Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Sunny Freeman

Foreigners Are Taking Over Canadian Real Estate. Definitely. Maybe.

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada Business

The housing market is so inflated that the international community warns of a bubble ready to burst and locals fret that soaring prices have p...

CMHC Predicts Soft Landing .. As House Prices Accelerate

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Business

House price growth accelerated in Canada in July, according to the Teranet-National Bank house price index. Prices in the 11 cities tracked by the ...

Sunny Freeman

What We Don't Know About Canada's Housing Market Could Sink Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Business

Is Canada in a major housing bubble? Without crucial data that lenders and government are withholding, it’s practically impossible to tell. In this ...

Gulp: CMHC Will No Longer Be Insuring These Types Of Homes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says it will no longer offer mortgage insurance for homes that cost $1 million or more, starting July 31, e...

It's Still Good, It's Still Good..

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. still sees a soft landing in Canada's housing market future, with construction slowing further and price in...

Why The OECD Sees 'Risks' In Canadian Mortgage Lending

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canada should reduce the risk of a housing correction by making mortgage lenders shoulder more risk, the OECD says in a new forecast. The organizat...

CMHC Targets Second Homes

The Globe and Mail | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Business

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is cutting the types of mortgage insurance it offers, meaning the era of tighter rules for home buyers hasn’t come...

Bank Regulator Unveils Tougher Mortgage Rules

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s banking regulator is tightening the rules on mortgage insurance, part of an international effort to prevent irresponsible lending and the p...

Signs Of Slowing

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian housing construction showed signs of slowing at the end of last year as the pace of residential starts slipped and plans by builders...

Ex-Goldman Sachs Banker To Head Canada's Mortgage Insurer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Former investment banker Evan Siddall has been appointed the new president and chief executive officer of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corpor...

The End Of Government-Backed Mortgages?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund recently suggested that Canada should consider winding down government backing of mortgages — and Finance Minister J...

Less Risky

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government is imposing a "risk fee" on CMHC for new issuances of high-risk mortgages starting next year — a fresh indication th...

IMF Urges Canada To Take A Radical Step On Mortgages

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Business

Ottawa should consider phasing out insuring home mortgage through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.Th...

Still Accelerating..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts heated up again in October, continuing the momentum that began to build in ...

DOWN..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Housing starts fell for the third consecutive month in August as developers scaled back the number of new condo and apartment buildings in ur...

Mortgage Rules Toughened Again

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians may soon be paying more for new home loans as Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. begins to clamp down on guarantees for mortgage-bac...

Canadian House Prices Being ‘Gamed': Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Business

The “securitization” of mortgages that many economists blame for the housing collapse and subsequent financial crisis in the U.S. is now a runaway...

It'll Get Worse Before It Gets Better..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian builders appear poised to pick up the pace of residential construction in the later half of 2013 but the total number of starts will...

Not Much Of A Rebound

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - There are fresh signs of cooling in the Canadian housing market, but analysts say fears of a major crash have yet to materialize.Canada Mortg...

Is Canada's Mortgage Insurer Trying To Hide Data On Foreclosures?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s government-run mortgage insurer is playing down suspicions it’s trying to keep information from the public about foreclosed homes it’s ...

Why Is Canada's Mortgage Insurer Fighting The NDP?

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A Crown corporation's decision to publicly comment on an NDP-backed bill is raising questions about whether the Conservative government is us...

And The Forecast For Canada's Housing Market Is..

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada Business

Construction on new Canadian homes will fall 11 per cent in 2013 compared to the year before, but pick up in the second half of the year, says Canada'...

Housing Starts Dip But Still Surprise Economists

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Housing starts declined for the fourth consecutive month in December, but remained well above sustainable levels, leading to further fears th...

Bad News In Housing Keeps Building Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts fell in November for a third straight month.The agency says there were 17,6...

New Mortgages Plunge: CMHC

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada Business

The number of new mortgages insured by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. dropped by more than a third in the three months ending in September, ano...