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Canadian farmers/US housing mortgage collapse similarities 'scary' by | 2010-06-18 4:25:06 AM

Canada's farmers could soon face a sub prime mortgage crisis, University of Guelph professor George Brinkman warns.read more

Stoddart: Mortgage brokers need to improve customer security by | 2010-06-11 4:09:17 AM

Several mortgage brokerages need to better secure their customers' personal information from theft, Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said yesterday in a report.read more

RBC poll shows Canadians growing interest in combination mortgages by | 2010-06-09 1:30:24 AM

Combination mortgages are rising in popularity among Canadians, with 40 per cent of those polled in RBC's 17th Annual Homeowners Survey saying if they were to purchase a home within the next couple of years, they would plan on taking out a combination mortgage, higher than the 32 per cent in 2009 who opted for combination mortgages.read more

CREA revises 2010 forecast by | 2010-06-04 8:04:08 AM

Canadian resale home prices will be lower than previously predicted, according to revisions made by CREA to its 2010 forecast, due in large part to B.C. sales.read more

Canada's big five banks post profits by | 2010-06-03 11:20:02 AM

Canada's five biggest banks showed steady profit growth in the second quarter of 2010, to a total of $5.01 billion collectively. The latest quarterly roundup fell slightly short of the $5.09 billion the group made during the first quarter of the year when growth was starting to regain momentum on fewer bad loans and some pickup in mortgages.read more

Canada's banking system healthiest in the world by | 2010-06-02 11:17:30 AM

Canada's banking system is a model for the United States and European countries struggling to cope with mountains of debt accumulated through a series of market crises, massive bailouts and recession according to a report in the Washington Post this morning.read more