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July 10, 2018

Interest Rate Hikes Eroding Housing Affordability

After improving slightly late last year, housing affordability has now reached “crisis levels” in Vancouver and is posing a “tremendous challenge” in Toronto. That’s the assessment […]
June 13, 2018

Homebuyers: Avoid These Common Mortgage Pitfalls

A home is the largest purchase most people will make in their lives. That should reinforce the importance of planning ahead, doing your research, relying on […]
May 16, 2018

The State of Mortgage Consumers

Mortgage consumer debt reached a record level in the second quarter of 2017, yet mortgage holders have proven capable of managing their increasing monthly obligations. That’s […]
May 2, 2018

Latest Mortgage Stats | 2018

There have been a number of reports released over the past few weeks that have provided some interesting insight into the state of the housing and […]
April 11, 2018

Your Work Makes You Happier Than You Think

While we may think we dislike our work, research shows we’re considerably less happy doing nothing. The great paradox of working for a living, according to […]
March 14, 2018

The Benefits of Consulting a Mortgage Broker

Navigating the real estate and mortgage processes with the help of an expert mortgage broker can help set your mind at ease when making one of […]
February 20, 2018

Budget 2018 | British Columbia

The BC Government released Budget 2018 today. As it relates to housing, the government made changes to the foreign buyers tax, and added a new speculation […]
February 7, 2018

What’s Driving Canadian Homebuyers?

Mortgage rule changes and increasing interest rates—surprisingly—weren’t the top motivators for prospective homebuyers in 2017, according to a new survey from the Canada Mortgage and Housing […]
January 22, 2018

Changing Interest Rates January 2018

Over the last couple of weeks, you’ve no doubt heard that interest rates have been on the move. Most fixed rate products have seen a small […]