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Will the Insured Mortgage Purchase Program continue? by | 2010-02-26 1:49:39 AM

With reports the federal government will cut a number of its initiatives aimed to help banks through the financial crisis in next week's budget, there is talk about whether the $125-billion Insured Mortgage Purchase Program will continue.read more

More homes to fit multi-generations under one roof: U.S. survey by | 2010-02-23 8:18:42 AM

Facing increasingly difficult financial and housing situations, more and more Americans have been combining multi-generations under one roof, according to a new survey.read more

From the Press: What people are saying about the new mortgage rules by | 2010-02-20 5:05:02 AM

A day after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced three changes to mortgage rules in Canada, it appears the overall response from the financial community has been favourable; however, questions still remain, including whether clients must qualify at five-year posted rates or five-year discounted rates. Here's a roundup of what's being said in the press:read more

U.S.-based firm pays borrowers to pay their mortgage by | 2010-02-11 6:03:44 AM

Lately some borrowers in the U.S. have been considering walking away from their mortgage, even if they have a means to pay it.read more

Superbrokers 2009 by | 2010-02-07 6:33:13 PM

CMP recently polled 14 national brokerages across Canada to uncover what they offer their brokers - everything from compensation to training to ancillary services. Here are the results.read more

Mortgage market strong, housing bubble nonexistent: Carney by | 2010-02-07 9:56:36 AM

Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney said Canada is not experiencing a housing bubble and he doesn''t see the need for structural changes to the country's mortgage market, according to a report in Reuters.read more

Bank of Canada takes stance on housing bubble by | 2010-01-31 11:02:16 AM

A Bank of Canada official called talks of a Canadian housing bubble premature in a speech in Edmonton Monday, adding higher interest rates are not the solution to cooling the current surge in housing demand and prices.read more