The government appears to have ignored the industry’s call to curb mortgage rule tweaking until last round’s impact is fully realized
One brokerage and its lending partners went nationwide in the fight against cancer, raising $30,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.
Leads are the lifeblood of successful mortgage companies, and figuring out how to generate them can almost be a full-time job in itself. But not all lead generation strategies are created equal.
What effect will one major mortgage insurer’s new guidelines have for brokers and their clients?
Comparing the Canadian and American markets may be akin to apples and oranges, despite critics fearing a similar downturn at home.
Two recent hires at one brokerage are expected to grow sections of the Ontario market and smooth the real estate transaction process.
Forget shorter amortization periods: One broker believes a mortgage grace period would be more beneficial for first-time buyers.
Industry professionals have long felt foreign investors are inflating Canada’s market, but that may not be the case.
Paper-based systems have long been a thorn in the side of those who are responsible for the management of real estate fund transfers – so one company decided to do something about it.
One industry association is lobbying for longer amortization periods for first-time homebuyers, but brokers aren’t exactly sold on the idea.