The fallout from the B.C. government's budget continues as out-of-province Canadians found out they will also be hit by the same tax that's intended to dissuade foreign speculators from pillaging the domestic real estate market
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?
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.
Millennials may actually have more financial advantages than their parents, despite constant reports to the contrary. Except when it comes to purchasing a home.
May begins at a frantic pace in Vancouver, but is this an overheating market or just part of the globalization of real estate?..... Property prices help keep consumer confidence high….. and is Edmonton ready for a high-speed link to Calgary?
Commercial mortgages are an increasingly lucrative business and these latest Canadian statistics may draw a few more players to the game.
One broker has gone on the offensive to combat Investors Group’s 1.99 per cent three-year variable rate by outlining the product’s drawbacks.
Mark Carney is now shrugging off concerns about Canada’s housing market.
Affordability forces baby boomers to make tough choices in B.C...Calgary's commercial market cools down...And our oil rich regions prove the best in the world.
Mortgage applicants in the UK are being asked increasingly intrusive questions by lenders including whether they play golf or eat steak, in what has been dubbed ‘Spanish-inquisition’-style interviews.
Industry players are frustrated by the lack of options for self-employed clients but the best way to navigate this area, according to one broker, is to assemble a solid stable of a few lenders willing to go the extra mile.