Mortgage News & Events


Bernanke-to-Yellen handoff: The right central banker for the times

01-21-2014 08:01
Next week, Ben Bernanke will step down as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, to be succeeded by Janet Yellen.

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Why Canada’s cult of home ownership is in trouble

01-21-2014 08:01
Despite all the financial obstacles they face, young adults have been eager believers in home ownership. Now, they’re thinking more critically about houses.

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Poloz unlikely to cut rates, despite deflation concern

01-20-2014 09:01
Stephen Poloz’s biggest headache these days is disinflation.

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A peek behind the great condo craze

01-15-2014 08:01
Get past the market hype and allow yourself plenty of time to do adequate research before buying a new high-rise home

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In 2024, all homes will be 'dream' homes

01-09-2014 08:01
Home ownership will be fantasy for Canadians with an average income, as wage hikes are unlikely to keep pace with housing market

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The hard-landing hedge fund: A new way to bet against housing

12-20-2013 04:12
A Toronto financial firm is creating a hedge fund that will allow Canadian investors to bet on a housing slump, a move that underscores the skepticism that exists about policy makers’ ability to engineer a soft landing for the real estate market.

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Six steps to a wealthier, happier 2014

12-20-2013 04:12
From finding a better credit card deal to making the best use of your cash, here's how to get the new year off to a profitable start

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Hot real estate market has cooled to a healthy simmer

12-18-2013 10:12
Don't be seduced by the continued big numbers coming out of Canada's housing sector. The overheated market, a key concern to the Bank of Canada and other assorted economic worrywarts, is most definitely off its boil.

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Housing market defies expectations with latest CREA figures

12-18-2013 10:12
Canada’s housing market is on track to close out 2013 on a stronger note than last year, defying the expectations of economists just a few months ago.

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Risk to Canada’s financial system falls for first time in two years as...

12-12-2013 05:12
The Bank of Canada says the risks buffeting the Canadian financial system have declined for the first time in two years thanks to the fading threat of a euro financial crisis and a slight uptick in long-term interest rates.

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