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First National resources for April 2021

First National’s Resources & Insight Centre is your source for original perspectives on developments and industry trends, thought leadership and practical customer tools. Take a look at our content shared in April 2021 below.

Residential Mortgage Quarterly Review - Q1 2021

Confidence and caution persist into 2021 for two of Canada’s leading real estate authorities. In our Q1 Residential Market Quarterly Review, we examine the Canadian Real Estate Association’s (CREA) predictions for record sales and price acceleration. We also explore CMHC’s more cautious outlook and what’s driving it.


Customer video: Using your lump sum prepayment privilege

Prepayment privileges are one of the key advantages of a First National mortgage. The lump sum prepayment privilege allows clients to pay up to 15% of their principal balance each anniversary year. This video explains how the privilege works, the associated benefits and how clients can submit a request on My Mortgage.


More tips for phone and video communication

Is it possible to communicate with clients virtually but have it feel like face-to-face? Can you create the same quality of connection over phone and video as you can in-person? The trick is going out of your way to consider your client’s needs and desires. This video shows you three more ways to enhance all your virtual communications.

View our latest Mortgage Broker resources and insights here.