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2017-10-17 | 09:43:18

Residential Market Commentary – October 16, 2017

Will tougher rules for uninsured mortgages cause more harm than good?Oct 16, 2017.First National Financial LP.A new and independent voice has been added to the call against the federal government’s plan to toughen the rules for uninsured...

2017-10-16 | 08:29:51

Residential Market Commentary - October 10, 2017

Key factors for future rate increases.Oct 10, 2017.First National Financial LP.Market watchers appear to be taking the same “wait-and-see” approach to interest rate hikes as the Bank of Canada.After the, somewhat, unexpected rate hike...

2017-10-03 | 10:23:21

Residential Market Commentary - October 2, 2017

Montreal is saying "bonjour" to foreign buyers.Oct 2, 2017.First National Financial LP.The predictions about foreign buyers appear to be coming true.  It looks like those who were chased out of Vancouver and Toronto by the 15% foreign buyers...

2017-09-26 | 11:30:01

Residential Market Commentary - September 25, 2017

2017's Q2 figures reveal an increase in risk to the Canadian economy.Sep 25, 2017.First National Financial LP.The biggest domestic risk to the Canadian economy just got a little riskier.  Statistics Canada figures for the second quarter show...

2017-09-19 | 09:19:54

Residential Market Commentary - September 18, 2017

Areas of influence on a changing housing market. Sep 18, 2017. First National Financial LP. The latest sales figures are in from the Canadian Real Estate Association.  While the August numbers show an ongoing calming and cooling...

2017-09-13 | 09:21:31

Residential Market Commentary - September 11, 2017

The Bank of Canada moves forward with another rate increase. Sep 11, 2017First National Financial LPIn a move that was not unexpected, but was poorly communicated, the Bank of Canada pulled the trigger on another interest rate increase. ...