News

  • Beating the banks is worth the fight: Brokers by Jamie Henry | 05 Jun 2014

    Tightened lending regulations have made it tougher to fund deals but brokers are best served to put their noses to grindstone and work harder to find the right mortgage for their clients, according to two players. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 05 Jun 2014

    Toronto sees growth in sales of property over $2 million….affordable housing not an issue in Ontario and why Vancouver wants to protect its heritage homes… read more

  • Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate by Jamie Henry | 04 Jun 2014

    The Bank of Canada announced Wednesday it will hold its target for the overnight rate at one per cent, citing an inflation rate that remains below target. read more

  • Banks have A-business cornered? by Justin da Rosa | 04 Jun 2014

    Another big bank has joined the ranks of lenders offering a sub-three per cent five-year fixed rate; signalling the growing importance of alternative lending to the mortgage broker industry, according to one player. read more

  • Realtor refutes TD’s over-valued market report by Jamie Henry | 04 Jun 2014

    A respected Toronto-based Realtor says the Canadian housing market is not overvalued, despite a report from TD Bank that claimed prices are 10 per cent higher than they should be. But will brokers agree? read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 04 Jun 2014

    Vancouver realtors enjoying three year demand high ….. why paying off the mortgage quicker may be bad for your golden years… and why real estate is taking to the skies….. read more

  • Certain buyers don't understand credit by Justin da Rosa | 03 Jun 2014

    A recent study points to the importance of advising clients on the impact credit scores have on attaining a mortgage – especially for millennial home buyers. read more

  • Reverse mortgages up by Jamie Henry | 03 Jun 2014

    Reverse mortgages are up 26 per cent year-to-date, according to HomeEquity Bank; which dredges up an ongoing debate about the value of such a product. read more

  • Canadians paying off mortgages faster by Jamie Henry | 03 Jun 2014

    Record low interest rates are helping Canadians pay off their debt faster, but cheap borrowing costs are not enough to overcome the red hot housing sector, according to a new survey. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 03 Jun 2014

    Could the Bank of Canada actually CUT rates? …. Calgary sets new records… and should rules on condo ownership be standardized ? read more