Mortgage News & Events


Slowing China casts chill over global markets

04-11-2014 07:04
China is back at the top of investor concerns after dismal trade numbers stirred concerns about the health of its economy, walloping major stock market indexes.

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Regulator set to release new mortgage rules

04-11-2014 07:04
Canada’s financial regulator is close to releasing a new set of standards for Canada’s mortgage insurers, one that the real-estate industry has worried may chill the market.

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MISSING NUMBERS

04-09-2014 08:04
Canada's financial leaders are under pressure to provide a clearer picture of the housing market, in the face of conflicting opinions about the health of a sector that is crucial to the national economy.

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For construction, non-residential collapse is bigger worry

04-09-2014 08:04
The latest numbers on Canadian housing starts and residential building permits will certainly add fuel to the fire and brimstone of the impending-housing-apocalypse believers. But as alarming as the weak residential data released Tuesday might have been, bigger problems for Canada's construction activity might lie in the non-residential side.

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Buying or selling a home? Why a good real estate lawyer is crucial

03-31-2014 08:03
While the team at PropertyGuys.com had long recommended that their clients across Canada hire lawyers toward the end of their home-selling deals, they decided a year ago to offer a package that included experienced counsel throughout the process.

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Canadian real estate’s next worry: commercial property

03-28-2014 01:03
First, it was Canada’s housing sector. Now, it’s the country’s commercial real estate market.

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More self-employed hitting mortgage wall because of recent rule changes

03-28-2014 01:03
For years, most of Marg Green’s self-employed clients could count on getting a mortgage on the strength of their credit score, and on their word that they were earning enough from their business to repay the loan.

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The middle-class squeeze: a case study

03-25-2014 01:03
The recent $2,072.34 repair bill on Hamish Telford's 2005 Dodge Caravan hit him right where it hurts.

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Bad news, bank investors: Credit growth may well have peaked

03-25-2014 01:03
It's too early to state definitively that Canadian credit growth has rolled over. But, for investors in domestic bank stocks, it's not too early to start worrying about it.

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Yellen spooks markets in her Fed debut

03-25-2014 01:03
Janet Yellen rattled investors in her debut as the U.S.’s top central banker, as Wall Street focused on an apparent tilt toward raising interest rates sooner than expected.

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