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Just how safe is the ‘safe’ world of syndicated mortgages?

With its playful indoor slide and five-storey “bio-wall” of greenery, Toronto’s five-year-old Corus Quay building—the headquarters of Corus Entertainment—served as an inspirational backdrop for attendees of Fortress Real Development’s “Listen, Learn and Lunch” event three years ago. Attendees at the glitzy real estate event on the shore of Lake Ontario noshed on sliders and listened […]

Commercial Properties Skyrocket in Numbers 2015

According to Real Capital Analytics, $533 billion of commercial real estate changed hands last year, up 23% from a year earlier. The volume also was roughly 4% more than what had been projected as of November 2014. The total was still well shy of the record $574.9 billion of deal volume that took place during […]

2016 Outlook – INTEREST RATES – OIL PRICES – CANADIAN DOLLAR

“It’s still a humdrum outlook for the Canadian economy,” says Avery Shenfeld, Managing Director and Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets, “but we can blame the tepid global economy for part of that. The bright spot is that 2016 should be a bit better than 2015, as we move past the steepest declines in oil sector […]

MAC Rally of Hope – Raising Money for Canadian Cancer Society

Our amazing team of riders have officially finished their 10,000 kms in 12 days! They started in St. John’s, NF on July 19th and finished in Vancouver, BC on the 31st, stopping in six cities on the way. This is Mortgage Alliance’s 7th year riding across Canada to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. […]

State of the Commercial Retail Market with Keith Watters

Keith Watters has been in the commercial mortgage business for many years. As an experienced agent, he is a great asset to the Mortgage Alliance Commercial team. Over the years Keith has been faced with almost every challenge possible when helping clients obtain financing.  As a mortgage broker, he gets to see all the action from […]

Mortgage Alliance Continues to Lead the Way in the Market

We would like to congratulate Michel Durand and our commercial team on winning the CMA’s Best Commercial Broker of the Year Award!! Michel Durand, is the President and principal broker of Mortgage Alliance Commercial as well as Co-Founder of Multi-Prêts Commercial. Michel and the Commercial team have vast experience in the commercial mortgage sector and their […]

Lenders Have Become Less Conservative

Interest rates are yet again at an all-time low, with credit unions like Meridian offering residential mortgage rates of as low as 1.49 per cent. Rates are even more attractive on the commercial side of mortgages. We can officially say the spring market is underway. In a recent interview with the Canadian Mortgage Professionals (CMP), […]

A Beacon Shines in the Commercial Mortgage Brokerage Industry

We are proud to announce that our very own Michel Durand has been nominated once again this year as the Best Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year!! Michel, is the President and principal broker of Mortgage Alliance Commercial Canada (MACC), as well as Co-Founder of Multi-Prêts Commercial (MPC). Both entities service commercial mortgage brokerage needs […]

Out with the Old, in with the New!

Spring is near which means it’s time for spring cleaning! It’s time to get rid of the old mortgage and replace it with a better mortgage! Chances are your new mortgage will have better rates and terms which will save you money in the long run. Our aim here at Mortgage Alliance Commercial Canada (MACC) […]