News

  • Employment insurance stable by Jamie Henry | 19 Dec 2014

    The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits in October was 491,400, little changed from the previous month, according to new StatsCan figures. read more

  • Newly released data reveals mortgage buyer sentiment by Jamie Henry | 18 Dec 2014

    Statistics released by one of the industry’s leading consumer-facing mortgage website reveal buyer sentiments about the industry now and in the future. read more

  • Poll: Holiday schedules by MBN | 18 Dec 2014

    The Holidays are a time for relaxing with the family, pounding eggnog and watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation on repeat. So how much time do you take off to share the season with your family? Take our poll and let us know. read more

  • 4 tips for making your holiday parties profitable by MBN | 18 Dec 2014

    It’s that time of year again! Time for the annual company or neighborhood holiday party and all the other social events that come with the holiday season. The truth is that these seasonal events are also a great place for networking. And even if you don’t look at them as ‘networking events,’ you likely will be meeting new people and making an impression in the process. You may as well make the most of it! read more

  • ​Ontario set to lead the economy in 2015 says TD Bank by Jamie Henry | 18 Dec 2014

    With the decline in the energy and raw materials sector it will be Ontario that leads the nation’s economy in the coming months. read more

  • ​December sales up in Toronto but listings are too low by Jamie Henry | 18 Dec 2014

    Toronto Real Estate Board reports that year-over-year figures for MLS sales for the first 14 days of December were up 1.9 per cent. read more

  • Vancouver businesses set to be hit with higher property taxes by Jamie Henry | 18 Dec 2014

    It will be another few weeks before formal notices of property tax assessments will be sent to businesses in Vancouver but building owners have already been contacted to warn them of increased costs. read more

  • Canadians want a more equal society by Jamie Henry | 18 Dec 2014

    A survey by the Broadbent Institute shows that Canadians underestimate how much of the nation’s wealth the top 20 per cent control. read more

  • RECA brings court-ordered injunction against fake broker by MBN | 17 Dec 2014

    The Real Estate Council of Alberta has brought a court-ordered injunction against a man who, despite several cease-and-desist orders and more than $60,000 in unpaid fines, continues to illegally trade in real estate and mortgages. read more

  • Exclusive: CMHC chief economist weighs in on foreign condo investment by Justin da Rosa | 17 Dec 2014

    For the first time, CMHC released data on foreign condo investors in Canada Wednesday and in an exclusive with MortgageBrokerNews.ca, a CMHC economist shares some details behind the methodology used. read more