Could this market be the next to implement a foreign buyer tax?
The next Canadian Census is scheduled for next year, and one leading economist is arguing a full census will better help brokers understand the market and target potential clients
Here are five strategies for effectively positioning a specialist product to clients in need
Brokers have long called for a standard calculation for clients looking to break a fixed-rate mortgage, but a growing number of players are now abandoning that hope
Canadians are still adding to household debt, and once again it’s the secured kind – and not credit cards – catching the blame
Tighter regulations are pushing the envelope for more creative lending options – especially for clients with less than stellar credit histories
As summer ends and real estate’s busiest season kicks off, new figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association show actual home sales activity in August was up year-over-year, the third highest August sales on record.
It’s a new and largely unprecedented threat to brokers, with one big bank ramping up the promotion of its army of road reps by showcasing what increasingly separates them from competitors
The second quarter saw brokers veer from variable rate mortgages, even as most pundits abandoned predictions for a rate hike at the Bank of Canada and others actually anticipated a drop
Tutorials in the basics of mortgage borrowing are a large part of a broker’s value-add, but unfortunately there are some misconceptions about the industry that frequently go unchallenged and contribute to consumer worry about alternative financing
Eastwood Securities’ Peter Schembri shares some of the skills you’ll need to navigate short-term deals