Daily Market Update
New employment opportunities set to boost north BC housing demands… Why we should follow the UK in using mortgage brokers more… And soldier wins first battle in housing war with the government.
Two brokers: Two opinions on advising a certain client
Opinions diverge on how best to advise clients with little or no credit.
Male brokers better at self-promotion?
Leading brokers discuss female representation in the mortgage industry – an increasingly important topic that CMP is set to discuss in its upcoming Women of Influence issue.
How to lead like Steve Jobs
Become a visionary leader and you can do great things in your brokerage. But what does this mean?
Daily Market Update: Ontario Market Overvalued – Thanks to Mom and Dad?
Are Mom & Dad responsible for the overvalued market in Ontario? It’s a positive outlook for Calgary … while affordable homes are celebrated homes in Moncton.
Expect soft landing and rate increase: CMHC
A decline in housing starts in 2014 is expected to cause a soft landing across Canada, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s second quarter housing outlook, released Thursday.
Mortgage product gives buyers the chance to win
One leading network’s “Purchase Plus Improvement” mortgage product gives clients access to up to $40,000 for home renovations which is rolled into the payments. And as part of the product, one lucky couple took home $5,000 to help renovate their home.
House prices forecast to fall 20% over 5 years
Pacific Investment Management Co. forecasts Canadian home prices falling as much as 20 per cent in the next five years, removing the boost from household spending that contributed to faster than- expected growth last quarter, reports the Ottawa Citizen.
Daily Market Update: 'No bubble,' says Oliver | Slower market than expected | Amortization questions
No housing or mortgage crisis in Canada, according to the finance minister….. but academic calls the market “lacklustre” and says that’s significant…..and is shorter always better for mortgage amortizations?
Broker support from an unlikely place?
It's not the first place brokers would expect to hear support for their position, but the former Bank of Canada chief and current Bank of England governor is shrugging off concerns about the housing market.