The real reason the government has introduced stringent mortgage stress testing, claims a mortgage broker, is because it wants Canadians to spend less money on mortgage payments and more on other segments of the economy
Brokers in one region of the country should expect some difficulty funding high ratio mortgages, after one mortgage default insurer has said it will more closely analyze applications from those clients going forward.
A new study, ten years in the making, will help brokers better advise clients who are interested in purchasing one of the most popular property types.
The decline of interest and prime lending rates have provided investors and other buyers with unique investment opportunities but with uncertainty still ahead, the question remains: Variable or fixed for your investor clients?
As competition in the mortgage market heats up smaller lenders including credit unions are offering better deals.
Alberta will dip into recession this year but it will be mild and short-lived according to a report from CIBC World Markets.
The world’s super-rich love buying property in Vancouver and Toronto according to a new report from realtors Knight Frank.
The Region of Waterloo will be one of the most dynamic real estate markets in Canada in coming years according to a new report by Colliers International.
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Home sales dropped in 60 per cent of markets in January, marking the first year-over-year decline since April 2014.
A Supreme Court of Canada ruling has taken “two incremental steps” that will change the way real estate contracts are written and acted upon.