Stories Tagged - Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp
Dec. 22, 2020 | Josh Skapin
Depending on the home's degree of energy efficiency, up to a quarter of a borrower's premium can be covered by a rebate through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) Green Home program.
Aug. 21, 2019 | Josh Skapin
Mortgage investment corporations (MICs) held between $13 and $14 billion of outstanding mortgages in Canada in 2018, capturing one per cent of the market share, according to a CMHC report.
June 26, 2019 | Mario Toneguzzi
March 20, 2019 | Andrea Cox
But company COO Dean Campbell says that what really sets this homebuilder apart is its commitment to sustainability and the Built Green program.
Nov. 07, 2018 | Mario Toneguzzi
"I would say that 95 per cent of all first-time homebuyers require the insurance," said Calgary REALTOR® Crystal Tost. "It's expensive in Calgary. How do you save 20 per cent to get around insurance when you're paying rents and car payments, and probably have credit cards? It's definitely a good program for people that want to get into a home."
July 18, 2018 | Mario Toneguzzi
It's been a challenging year for Calgary's resale housing market, which is still feeling the effects of two recession years in 2015 and 2016.
While the economy has rebounded, it has been at a slow pace, and this has been evident in the real estate industry. As of the end of June, year-to-date MLS® System sales in the resale market totalled 8,553 units, down 17.1 per cent in the city compared with the same period a year ago.
Feb. 28, 2018 | Mario Toneguzzi
Many companies and organizations release survey results to the public regularly. Because there are so many reports to sort through and they are often self-serving, they often get ignored by the media.
However, every so often, interesting or significant findings fly under the radar, especially in the real estate industry.
A notable example of this was the recent 2018 Prospective Home Buyers Survey by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC).
Jan. 30, 2018 | Geoff Geddes
Will 2018 bring good news or bad news for Calgary's new-home market? As with many aspects of the real estate market, it depends on your focus.
"Looking at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. data, we saw an improvement in starts in both the single- and multi-family sectors in 2017," said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie.