Could this market be the next to implement a foreign buyer tax?
Interest in private lenders has never been greater, but brokers beware, your due diligence starts with understanding your lender and their commitment level.
Falling home prices are causing issues for clients looking to refi in a market more accustomed to price hikes
A recent lender acquisition has renewed concerns that more amalgamation could be in store, and brokers fear it could be a big bank doing the buying
Low interest rates have a growing number of millennials buying homes instead of renting, but lenders need to be careful, warn industry analysts
The industry is applauding Stephen Harper’s pledge to collect foreign ownership figures for Canadian real estate – and brokers argue that data should lead to restrictions
One broker is calling for more transparency from the industry’s national association around its funding sources
The detractors of reverse mortgages are still out there, with lenders increasingly prepared to counter those arguments with facts about their loans and the growth in borrower interest
Don’t overlook the good old info package, there’s a reason why superstar brokers never do
Despite general optimism about a recent acquisition, some brokers are lamenting the sell-off of a broker-owned bank