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
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...