Past CMA winners share experiences about how a Canadian Mortgage Award helped increase business and boost their reputations: “Winning a CMA is huge in the industry. It’s like the Oscars of the mortgage world”
Brokers are voicing their displeasure with a recent change made by a big bank that will affect past and future clients.
One of Canada’s most influential not-for-profit research organizations recently published its yearly Long-Term Economic Forecast, which include its predictions for the housing and mortgage markets for the next few years.
Housing starts in Canada were down for the fifth consecutive month in February, according to the latest figures by CMHC.
A program to help Canadians who are having a home built or renovated has been extended for three years.
With high prices and, in parts of the country, concern about job security and the economy, renovations are booming.
The real estate industry was one of the three most-targeted sectors by email ‘phishing’ scams in January.
The latest building permits report from Statistics Canada found a 21 per cent decline in permit values for multi-family construction projects, which fell to $1.5 billion in January – its lowest point since March 2013.
In what one industry player is referring to as a “great example of bank greed,” one big bank has tacked on a monthly fee to one of its most popular programs among brokers.
Readers are debating mortgage debt versus consumer debt after the CMHC released previously confidential remarks about its concern for the housing market, but is it time to finally put that discussion to bed?
Along with the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, CMP’s Top 75 Brokers by Volume is one of the industry’s greatest distinctions. Are you among them?