Market update

  • Broker launches mortgage protection by Steve Randall | 18 Jan 2016

    First Foundation of Edmonton has launched a new lay-off insurance product in response to client demand. Helping borrowers who are worried about losing their home. read more

  • Traders price-in interest rate cut by Steve Randall | 18 Jan 2016

    The Bank of Canada meets Wednesday and some are calling for a cut in interest rates to head-off crosswinds in the economy read more

  • New home prices edge higher by Steve Randall | 15 Jan 2016

    The price of new homes saw a monthly increase of 0.2 percent and a year-over-year rise of 1.6 percent in November 2015 according to data from Statistics Canada read more

  • PM positive, ATB less so by Steve Randall | 15 Jan 2016

    The Prime Minister said Thursday that he is “optimistic” about the future of Canada’s economy, which will require diversification from a reliance on energy read more

  • BMO expects interest rate cut by Steve Randall | 15 Jan 2016

    The Bank of Canada will decide on interest rates next Wednesday and a growing number of financial experts are calling for a cut read more

  • Two views on heritage by Steve Randall | 15 Jan 2016

    Many residents of Canada have a different view on heritage within their cities. Many buildings are being torn down for new development and some oppose the idea. read more

  • Developer to offer condos with no downpayment by Steve Randall | 14 Jan 2016

    A developer in British Columbia is hoping to allow buyers to get a brand new condo with no downpayment read more

  • Price growth to slow says Royal LePage by Steve Randall | 14 Jan 2016

    Home prices will continue to grow this year but at a slower pace than in 2015 according to a new report from Royal LePage read more

  • Calgary’s sales, prices set to drop by Steve Randall | 14 Jan 2016

    The Calgary Real Estate Board projected that sales activity will decline by 2 percent with the annualized benchmark price falling by 3.44 percent to $438,652 read more

  • Another big mortgage lender increases rates by Steve Randall | 13 Jan 2016

    CIBC is the latest big bank to increase mortgage rates saying that it is “responding to the market.” read more