NEWS

Largest banks’ ability to hike mortgage rates might be limited – observers

The Liberal victory in the recent elections might herald a more restricted environment

CLA approves new mortgage tech vendor

E-signature provider’s technology is expected to be adapted to the specific needs of the mortgage and lending industries

Mortgage delinquency rates ease in Q2 – Equifax

Government support and payment deferrals played major roles in improving Canadians’ financial health, Equifax said

Will Canadian homebuyers flock back to the city?

A new report says the return to downtown cores may not be materializing – and one brokerage owner thinks clients will continue looking to the suburbs

SPECIALTY

Specialized Lending

What the purchase of HomeEquity means for brokers

The company’s CEO said that its acquisition is expected to have a significant impact for the mortgage broker channel

Commercial

Office vacancy levels reach multi-decade high – CBRE

Emergence of COVID-19 variants “amplified” market volatility, CBRE says

Alternative Lending

VersaBank unveils IPO pricing

The offering is scheduled to close on Sept. 24

MORTGAGE INDUSTRY

Mortgage delinquency rates ease in Q2 – Equifax

Government support and payment deferrals played major roles in improving Canadians’ financial health, Equifax said

Mortgage delinquency rates ease in Q2 – Equifax

Government support and payment deferrals played major roles in improving Canadians’ financial health, Equifax said

The market’s supply had large double-digit declines on an annual basis

Market Updates

Average sales prices across all housing types have been steadily increasing, as well

Market Updates

E-MAG

Canadian Mortgage Professional 16.09

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5-Star Mortgage Products

CMP turned to brokers to find out which Canadian mortgage products are best in class

Rising Stars 2021

CMP spotlights 63 up-and-coming young professionals who are making waves in the Canadian mortgage industry

Canadian Mortgage Awards 2021

The Canadian Mortgage Awards (CMAs) for 2021 were even more significant than ever, recognizing the industry’s top performers during a year that was like no other

Best Mortgage Employers 2021

Find out which firms stood out, based on feedback from their own employees