Month: November 2017

Are B-20 Regulations Causing a Real Estate Rush?

By: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa Is the looming threat of tougher mortgage qualification sparking a mad real estate buying rush? It would appear pending B-20 regulations, which will go into effect on January 1st, are fueling a short-term uptick in sales activity following several months of decline. Unseasonably strong numbers have been noted by several real… Read more »

Why MICs are an Important Player in the Canadian Real Estate Ecosystem

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The mortgage industry in Canada is going through many changes, not the least of which as a result of the new lending rules passed by the federal government. But even before the time of those rules changes, a shift has been taking place in the business; namely a ride in popularity of MICs (mortgage investment… Read more »