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 (CMT) and founder of intelliMortgage Inc. and 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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Home Sales End Year on Historically Low Note

Last year was a tumultuous one for Canadian real estate, culminating in one of the slowest Decembers on recent record for sales activity. According to the latest analysis from the Canadian Real Estate Association, the number of homes changing hands c...

How to Use Online Reviews to Your Advantage

Everyone holds access to the Internet in their pocket these days, and consumers have readily adapted to this new norm when it comes to how they conduct research prior to making a purchase. Consumers now know where they want to spend their money befor...

Canadians Pessimistic About Finances and Economy

Many Canadians are taking an increasingly gloomy view of their finances and the overall economy heading into 2019. That’s according to a new Ipsos study that found Canadians are more pessimistic about their finances today than they have been over t...

Q4 2018 Bank Earnings – Mortgage Morsels

Looking back on 2018, it may have been a challenging year for the housing and mortgage markets, but it would be hard to tell judging by the $45.3 billion in collective profits made by the Big Six banks. They wrapped up the financial year with profits...

2018 – Year in Review

We’re about to turn the page on 2018, and many may feel not a moment too soon. Climbing fixed rates weren’t the only thing making mortgages less accessible in 2018. This was the first full year to measure the impacts of new federal mortgage rules...