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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

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...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:30 ET Rental Income and Housing Affordability Highlight a "New Normal" for Young Canadians in the Mortgage Market

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadians who purchased their first home within the past two years reflect a "new normal" in the Canadian housing market, according to Mortgage Professionals Canada's...


Dec 02, 2016, 13:49 ET Mortgage Professionals Canada Responds to National Bank's Withdrawal from Broker Channel

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals Canada, the national voice for Canada's mortgage industry, is disappointed with the announcement of December 1, 2016, that National Bank will...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:00 ET The Canadian housing market and economy hanging in the balance

Mortgage Professionals Canada economist provides views on evolving conditions in the housing market and the implications for the mortgage market TORONTO, June 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Mortgage Professionals...


Jun 09, 2016, 08:00 ET Next generation of homeowners cautiously optimistic about economy and housing market, economic confidence main driver for purchasing decision

Mortgage Professionals Canada releases Spring Survey that provides a unique portrait of Canadians under the age of 40 who don't currently own a home but expect to own in the future TORONTO, June 9,...


Dec 15, 2015, 07:10 ET Low Interest Rates help Canadians Manage Higher Mortgage Down Payments

Mortgage Professionals Canada (formerly CAAMP) releases Fall Report TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - In its Annual State of the Residential Mortgage Market in Canada report, Mortgage Professionals...