Economist weighs in on budget
The Canadian government has promised to dedicate $500,000 for collecting data on foreign ownership, but one leading economist hopes that data won’t be used to discourage foreign buyers
Chinese, South Asians dominate red-hot markets—study
Chinese and South Asians have purchased more homes in Canada’s top markets compared to other foreigners and domestic buyers
BC clamps down on ‘pure, naked greed’
The BC government is set to close a regulatory loophole that allowed “shadow flipping” to proliferate in the province, Premier Christy Clark announced
Considerations for Canadians looking at US mortgage
Canadians might consider looking a bit farther south for their property purchases, according to a banker
Liberals to spend $500,000 to gather foreign buyer data + budget highlights
Ottawa is spending $500,000 to help understand the role of foreign homebuyers in the country's housing market. That and other highlights from the budget
Is this the most divisive broker topic?
It doesn’t matter which side of the debate you fall on, it seems every broker across Canada has an opinion about this controversial topic
Vancouver locals air grave concerns about affordability
Hundreds of Vancouver locals voiced out their pressing concerns on the issue of affordability, amid several years of continuous price increases in the city
Millennials comprise half of fraud victims—study
A recent study revealed that the demographics most susceptible to fraud were the millennials and Generation Y
Possible developments in today’s budget
While details remain tight under wraps, an analyst offered predictions on probable developments surrounding the first budget for this year
Are you one of the industry’s top brokers?
Along with the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, CMP’s Top 75 Brokers by Volume is one of the industry’s greatest distinctions. Are you among them?