Mortgage News & Events


Fed to end bond buying in October

07-10-2014 06:07
Historic stimulus measure to wind down in the fall, but benchmark rate to remain at zero as U.S. economy continues rebound

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Housing market defies forecasts

07-10-2014 06:07
Most experts figured Canada's housing market would be showing signs of a slowdown by now. Instead, home construction and sales are up, raising questions about where the market is headed.

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Can you afford a home in these cities?

07-08-2014 12:07
Housing affordability is a national disaster that begs further investigation.

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OSFI adds to chorus of caution on rising household debt

06-27-2014 06:06
High household debt levels in Canada are "potentially a real problem," the country's financial sector watchdog is warning.

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In the U.S., a downward revision fails to silence talk of an upswing

06-26-2014 09:06
It turns out the pothole the U.S. economy hit in the first quarter was more like a crater.

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Cottage sales pick up despite CMHC rules

06-26-2014 09:06
Re/Max reports that decision to stop insuring Canadians' vacation homes is having a negligible effect on market

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CMHC to return to lower-risk roots

06-18-2014 05:06
The head of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is shifting the priority of the mortgage insurer to helping Canadians buy homes they need, not the bigger, pricier homes they might want.

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Bank of England's Carney says rates could rise sooner than expected

06-13-2014 08:06
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday that British interest rates could rise sooner than financial markets expect

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Canada’s economy could take hit from China banking crisis, BoC warns

06-13-2014 08:06
A crash of China’s shadow banking system would send shock waves through the Canadian economy, depressing commodity prices and triggering a housing market correction, the Bank of Canada warns in a new report.

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Young urban condo buyers: Why not rent instead?

06-10-2014 09:06
Question for all the young adults buying condos these days: What are you thinking?

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