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Inaugural Teranet Market Insights Report Gives Sneak Peek into Ontario’s Market Share Data

Lenders will love our new Teranet Market Insights report, which features insights into Canada’s housing market. In this inaugural edition, we dive deep into Ontario price and volume dynamics and changes in the Ontario mortgage market over the past three years. Accurate, in-depth, and timely — you’ll want to keep this report bookmarked to return to over and over again. Continue Reading

Are Changes to High-Ratio Mortgage Rules Too Tough for Homebuyers?

Changes to the rules for a high-ratio mortgage may make it tougher for some first-time homebuyers to get one at all. The regulations are meant to ensure everyone who gets one can afford their mortgage should rates increase in the near future. The housing market in Canada continues to sizzle – but are first-time homebuyers financially able to pay for Continue Reading

Potential Purview® Service Disruption

Potential Purview® Service Disruption: Purview® users may experience service disruptions when retrieving Parcel Registers or Instrument Images on the weekend, during the following period: October 14, 2017 at 6 p.m. to October 15, 2017 at 2 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Have any questions? Call 1.855.787.8439 or email purview@teranet.ca.

The Teranet-National Bank House Price Index™ Retreats by 0.8% in September

In September the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was down 0.8% from the previous month, the largest monthly decline since September 2010 and the first of any size since January 2016. The retreat was due to a 2.7% drop of the index for the Toronto market, the country’s largest. Indexes for four other metropolitan areas of the composite Continue Reading

New Mortgage Rules: What the Experts are Saying

Last October, and again in early 2017, both the federal and Ontario provincial government introduced new mortgage rules to calm Canada’s hot housing market and make sure borrowers can actually afford their mortgages. What impact – if any – have the new mortgage rules had on housing prices? As far as last October is concerned, according to an article published Continue Reading

Smaller Lenders Can Now Deploy the Same Tools that Banks Have Been Using for Years

Over the last few years, major institutional lenders have become accustomed to relying on technology and conducting more digital-type deals. With major firms, this technology is easy to adopt and cost-effective. However, some smaller institutions have found that implementing such technology has been budget prohibitive when looking at development costs. However, implementing technology that has traditionally been used only by Continue Reading

Scheduled Maintenance for Purview

Purview® Service Interruption: Purview® customers will experience service interruptions during the following period: September 27, 2017 at 7 p.m. to September 28, 2017 at 2 a.m. We will be performing server maintenance and you might not be able to login. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Have any questions? Call 1.855.787.8439 or email purview@teranet.ca.

Mortgage Fraud: On the Decline or On the Rise?

Mortgage fraud is a lender’s worst nightmare. Lending is your bread and butter, so you need to be vigilant when it comes to detecting mortgage fraud. Ultimately, your institution will be the one impacted when a fraudulent transaction makes it past your scrutiny. The chances of recuperating money from a fraudulent deal are often slim to none. That’s why it Continue Reading

Where are You Putting Those Valuable Real Estate Marketing Dollars?

When marketing for a regional or even a national lender, making strategic marketing decisions can be challenging. Not only do you have to be on top of the latest and greatest marketing mediums, it is also crucial to consider where to push for more and where to lighten up on your marketing spend. Recently we came across this great article Continue Reading