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What is an Accredited Investor in Canada?
In recent years, private markets have accelerated their growth curve despite the stringent rules limiting investment access to accredited investors or those individuals who meet the income and asset qualifications. An accredited investor has access to a wide network of private investment opportunities with significant upside potential. But how does one know if he or…Read more
The geography of MICs
Selecting the Right Mortgage Investment Corporation With the new mortgage rules, qualified borrowers are increasingly looking for alternative options to obtain the capital needed outside of the traditional lending channels. Whether it’s for purchasing their next home, refinancing, generating working capital for their business, or providing funds for a myriad of personal reasons, borrowers are…Read more
Vancouver City Report
Overview Vancouver is a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia and is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. It is a popular filming destination surrounded by mountains and scenery that inspire art, theatre and music. The 2016 census recorded 631,486 people in the city, an increase of 4.6% from the previous census conducted…Read more
What is an exempt market dealer?
These past few years, Canadians have been rethinking their investment decisions and placing more time into research and due diligence. At the same time, they seem too skeptical when it comes to getting an intermediary to assess their finances and investment growth. Canada’s capital markets have consistently outperformed many other world markets and proven more…Read more
Edmonton Overview Edmonton is known as the “Gateway to the North.” It is the capital of Alberta incorporated as a city in 1904. It is the oil capital of Canada as the city is the staging point for large-scale oil sands projects occurring in northern Alberta and large-scale diamond mining operations in the Northwest Territories….Read more
Mortgage fund investing in Canada: A guide for investors
More and more investors are looking into mortgage investment funds. This is particularly true because the housing industry is one of the main drivers of Canada’s economy and has outperformed many other investment classes. Whether you are a new investor or have been shopping around for alternative investments to add to your portfolio, investing in…Read more
The MIC Market
Mortgage Market Events MICs have been seeing dramatic growth over the last several years as investors search for return and capital preservation. According to a recent report by the Bank of Canada (Residential Mortgage Market in Canada – A Primer- Financial System Review), alternative sources of capital including MICs make up approximately 2.6% of the…Read more
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