11/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Stephen Gale
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Some fresh information on the status of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) and a possible increase on the $1M cap for insured ... More

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  11/5/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Updated numbers from the Bank of Canada showed that the balance of insured mortgage debt suffered its largest decline in history.

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  12/4/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The Bank of Canada has released its latest assessment of the financial system and has once again highlighted risk from mortgages.

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  7/31/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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If the federal government forces mortgage lenders to carry more of the risk for delinquencies it could have a negative impact on the housing market and lead to an increase in ... More

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  5/30/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Canada's housing agency saw a sharp decline in the number of home buyers who qualified for mortgage insurance under tougher rules implemented last fall.

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  3/8/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has announced that it will be implementing a hike on the premiums on its insured loans, with the increases calculated based on down ... More

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  3/1/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Canada's financial industry is urging Ottawa to consider alternatives to proposals that could require them to take on a greater share of mortgage defaults — calling ... More

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