Firmly entrenched in the mortgage industry, diversification is no longer a mere option as much as it is a staple of most brokers’ and brokerages’ business plans
The number of properties for sale in the Saskatoon area is up 15 per cent from this time last year.
Mortgage brokers are echoing calls for regulators to target a prevailing issue with MLS listings.
One industry player on the front lines has confirmed what one economist has said about worrisome Canadian markets.
Positioning is everything in negotiating, claims one expert, and three situations in particular cause deal-blocking.
A senior official from the Bank of Canada is warning that the government is overexposed to the housing market.
October’s average home sale price was up 9 per cent on a year earlier in Toronto according to figures from local real estate board.
National Bank economist Marc Pinsonneault says that we should be concerned about the housing market but not the much-talked-about heat in Toronto and Vancouver.
PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute say that mixed use is the future of real estate.
The Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, assured Canadians there is no risk of a U.S.-style housing crisis, despite record-high prices and sales.
Canadian brokers and mortgage borrowers are always leery of hidden mortgage fees, but one trend occurring across the pond will shock and surprise industry vets.