By providing objective and reliable Canadian housing information, CMHC helps Mortgage Professionals keep on top of housing issues and trends to help their clients make informed homebuying, housing finance, and homeownership decisions. Please find below the results of CMHC’s latest consumer surveys.
Since 1999, this annual on-line survey, the largest of its kind in Canada, has provided mortgage professionals with valuable insight on consumer behaviours, attitudes and expectations when acquiring, renewing or refinancing a mortgage.
Prospective Home Buyers Survey
This first of its kind survey, offering insights into the attitudes and expectations of future Canadian homeowners. It explores the dynamics of consumer home buying intentions, and provides a comprehensive review of overall awareness and understanding of the home buying process.
This is the first year CMHC has conducted and presented this research and its results. It aims to provide valuable insight to mortgage professionals on the behaviours, attitudes and expectations of newcomer first-time home buyers.