Final CMA finalists announced
The largest awards ceremony in the industry is quickly approaching, and we’ve got your final list of nominees, including brokerage, broker, and network of the year.
Update on monoline’s bank status
One major monoline lender is one step closer to becoming a federally regulated Schedule I Bank, with scheduled OSFI site meetings expected to be one of the last steps.
Most Canadians would choose fixed-rate mortgage today
If they were arranging a mortgage today most Canadians would opt for a fixed-rate loan rather than risk volatility with a variable deal.
Lenders highlight features other than rates as competition intensifies
With the busy spring buying season kicking off mortgage lenders are keen to be seen as having the best deal but it’s not necessarily all about the rates.
Builder shifts from the suburbs to downtown, says ‘no bubble’
With the trend towards more Canadians choosing to live downtown one of Canada’s most prolific building firms is following the crowd.
Five key lessons from popular corporate branding
Miller Ingenuity CEO Steve Blue discusses what agency owners looking to brand or rebrand their business can learn from popular corporate efforts of the past.
Alberta’s new budget spares real estate market
Alberta’s new provincial budget was rife with tax increases, including those relating to real estate, but agents on the ground say those fee increases aren’t likely to really impact the market.
RateHub.ca boots broker
The broker who had his rate removed from RateHub.ca alleges he has also been barred from using the site in the future.
Brokers question analyst’s knowledge
Brokers are poking holes in one analyst’s prediction that Canada’s housing market is in dire straits, accusing him of ignorance when it comes to Canada’s oil industry – and the economy’s reliance on it.
Poloz answers critics questioning BoC’s credibility
The Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz has gone into damage control mode, defending the bold actions carried out by the BoC in January when it shocked the market with a rate cut.