centres for 2011, according to Re/ more

Slower mortgage and personal lending growth predicted by | 2011-02-04 4:14:35 AM

Mortgages and personal lending is predicted to grow from three to five per cent over the next two years among the big Canadian banks, RBC Capital Markets analysts Geoffrey Kwan and Andre-Philippe Hardy wrote in a Jan. 17 more

Working with investor clients by | 2011-02-02 2:37:26 PM

Rental properties generate extra income for consumers. As a broker, specializing in the real estate investor market could be your preferred way to make money. CMP continues its special focus on niche marketsread more

Effects of interest rate hike may be overestimated by | 2011-02-02 11:47:02 AM

The aim of recent warnings from government and bank officials about the rising level of household debt was to prepare Canadian consumers for the inevitable rise of interest rates at some point in 2011. The effects of higher interest rates should not be overestimated more

U.S. home sales expected to bottom out in 2012: Fannie Mae by | 2011-02-02 4:51:38 AM

U.S. home sales are set to rebound as the economy recovers, according to Fannie Mae’s Chief Economist Dave Duncan, but since prices lag sales, home values in the U.S. won't likely bottom out until more