Fixed rate mortgage at 2.99% on offer
The 10-year fixed mortgage is not a product for which Canadians feel any particular affinity, but there’s a very good chance it will gain popularity
Brokers weigh in on an emboldened LPAT
The Ontario provincial government wants to endow the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal with the same power the defunct Ontario Municipal Board had to overrule decisions made by local-level officials—an initiative brokers say will deliver much-needed housing supply
OREA wants bully offers banned
The Ontario Real Estate Association is lobbying the provincial government to prohibit bully offers, citing its desire to enhance professional standards in the industry
Foreign capital distorts Canadian home prices
While many within the real estate industry loathe admitting it, foreign capital is, without a doubt, distorting the prices of homes in key Canadian markets
TD vies for supremacy in HELOC market
TD Bank is making a push for greater share of the home equity line of credit market
Will digital mortgage apps steal brokers' market share?
TD Bank launched a digital mortgage app last week, and other banks are expected to follow suit, but what are the ramifications for the broker channel?
Will a global association affect brokers’ autonomy?
What does the newly announced International Mortgage Broker Federation mean for Canadian brokers?
Investors share stories about Fortress Real Developments
MortgageBrokerNews.ca's message board is alight with stories from investors, most of whom claim they were swindled
What to expect in 2019
The Canadian economy is showing cracks in its foundation and, beginning with turmoil in Alberta, they will reverberate through the coming year
Insolvency filings expected to rise: CAIRP
The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals believes that as interest rates rise, so too will insolvency filings