Why Variable Rate drops are creating a surge in activity
Why Variable Rate drops are creating a surge in activity This Spring we’re seeing lenders getting aggressive with their pricing... read more
How to get around Canada’s harsh new mortgage rules – Come July 1, 2020, it will be a lot harder to get the feds to back your mortgage.
[Financial Post - June 16, 2020] The tighter lending rules coming into force July 1 will make it harder for... read more
What is the Qualifying Rate?
[Source: Invis, May 3, 2018] You’re probably aware that there have been many mortgage rule changes over the last several... read more
CERB is transitioning to EI. What does that mean?
[CBC - August 21, 2020] New benefits are introduced and EI is being revamped. Here's what you need to know The... read more
B.C. the ‘bright light’ for Canada’s economy
[Source: Journal of Commerce, October 20, 2017] Economic indicators are looking good for British Columbia, Canada and the world. At... read more
Condos Drive Fastest Surge in Canadian Housing Starts Since 2007
[Source: Bloomberg, April 10, 2017] Canadian housing starts surged to the fastest pace in a decade, led by apartments and... read more
Pandemic housing market to stay hot in 2021, but economists expect a hangover later in the year
[Financial Post - January 14, 2021] Much is dependent on vaccine outcomes, interest rates and buyer psychology. This year is forecast... read more
Rising interest rates mean Canadians need the right mortgage advice
[Globe and Mail - June 8, 2022] Homeowners and buyers should seek advice as they adjust their strategies and look... read more
Waiting to see if declines in real estate sales translate into falling prices
[Source: CBC News - August 14, 2018] The Canadian real estate industry is used to disregarding gloomy predictions. But now, after... read more
Canada’s economy accelerates on consumer, business spending
[Source: Globe and Mail, May 31,2017] Canada’s economy accelerated strongly in the first quarter, driven by consumer spending and a... read more