Ron Butler

Mortgage expert: HSBC Canada sale strips borrowers of the best rate

Mortgage specialist argues RBC takeover will undermine competitive lending environment

‘A bright shiny object’: Industry reacts as First-Time Home Buyer Incentive axed

The controversial scheme is winding up – and some are welcoming its end

What will plummeting bond yields mean for the spring mortgage market?

Fixed rates have ticked downwards in recent weeks

Housing, mortgage affordability crises: Is the federal government's approach working?

Tuesday's fiscal update placed a strong focus on housing – and the struggles of mortgage holders

Has OSFI pulled its punches on HELOC regulation?

The banking regulator "chose not to be more aggressive" on reform, says mortgage veteran

Variable rates vs fixed rates – which will prevail in Canada?

The central bank’s record-low benchmark overnight rate is a major factor in accelerated demand

Risks, rewards and resets

The story of broker Dave Butler's rise has a little bit of everything. Having avoided a sudden, disappointing ending, Butler is ready to write the next chapter

CMHC's new rules will spur heightened home-buying activity – brokers

Many Canadians will attempt to purchase new homes before the adjusted rules take effect on July 1

How did Canada's top mortgage broker go without a CRM until May 2020?

It took the critical eye of an outsider to bring Butler Mortgage into the twenty-first century

Does Mortgage Professionals Canada serve brokers well?

The industry association turns 25 this year. How well is it doing in representing its members’ interests?