Not only is closing mortgage deals about to get harder, it's also going to become more time-consuming than ever before, and that might cause part-time agents and brokers to jump ship
One developer’s rate-buydown promotion resulted in hundreds of sales in mere minutes; are we bound to see more of these promotions?
With oil prices slightly rebounding, can Alberta-based brokers expect business to follow suit?
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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz has given a strong hint that there will be no further interest rate cut in the near future.
The Economist says that Canada’s housing market is overvalued by at least 25 per cent.
Despite data and forecasts suggesting that the long-predicted “soft landing” for Canada’s housing markets in starting, there are many mortgage lenders and real estate agents who are not seeing that in their areas.
Optimism for the housing market is still rising according to the latest Bloomberg/Nanos Canadian Confidence Index.
The Economist magazine has surveyed housing costs around the globe and found that Canada’s housing prices are overvalued by 35 per cent when side by side with Canadian incomes.
Brokers, better get scrappy. Regulatory changes in another sector are threatening to draw more players into mortgage brokering despite the soft market.
Brokers aren’t ready to give up without a fight: Several industry players share their thoughts on winning back market share.