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
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...
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...