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Mar 12, 2020, 08:00 ET New Report Shows Canadians Continue to Favour Home Ownership as a Goal While Maintaining Reasonable Debt Obligations

TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - A new report from Canada's voice of the mortgage profession provides a clear picture on the state of Canada's mortgage market and the considerations of prospective...


Feb 19, 2020, 10:05 ET Canada's national mortgage industry association applauds Federal Government's initial adjustment to mortgage stress test

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's voice of mortgage professionals addressed federal mortgage eligibility policies that are unnecessarily preventing many Canadians from achieving their goal of...


Sep 23, 2019, 13:50 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada Welcomes Today's Housing Policy Announcement by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - For many months, Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC) has consulted dozens of stakeholders, including several relevant Parliamentary committees and many Members of...


Aug 28, 2019, 07:10 ET New Report Investigates How Canadians Perceive Purchasing Their First Homes

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Home Buying in 2019 Is Hard Work is a new report issued today by Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC). This report investigates the thinking and weighted considerations...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:18 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada Supports FICOM As It Investigates Mortgage Fraud in B.C.

TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - In recent days, Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC) has learned that B.C.'s Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) has taken action against an individual who, for...


May 29, 2019, 09:53 ET New Report Examines Impacts of Mortgage Stress Tests on Canadian Economy and Housing Market

TORONTO, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - A new report authored by Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC) Chief Economist Will Dunning conducts a deep dive on the impacts of the recent introduction of a stress test ...


May 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Mortgage Professionals Discuss Mortgage Eligibility Rules Which Negatively Impact Housing Affordability and Accessibility

OTTAWA, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's voice of mortgage professionals returns to Ottawa this week, seeking changes in federal mortgage eligibility and financing laws which unnecessarily impact...


Feb 20, 2019, 18:27 ET Statement from Mortgage Professionals Canada on today's announcement by Jagmeet Singh, leader of the New Democratic Party, to reintroduce 30-year amortizations to insured mortgages

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada is focused on helping grow the middle class by helping those working hard to join it. New mortgage stress tests have exacerbated the...


Jan 23, 2019, 07:12 ET New Report Illustrates Negative Impacts of Federal Policies on Housing Markets Across Canada

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Federal policy changes designed to cool housing prices and demand continue to impact housing markets across Canada with cascading consequences and pressures, according...


Oct 16, 2018, 10:00 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada discusses 'stress test' concerns and impacts to the Canadian housing landscape

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Leaders of Canada's national mortgage industry association are meeting with over 50 Members of Parliament and senior government officials over the course of the day to...


Oct 10, 2018, 09:55 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada applauds PEI's new Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP)

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC) thanks the government of Prince Edward Island for its implementation of a new Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP) to help...


Sep 12, 2018, 07:11 ET Consumer Report Finds Homeownership is the Affordable Alternative as Rent Costs Continue to Soar

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada is today releasing their comparative report, Owning versus Renting a Home in Canada. In the report, Will Dunning, Mortgage Professionals...


Jul 25, 2018, 00:05 ET Federal policies suppressing housing activity, creating a negative shift in sentiment for homebuyers, according to latest consumer report

TORONTO, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - New government policies are causing consumers to have a more negative outlook for housing and real estate in Canada, according to the newly released Report on the...


Dec 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumer report finds Canadians view homeownership as a good long-term investment and mortgages as "good debt"

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Despite rising housing prices and government intervention, the majority of Canadians view real estate in Canada as a good long-term investment according to the newly...


Nov 07, 2017, 13:00 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada in BC to Discuss Housing Affordability and Negative Impact of Recent Federal Government Policies

VICTORIA, BC, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of Mortgage Professionals Canada were pleased to have to meet with over 30 of Members of the Legislative Assembly, from all three political parties and...


Oct 31, 2017, 11:21 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada discusses negative impact of new rules on canadian housing market

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of Canada's national mortgage industry association were pleased to have had the opportunity to meet with over 50 Members of Parliament and senior government...


Oct 18, 2017, 15:33 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada Reacts to Federal Government's Adjustment to Proposed Small Business Tax Code Changes

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada is pleased that the Liberal government is listening to concerns raised by its members regarding the proposed changes to the manner in...


Sep 25, 2017, 11:06 ET Update on impact of Federal Mortgage changes on Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX, Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Paul Taylor, President and CEO of Mortgage Professionals Canada will be traveling across Atlantic Canada to meet with local community leaders and senior government...


Jul 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Increased stress among first-time homebuyers in Toronto and Vancouver has little impact on purchasing behaviour

Mortgage Professionals Canada survey reveals measured consumer optimism; questions criteria in the federal mortgage risk assessment stress test TORONTO, July 11, 2017 /CNW/ - An assessment of how...


Apr 27, 2017, 18:20 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada Reacts to Ontario Budget

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada, the national mortgage association, notes with caution the government's plans to transfer regulatory authority for syndicated mortgage...


Apr 25, 2017, 10:00 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada announces new consumer advocacy campaign

TORONTO, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Mortgage Professionals Canada launched a new web-based consumer advocacy campaign and website www.tellyourmp.ca to support its ongoing efforts to inform and...


Mar 28, 2017, 11:09 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada calls on Ontario government to support affordable home ownership

TORONTO, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of Mortgage Professionals Canada were pleased to meet with dozens of Members of Provincial Parliament and senior government officials today. Topics discussed...


Mar 22, 2017, 18:25 ET Mortgage professionals Canada reacts to Budget 2017

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada, the national mortgage industry association, is pleased that the government has listened to our members and has not made any new mortgage...


Mar 07, 2017, 11:29 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada's update on impact of recent mortgage changes

OTTAWA, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of Mortgage Professionals Canada were pleased to have the opportunity to meet with dozens of Members of Parliament and senior government officials over the past...


Dec 15, 2016, 17:56 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada Welcomes BC Government's Initiative to Help First-time Homebuyers

TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada said today it strongly supports British Columbia Premier Christy Clark's decision to offer first-time homebuyers interest-free loans for...