CMI LAUNCHES ITS THIRD MIC FUND TO INVESTORS
02nd Jun, 2020
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 Mor... Read More
The Relevance of Alternative Investments in Volatile Markets
26th May, 2020
The Relevance of Alternative Investments in Volatile Markets
The current economic and investment climate, brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, has created considerable volatility and uncertainty in capital markets. The stay-at-home protocol that has become the ... Read More
Alternatives in fixed income investing
06th May, 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 ... Read More
10 Questions That Lead to the Right MIC
30th May, 2019
10 Questions That Lead to the Right MIC
Mortgage Investment Corporations have come a long way since their inception in 1973. Now popular among investors for their well-balanced risk-and-return profiles, the Canadian MIC industry has attract... Read More
Is It Worth Investing in an MIC?
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
Victoria Housing Market Review
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
Vancouver Housing Market Review
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
Toronto Housing Market Review
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
Ottawa Housing Market Review
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
Niagara Housing Market Review
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
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...
The Roles of Private Credit in an Investment Portfolio
The years following the financial crisis of 2008 have seen the rise of the private credit asset class. As a way to mitigate the ripple effects of the U.S. market crash, Canada enforced fiscal policies meant to stimulate the economy and restore its stability. On October ...
The Anatomy of a Great Real Estate Investment Fund
There are multiple drivers behind the performance and security of a fund. While collecting rent continues to be the primary source of revenue for REITs, they grow internally through occupancy, rent increases, tenant upgrades, and redevelopment of existing properties. RE...
10 Questions That Lead to the Right MIC
Mortgage Investment Corporations have come a long way since their inception in 1973. Now popular among investors for their well-balanced risk-and-return profiles, the Canadian MIC industry has attracted a growing number of companies who strive to put your hard earned ca...
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...
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,...