Canadian Mortgage Trends

Canadian Mortgage Trends (CMT) delivers the latest mortgage news in Canada for homeowners, online mortgage brokers, and real estate professionals. Author, Rober McLister is one of Canada’s best-known mortgage experts, a mortgage columnist for The Globe and Mail, editor of CanadianMortgageTrends.com (CMT) and founder of intelliMortgage Inc. and RateSpy.com. Robert created CMT in 2006. The publication now attracts 550,000+ annual readers, is a four-time Canadian Mortgage Awards recipient and has been named one of Canada’s best personal finance sites by the Globe & Mail. Prior to entering the mortgage world, Robert was an equities trader for eleven years and a finance graduate from the University of Michigan Business School.

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Siddall Launches Latest Volley in War of Words with the Mortgage Industry

For anyone who has been following the saga, it should be plainly obvious where Evan Siddall, head of the CMHC, stands on the mortgage stress test. In a recent editorial, we took an in-depth look at Siddall’s at-times passionate defence of stricter ...

Next Rate Move Will be Lower: CIBC

Just months ago, the prospect of an additional Bank of Canada rate hike by the end of 2020 was very much on the table. In recent weeks, however, whispers that the next rate move may in fact be down have been growing louder. In December, Capital Econo...

How Home Equity Can Be Used to Pay CRA Debts

It’s not unusual to find you owe some money to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) after filing your personal tax returns. Especially if you have neglected doing them for a few years. And like any other unexpected expense, you need to tighten your belt...

Siddall and Taylor Go Head-to-Head Over Housing

Note: This editorial piece was previously published on RateSpy.com. It is being reprinted with permission due to the important and timely issues raised.  Rarely have the heads of Canada’s housing agency and largest mortgage broker association been...

B.C. Regulator Shuts Down Unlicensed Broker with $500M in Volume

An unlicensed B.C. mortgage broker accused of arranging half a billion in mortgages for hundreds of clients has been issued a cease-and-desist order by the province’s mortgage regulator. The Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia (FI...