• CREA: Markets declined in October by Justin da Rosa | 15 Nov 2013

    The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) released its monthly numbers for all of Canada and – true to its forecast released last month – Canadian home sales have dropped in October 2013. read more

  • National home buyer preference survey results by MBN | 15 Nov 2013

    Century 21 teamed up with RONA to study the home-buying habits of Canada’s number one housing driver, baby boomers, and the generation expected to take the wheel in the near future: millennials. read more

  • Flaherty stokes fears once again by MBN | 14 Nov 2013

    Once again, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has stoked the industry’s fears by stating that the Canadian government is willing to intervene if the housing market is viewed as a threat to the Canadian economy read more

  • Bank of Canada issues warning about email scams by MBN | 14 Nov 2013

    The central bank has issued a warning to Canadians explaining that fake emails are being disseminated to the public purporting to be sent on behalf of the bank and soliciting money. read more

  • Two portraits of a Millennial first-time homebuyer by Justin da Rosa | 13 Nov 2013

    Developers presented two very different profiles of Millennial first-time buyers at the CMHC conference in Toronto Tuesday -- both absolutely key for brokers to understand as they head into 2014. read more

  • A look ahead at Ontario's housing market in 2014 by MBN | 13 Nov 2013

    At the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) conference in Toronto, Ted Tsiakopoulos painted an optimistic picture for Ontario’s housing market in 2014. Here’s what you need to know. read more

  • The most unique broker incentive ever? by Justin da Rosa | 12 Nov 2013

    In a bid to drum up potential business, a Brampton-based broker took to the street to hand out pamphlets inviting potential clients to attend a 45-minute presentation… and the chance to win the most unorthodox prize ever. read more

  • Bank economist offers key forecast by Justin da Rosa | 12 Nov 2013

    One leading economist is offering both good and bad news for brokers concerned about the immediate future of home sales as interest rates tick higher and buyer appetite seems more and more uncertain. read more

  • No need to rush home purchases, says brokerage by MBN | 12 Nov 2013 has now released its take on the long-term viability of variable rate mortgages, suggesting they represent the safest harbour for first-time homebuyers looking to get into the market. read more

  • Experts: Mortgage rates will decline further by MBN | 11 Nov 2013

    The waning year has seen a rate rollercoaster as historically-low fixed rates shot up before descending once again; and the expert panel assembled by expects that slow descent to continue into the end of the year. read more