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
10 Questions That Lead to the Right MIC
Mortgage Investment Corporations have come a long way since their inception in 1973. Now popular among investors for their well-balanced risk-and-return profiles, the Canadian MIC industry has attracted a growing number of companies who strive to put your hard earned ca...
What is an Accredited Investor in Canada?
In recent years, private markets have accelerated their growth curve despite the stringent rules limiting investment access to accredited investors or those individuals who meet the income and asset qualifications. An accredited investor has access to a wide network of...
The geography of MICs
Selecting the Right Mortgage Investment Corporation With the new mortgage rules, qualified borrowers are increasingly looking for alternative options to obtain the capital needed outside of the traditional lending channels. Whether it’s for purchasing their next home,...
What is an exempt market dealer?
These past few years, Canadians have been rethinking their investment decisions and placing more time into research and due diligence. At the same time, they seem too skeptical when it comes to getting an intermediary to assess their finances and investment growth. C...
Mortgage fund investing in Canada: A guide for investors
More and more investors are looking into mortgage investment funds. This is particularly true because the housing industry is one of the main drivers of Canada’s economy and has outperformed many other investment classes. Whether you are a new investor or have been...
Victoria Housing Market Review
Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and is a community of choice for many individuals. One of the many reasons is the economic opportunities the city provides. Consequently, its housing market has experienced a notable increase in demand, although overall sales ...
Vancouver Housing Market Review
Vancouver, the largest city in British Columbia, is one of the best places to live in Canada and, arguably, in the world. Unsurprisingly, the city of Vancouver has had exceptional growth over the years, though the economy and its growth has cooled down. The city’s hou...