Herd Mentality
04th May, 2021
Herd Mentality
Investors probably don’t like to admit it, but their investment decisions are often influenced by what other people are doing. This is often true whether you manage your own investment portfolio or ... Read More
For an Alternative to the Traditional 60/40 Portfolio, Look No Further than MIC Funds
03rd May, 2021
For an Alternative to the Traditional 60/40 Portfolio, Look No Further than MIC Funds
For decades, the traditional 60/40 portfolio strategy has guided investment managers in their quest to provide clients with a sensible balance between risk and returns. The onset of a global recession... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Surge as Busy Spring Season Heats Up
20th Apr, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Surge as Busy Spring Season Heats Up
March was another record-breaking month for Canada’s housing market, as strong demand and rising inventories led to more closings across the country. The gains were underpinned by a strong labour ma... Read More
CMI 1st Quarter Recap
14th Apr, 2021
CMI 1st Quarter Recap
CMI Financial Group is wrapping up a very active first quarter, highlighted by a steady flow of new investors to our MIC Family of Funds and our whole loan program. A rebounding economy, strong housin... Read More
A Behind the Scenes Look at Mortgage Investment Corporations
31st Mar, 2021
A Behind the Scenes Look at Mortgage Investment Corporations
How MICs Source and Adjudicate Loans and What Happens When There Is a Default Mortgage Investment Corporations, or MICs, represent one of the fastest-growing alternative assets in Canada. As more i... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Surge as Busy Spring Season Heats Up
20th Apr, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Surge as Busy Spring Season Heats Up
March was another record-breaking month for Canada’s housing market, as strong demand and rising inventories led to more closings across the country. The gains were underpinned by a strong labour ma... Read More
CMI State of the Market Home Sales Surge in February as ‘Fear of Missing Out’ Fuels Homebuyers
17th Mar, 2021
CMI State of the Market Home Sales Surge in February as ‘Fear of Missing Out’ Fuels Homebuyers
February was another record-setting month for Canada’s real estate market, as home sales continued to rise, offering further evidence of a rebounding economy. Like in previous months, supply shortag... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Set New Records Amid Historic Supply Shock
18th Feb, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Set New Records Amid Historic Supply Shock
January was another positive month for Canadian real estate, as national home sales rose to new record highs, highlighting once again the resilience of the residential real estate market. On the suppl... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Housing Market Caps Off Stellar Year on a Positive Note
20th Jan, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Canada’s Housing Market Caps Off Stellar Year on a Positive Note
December capped off a surprisingly strong year for Canada’s housing market, as record-high savings, low-interest rates, and changing consumer demand pushed home sales and prices to record highs. Alt... 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
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 record lows. These actions provide much needed support for the financial s...
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...
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. ...