26th Nov, 2018
An investor’s guide to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)
The best way to protect your money is to be a well-informed investor. Whether you already have a financial adviser or you invest on your own, it is highly advisable to study and research more about an... Read More
09th Oct, 2018
The Diversification into Private Equity Investments
Have you ever come across an individual product that you wished you could own a share of that company but only to find out it was held privately? Perhaps it has already been a part of your investment ... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
The Importance of Alternative Investments to Canadians
What Are Alternative Investments? Offering different values and rate of returns, alternative investments are complex non-traditional investment assets that do not fall under stocks, bonds, and cash. ... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
A Comprehensive Guide on How To Get A Mortgage In Canada
A mortgage is a legal agreement between a mortgage lender and mortgage borrower, where the former lends money to the latter at flexible terms. It has a cost determined using current industry rates. Ac... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
Mortgage Broker Vs. Bank: What Canadians Need To Know
Mortgage Broker Vs. Bank Mortgage brokers are real estate experts acting as middlemen for borrowers and investors. They arrange convenient house financing options for mortgage loan borrowers and supe... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
Everything You Need to Know About Investing in Mortgages
What is a Mortgage? A mortgage is a legal agreement between a lender who offers financial help with interest and a borrower who makes regular monthly fees. A real asset is used as collateral to secur... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
Is It Worth Investing in an MIC?
What is a MIC? A mortgage investment corporation (MIC) is an organization handling mortgage applications and investments in Canada. It offers secured shares of diversified and qualified mortgage plan... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
What is a MIC? And Why Should I Invest In One?
For the past few decades in Canada, the real estate business has been booming exponentially. As a matter of fact, according to a report released by Statistics Canada, at least a fifth of Canada's GDP ... Read More

25th Sep, 2018
Victoria Housing Market Review
Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and is a community of choice for many individuals. One of the many reasons is the economic opportunities the city provides. Consequently, its housing market... Read More
25th Sep, 2018
Vancouver Housing Market Review
Vancouver, the largest city in British Columbia, is one of the best places to live in Canada and, arguably, in the world. Unsurprisingly, the city of Vancouver has had exceptional growth over the year... Read More
25th Sep, 2018
Toronto Housing Market Review
Toronto, Canada’s financial capital, is considered to be an international center for business and finance, and its robust economy has positively driven the booming housing market. However, this city... Read More
25th Sep, 2018
Ottawa Housing Market Review
In Ottawa, the capital of Canada, the 2016 municipal census recorded that 254,470 residents have their own homes. More than 128,000 residents are renting, and almost 58,000 are opting to live in condo... Read More
25th Sep, 2018
Niagara Housing Market Review
The city of Niagara Falls, situated in the regional municipality of Niagara, southeastern Ontario in Canada, is currently experiencing a decline in housing sales performance due to higher sales prices... Read More
25th Sep, 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Cambridge Housing Market Review
Kitchener, and Waterloo and Cambridge (KWC), Southern Ontario’s Tri-City, is dubbed as “Canada’s Silicon Valley” for being the home of various information technology companies. But now, the th... Read More
25th Sep, 2018
Calgary Housing Market Review
Calgary, the third largest municipality in Canada, continues to be a competitive alternate to Toronto and Vancouver among real estate buyers and investors. Buyers are witnessing economic development i... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
Edmonton Housing Market: The 2018 Investor Research Report
Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, is experiencing improvements in its overall economic condition, which is expected to impact the city’s housing market in 2018. According to the municipal cen... Read More
24th Sep, 2018
Hamilton Housing Market Review
The housing market in the City of Hamilton, also known as the “Steel Capital of Canada,” is approaching vulnerable levels in 2018. This is fueled by price increases, overvaluation of properties, a... Read More
Assessing Risk and Return of Investments
Investors make decisions by assessing an investment’s return versus its potential risks. A higher yield is expected of a riskier investment, and conversely, lower returns are associated with low-risk ventures. For example, a downtown premium office in Vancouver retur...
The Pitfalls of Overdiversification
Investment professionals typically agree that to help achieve long-term investment goals, diversification is a prudent strategy to adopt. Properly diversifying your investment portfolio provides more consistent overall portfolio performance. However, some investors and ...
Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
Canadian Mortgages Inc. named one of Canada’s fastest growing companies by the 2019 Growth 500 – Canadian Business unveils annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – Mississauga, ON (September 12, 2019) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked C...
How MICs Compare to REITs
When it comes to real estate investing, most investors first seek to take the property ladder by becoming landlords and then encountering all the hassles of legalities, tenants and maintenance, to name a few. This, however, is not the only route to getting started. Real...
Debt Management for Healthy Borrowing
Canada has a pretty interesting debt market. Despite having one of the highest household debt-to-income ratios in the world, delinquency rates remain low, and consumer confidence continues to prevail. According to Trading Economics, the household debt-to-income ratio hi...