Could this cut down on speculation?
Increases came in the wake of similar hikes on mid-November
CIBC continues to assume great burdens in a period of volatility, analyst warns.
Both buyers and sellers in Toronto have become more careful amid new federal rules and recent political developments
Closure of National Bank’s broker-mediated distribution has left Scotiabank and TD as the last of the Big 6 to sell mortgages through brokers
Domestic factors are primarily to blame for the seemingly unstoppable price growth in Vancouver, CMHC data suggests
Governments need to focus more on domestic factors contributing to home price increases, says an economist
A major economic slump could lead to over $17B in losses for major Canadian banks and mortgage insurers
Canadian home buyers’ overall prospects remain positive despite economic hiccups
Keeping up strict underwriting standards for mortgages would protect lenders against the risks presented by rate hikes or price crashes
GTA’s ballooning housing activity is being fueled by enterprising buyers fleeing B.C.’s foreign buyer’s tax