Calgary relaxes rules on gated communities
Back in 2001 Calgary talked about banning gated enclaves in the city and in 2007 there was a clear statement in the land-use by-laws that gates across condominium driveways were not allowed.
Lenders face challenges in 2015 despite $31.7 billion profits
Canada’s five largest banks have collectively made profits of $31.7 billion in the past year, up $2 billion from the year before but they are warning of challenging times ahead.
Brokers question Equifax data
Brokers are questioning Equifax’s debt estimations, following an announcement that it believes Canadian household debt comprises two thirds home loans.
No signs of cooling in Canada’s hottest market
The red hot Toronto market is set to close out 2014 with a bang, according to recently released statistics.
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Toronto house prices keep on rising
Expect the prices of homes in Toronto to keep heading upwards through into 2015.
It hasn’t all been booming; Canada’s more moderate property markets
With so much talk of the property boom in our major cities it’s sometimes easy for those dealing mainly in the big markets to forget that elsewhere in Canada it hasn’t all been about high volumes and prices.
Canadians are saving 40 million dollars a day from lower gas prices
The sharp drop in oil prices are a concern for the energy sector and the economy as a whole but for consumers it means savings on everyday expenses as the cost of gas has fallen sharply too.
Broker weighs in on investment referrals
One leading mortgage broker has weighed in on the issue of investment referrals, and for him transparency is key.
Commission warns about mortgage broker ads
FSCO has recently received a number of complaints about illegal mortgage brokering ads and, in response, it has issued an official warning.