My mission is to help keep mortgage consumers informed! + MORE Dec 9th

Obtaining a mortgage or secured line of credit in Canada at the best rates is often a daunting task. We can help! Read the articles below for more info.
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2018 – Year in Review Jan 2nd

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. Provincial policies in B.C. and Ontario also.... More »
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Home Sales Fall Sharply From January + MORE Mar 15th

The Canadian Real Estate Association reported today that national home sales plunged 9% from January to February, with 75% of local markets, including all major cities, recording fewer transactions. It’s not the first time CREA has reported such a steep month-over-month decline—home sales also d.... More »
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Climbing Debt, Diminishing Savings Highlighted in CBC Documentary Mar 6th

When it comes to debt management, many Canadians are struggling to keep up, with their housing situation being a source of stress. That was one of the key takeaways from the latest episode of CBC Television’s The Stats of Life, which focused on Canadian statistics surrounding savings (or lack.... More »

OSFI Facing Growing Pressure to Tweak Stress Test + MORE Feb 7th

Canada’s financial regulator is facing growing pressure to tweak its mortgage stress test, and no longer just from the mortgage industry. On Monday, Calgary city councillor George Chahal filed a motion asking for the mayor to call on the federal government to amend the stress test implemented .... More »

Canadian home sales will fall to 9-year low next year, CREA forecasts Dec 18th

National home sales are projected to fall to a near decade low in 2019, as rising interest rates and strict mortgage stress-test rules continue to put a damper on homebuyer sentiment, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association..... More »
My mission is to help keep mortgage consumers informed!
Many mortgage brokers and other sales/service professionals keep track of numbers to measure whether we’re on track for growth year-over-year.
So, I did some math. Since becoming a broker in 2004, my team and I have successfully funded more than $920 million in mortgages. That’s a big number, and I’m proud of my accomplishments – but not only because of the monetary value. Of course, everyone has to earn a living, but I also get to help people make their home dreams come true everyday. Now, that is among my proudest accomplishments by far!

For years, I was asked to become a Team Lead and take on mortgage agents to mentor and guide. Finally, five years ago, I put together a team of mortgage professionals at the request of my then corporate head office. And, in 2017, we ranked Top 20 nationally among large teams for funded mortgage volume. Now, here’s something else I’m extremely proud of: helping my team build their individual businesses and succeed!
Where it all began
Prior to becoming a broker, I worked with two of Canada’s largest financial institutions for 15 years…

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Tempered Rate Hike Forecasts for 2019

– canadianmortgagetrends.com

Floating-rate mortgage holders who had feared the Bank of Canada’s recent full-steam-ahead view towards continued rate hikes can take a breather—at least for now. The central bank adopted a more dovish stance at yesterday’s rate hold announcement, which confirmed a growing chorus of analysts who now expect the bank to take a slower pace on […]

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