CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Decline in November, but Historical Trend Remains Strong
18th Dec, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Decline in November, but Historical Trend Remains Strong
Real estate activity weakened slightly in November, but remained elevated compared with year-ago levels, signaling once again that the Canadian housing market stands on solid footing. The outlook on t... Read More
Assessing the Lending Climate During COVID
11th Dec, 2020
Assessing the Lending Climate During COVID
Real estate has been one of the biggest catalysts of Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19. Strong pent-up demand, favourable interest rates and a rush to the suburbs have kept home sales and rea... Read More
The State of the Economy During COVID
04th Dec, 2020
The State of the Economy During COVID
It was a little over a year ago that a mysterious illness emerged from Wuhan, China,  and altered the trajectory of our global economy. By almost every conceivable measure, the COVID-19 pandemic ... 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
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: Home Sales Decline in November, but Historical Trend Remains Strong
18th Dec, 2020
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Decline in November, but Historical Trend Remains Strong
Real estate activity weakened slightly in November, but remained elevated compared with year-ago levels, signaling once again that the Canadian housing market stands on solid footing. The outlook on t... Read More
Assessing the Lending Climate During COVID
11th Dec, 2020
Assessing the Lending Climate During COVID
Real estate has been one of the biggest catalysts of Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19. Strong pent-up demand, favourable interest rates and a rush to the suburbs have kept home sales and rea... Read More
The State of the Economy During COVID
04th Dec, 2020
The State of the Economy During COVID
It was a little over a year ago that a mysterious illness emerged from Wuhan, China,  and altered the trajectory of our global economy. By almost every conceivable measure, the COVID-19 pandemic ... 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
What are the Benefits of a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
What are the Benefits of a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)? Record volatility has made 2020 one of the most difficult investment climates in recent memory. A public health crisis, economic distress and geopolitical tensions have forced many investors to reevaluate ...
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...