CMI State of the Market: Sales Activity Weakens in Toronto, but Overall Market Remains ‘Historically Strong,’ Says CREA
20th Nov, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Sales Activity Weakens in Toronto, but Overall Market Remains ‘Historically Strong,’ Says CREA
Canada’s housing market appears to have stabilized in recent months, though national sales activity remains above trend, signalling a continuation of the post-crisis recovery that began during the s... Read More
How Can Investors Position Themselves to Navigate the Enduring Effects of COVID-19?
06th Nov, 2020
How Can Investors Position Themselves to Navigate the Enduring Effects of COVID-19?
With a record-breaking rise in COVID-19 cases, growing uncertainty around new restrictions, lockdowns, and economic setbacks has left many Canadian investors wondering how to navigate their way throug... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Resilient Housing Market Sets New Records in September Ahead of Covid Surge
19th Oct, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Resilient Housing Market Sets New Records in September Ahead of Covid Surge
September was another record-setting month for Canadian real estate, as historic supply shortages drove sales and prices to new all-time highs. A rebounding labour market, stimulus relief from the Ban... Read More
29th Sep, 2020
What Are Mortgage Investment Corporations (MICs)?
The Covid-19 pandemic caught the entire world by surprise. In most major economies like Canada, a synchronized response from all levels of government saw the central bank slash interest rates to recor... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Hit New Highs in August as Post-Crisis Recovery Continues
21st Sep, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Hit New Highs in August as Post-Crisis Recovery Continues
The Canadian economy, and by extension, the housing market continued their post-shutdown recovery in August. The devastating job losses of March and April are in the process of reversing as more segme... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Sales Activity Weakens in Toronto, but Overall Market Remains ‘Historically Strong,’ Says CREA
20th Nov, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Sales Activity Weakens in Toronto, but Overall Market Remains ‘Historically Strong,’ Says CREA
Canada’s housing market appears to have stabilized in recent months, though national sales activity remains above trend, signalling a continuation of the post-crisis recovery that began during the s... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Resilient Housing Market Sets New Records in September Ahead of Covid Surge
19th Oct, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Resilient Housing Market Sets New Records in September Ahead of Covid Surge
September was another record-setting month for Canadian real estate, as historic supply shortages drove sales and prices to new all-time highs. A rebounding labour market, stimulus relief from the Ban... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Hit New Highs in August as Post-Crisis Recovery Continues
21st Sep, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Hit New Highs in August as Post-Crisis Recovery Continues
The Canadian economy, and by extension, the housing market continued their post-shutdown recovery in August. The devastating job losses of March and April are in the process of reversing as more segme... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Biggest Real Estate Market Shatters Sales Record as Recovery Continues 
18th Aug, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Biggest Real Estate Market Shatters Sales Record as Recovery Continues 
Although the Canadian economy may be going through a recession, the Canadian housing market is rebounding quickly from the pandemic lows. July saw a surge in Toronto house sales, a clear indication th... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canadian Home Sales See ‘V-Shaped’ Recovery as Nation Slowly Emerges from Lockdown
20th Jul, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Canadian Home Sales See ‘V-Shaped’ Recovery as Nation Slowly Emerges from Lockdown
Canada’s housing market extended its recovery in June, as home sales and new listings rebounded sharply from their pandemic lows. Record low mortgage rates and the gradual lifting of shelter-in-plac... Read More
Modern Portfolio Theory
In 1952, economist Harry Markowitz introduced Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) in an essay for which he won a Nobel Prize in Economics. This model has served as a cornerstone for modern finance and has inspired both praise and criticism.  MPT’s premise rests on the a...
CMI Launches its Third MIC Fund to Investors
CMI MIC Prime Mortgage Fund offers investors a conservative, low-risk investment solution. TORONTO, ONTARIO (June 2, 2020) - CMI announced today that they will be launching their third and latest Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC) fund to the market on July 1, 2020....
Alternatives in fixed income investing
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves throughout the economy. Stock and bond markets have been spiraling as both corporate profits and interest rates have fallen in response to this unprecedented historic event. It appears that uncertainty will remain in the market ...
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...
MIC Investing As A Way To Diversify Investment Risk
The real estate market has only begun to recover from a combination of challenges like the expanded B20 stress test that tightened the reins on borrowing, a shortage of affordable housing, and increases in construction costs. The sector has held up against these stresso...
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...