Top 5 Things a MIC Should Being Doing for You
30th Sep, 2021
Top 5 Things a MIC Should Being Doing for You
As an investor, gaining exposure to the residential real estate market no longer means having to acquire property or become a landlord. It doesn’t require carrying an illiquid asset during turbulent... Read More
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
05th Jul, 2021
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
Research has shown us that investors are often compelled to act based on certain preconceived biases. These biases, whether conscious or not, skew their decision-making process in a way that could adv... Read More
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
23rd Jun, 2021
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
Canada’s red-hot housing market continued to moderate in May, as tighter inventories and higher valuations contributed to a broad decline in home sales. However, sales and price levels remain histor... Read More
Invest with confidence in CMI Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC) funds
14th Jun, 2021
Invest with confidence in CMI Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC) funds
Portfolio managers have observed an interesting relationship over the past three months: Stocks and bonds have exhibited the strongest positive correlation this century. While far from an iron-clad in... Read More
Why MICs Have a Place in Every Investment Portfolio
01st Jun, 2021
Why MICs Have a Place in Every Investment Portfolio
In an era of record-low interest rates, market volatility and unprecedented fiscal and monetary intervention, investors need to think outside the box when constructing their portfolio. Within the US $... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Housing Markets Continue to Stabilize at the End of Summer
22nd Sep, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Housing Markets Continue to Stabilize at the End of Summer
Canada’s housing market is in the midst of a healthy retracement following a record surge through the first quarter of 2021, as sales and listing activity continued to moderate through the summer. ... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Continue to Normalize in July
18th Aug, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Continue to Normalize in July
Housing market activity in Canada continued to moderate in July, though underlying demand and sales activity were robust when compared with the historical average. Home builders reported a substantial... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canadian Housing Market Experiences Much Needed Restraint as Property Values Soar
28th Jul, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Canadian Housing Market Experiences Much Needed Restraint as Property Values Soar
Canada’s red-hot housing market showed further signs of stabilizing in June, as sales declined for a third consecutive month amid razor-thin inventories and rising prices. Despite posting consecutiv... Read More
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
05th Jul, 2021
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
Research has shown us that investors are often compelled to act based on certain preconceived biases. These biases, whether conscious or not, skew their decision-making process in a way that could adv... Read More
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
23rd Jun, 2021
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
Canada’s red-hot housing market continued to moderate in May, as tighter inventories and higher valuations contributed to a broad decline in home sales. However, sales and price levels remain histor... Read More
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...
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...