Are There More Mortgage Rule Changes Coming?

Are There More Mortgage Rule Changes Coming?

Recently, the Bank of Canada released its semi-annual Financial Systems Review (PDF document), which identifies some of the major risks that the Bank foresees on the economic horizon. Unsurprisingly, the Bank pinpoints increased levels of Canadian household debt and...
Verico Economic Update with Michael Campbell June 2017

Verico Economic Update with Michael Campbell June 2017

Here is the latest economic update from Verico’s economist Michael Campbell. I think that anyone working in the real estate industry can be forgiven for waking up in a cold sweat muttering what Ronald Regan called the 9 scariest words in the English language:...
Watch What I Do, Not What I Say

Watch What I Do, Not What I Say

Is the government being reckless and irresponsible or will rates be this low forever? Here’s a great article that compares the recent changes to mortgage qualifications imposed on Canadians (what the government says) and the government’s own borrowing...