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 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
The 5 Most Important Graphs for Canadians to Watch in 2021
05th Mar, 2021
The 5 Most Important Graphs for Canadians to Watch in 2021
After an unprecedented year, 2021 brings hope of revival for public health, the economy, and personal finances. For many Canadians, however, the new year began with strict lockdown orders that mirrore... Read More
This Tax Season Consider a MIC for your TFSA and RRSP
23rd Feb, 2021
This Tax Season Consider a MIC for your TFSA and RRSP
Mortgage Investment Corporations, or MICs, are one of the fastest-growing alternative assets in Canada. Unlike some other alternative investments, MICs can be incorporated into your Tax-Free Savings A... 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
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
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. ...
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...