News

  • Lucky buyer wins by using broker by Jamie Henry | 28 Jul 2014

    One leading network’s “Purchase Plus Improvement” mortgage product gives clients access to up to $40,000 for home renovations. And as part of the product, one lucky couple took home $5,000 to help renovate their home. read more

  • New report to shed light on condo foreign investment by Jamie Henry | 28 Jul 2014

    A new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is set to shed some light on condo ownership; specifically just how much foreign investment is driving prices. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 28 Jul 2014

    New insights into who owns condo investments expected next month… Bank of Canada says REITS may be a better choice than condos for investors… Fracking should be delayed says Nova Scotia university president… And which Canadian city ranks among the world’s richest? read more

  • Rate site sees increased support by Justin da Rosa | 25 Jul 2014

    One leading rate site has seen an influx in business since RateHub’s announcement that it will start its own mortgage brokerage. read more

  • Sales continue to surge, despite naysayers by Jamie Henry | 25 Jul 2014

    Brokers in Canada’s hottest condo market likely experienced a busy quarter as sales continued to surge in 2014, despite fears from some that it will eventually lead to a correction. read more

  • Far-out Friday: Staff penalized for bathroom breaks by MBN | 25 Jul 2014

    WaterSaver Faucet Co. is concerned about employee productivity levels going down the toilet -- literally. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 25 Jul 2014

    No Supreme Court hearing for the Toronto Real Estate Board on ‘virtual realtors’ offices’ case… Saskatoon sees rise in construction… Calgary developments designed for the outdoor types… And US new homes sales weaker than predicted. read more

  • Competition forcing brokers to look elsewhere? by Jamie Henry | 24 Jul 2014

    One leading broker in a niche space has to look outside major markets to find business as competition heats up. read more

  • BoC Governor's greatest hits by MBN | 24 Jul 2014

    Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz sure is a colourful fellow; his word acrobatics often incite any number of reactions ranging from giggles, incredulity and – at their best – better understanding. Macleans Magazine recently assembled a list of Poloz’s best metaphors. read more

  • Economist warns of bubble, but not everywhere by Jamie Henry | 24 Jul 2014

    The chief economist of the Bank of Montreal is showing more caution in the property market, but mainly in two areas. read more