Mortgage News & Events


Housing starts dip in November, analysts still see soft landing

12-11-2013 03:12
There were 192,235 housing starts in Canada on an annualized basis in November, down from the prior month and slightly below economists’ expectations.

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Tiff Macklem leaving Bank of Canada

12-06-2013 06:12
Tiff Macklem, the Bank of Canada’s No. 2 official, is leaving the central bank seven months after losing out to Stephen Poloz in the race to succeed Mark Carney as governor.

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One casualty of new restrictions could be 30-year mortgages

12-06-2013 06:12
Since 2008, regulators have been trying to contain housing risk by piling on new mortgage rules, and bringing back some old ones. So far, the housing market has yet to crack under the weight of those policies.

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Bank stocks dip as earnings season kicks off

12-06-2013 06:12
Canadian banks continue to report solid core earnings, but investors are clearly worried about future profit potential.

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Deflation fears look to weigh on Poloz’s outlook

12-04-2013 02:12
Of all the economic signs that Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz watches these days, none is more problematic than inflation.

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Canadian banks set to deliver more good news

12-04-2013 01:12
The good times for Canadian banks aren't over, despite a growing number of warnings from Big Six executives.

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The quiet rise of long-term rates

11-29-2013 07:11
People fixate on the Bank of Canada's overnight interest rate, but that's not the one that affects your mortgage or your portfolio's value

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Weakening rental picture latest condo market worry

11-29-2013 06:11
There are signs that rents in Toronto’s condo market are on the verge of decreasing, at a time when new landlords are already dealing with low returns, a new report says.

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Thirty-year mortgages remain a focus for OSFI

11-28-2013 08:11
Canada’s banking regulator is still monitoring 30-year mortgages, the head of Canada’s financial regulator told a conference of mortgage brokers in Toronto on Monday.

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IMF wants Ottawa to reduce CMHC role

11-28-2013 08:11
The IMF has some advice for Canada: Scale back the level of government-backed mortgage insurance and help spur lending to small- and medium-sized businesses.

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