Benjamin Tal’s Insights on Rates and Housing Trends: Navigating Market Volatility

Title: Benjamin Tal’s Insights on Rates and Housing Trends
Location: Delivered in an Interactive Zoom Environment
Start date: 27 September, 2023
Cost:$0.00 for members or $59.00 for non-members

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Industry Update – Benjamin Tal’s Insights on Rates and Housing Trends: Navigating Market Volatility

Presented by CMBA-BC

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 9:30AM

FREE For CMBA-BC Members

$59 + Tax for Non-Members

For many mortgage brokers, finding the time to stay informed about crucial topics affecting the mortgage market, such as housing trends, interest rates, job market dynamics, government policies, lender risks, and global events, can be quite challenging.

Imagine having access to concise, expertly curated insights from a trusted source who is deeply knowledgeable about these critical matters. Well, here’s the exciting news – we’re delighted to introduce you to Benjamin Tal, a highly respected expert known for his insightful analysis. If you’ve had the privilege of hearing Benjamin speak before, you already know the immense value of his expertise. For those of you who are new to his work, you’re in for an enlightening experience. We’re all in for an exceptionally informative session.

Join us to learn from our distinguished speaker, Benjamin Tal, Managing Director, and Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC Capital Markets Inc. Become the informed broker your clients rely on for sound and trustworthy guidance.

Our moderator, Dustan Woodhouse, President of Mortgage Architects, will steer the discussion towards topics that matter most to you. Drawing not only from his extensive knowledge and experience but also from your real-time questions and input, he will keep the conversation relevant and engaging.

This webinar is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge and become a more well-rounded broker, better equipped to excel in your profession.


Benjamin Tal

Benjamin is a member of the CIBC economic team that is responsible for analyzing macro economic developments and their implications for fixed income, equity, foreign exchange, and commodities markets. He also acts in an advisory capacity to bank officers on issues related to wealth management, household credit and risk, and corporate credit and risk.

Well-known for his ground-breaking published research on topics such as labour market dynamics, real estate, credit markets, international trade, and business economic conditions, Benjamin not only contributes to the conversation but also frequently sets the agenda.
Benjamin has close to 20 years of experience in the private sector advising clients, industry leaders, corporate boards, trade associations, and governments on economic and financial issues. He is also a regular commentator in the media.

Benjamin is a member of the Economic Committee of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Committee of the Toronto Board of Trade. He is also a board member for the Governors of Junior Achievement of Central Ontario and Toronto Financial International.


Dustan Woodhouse

As of 2021 Dustan Woodhouse is President of Mortgage Architects, a role he has enjoyed for 3 years. Previous to this he authored the ‘Be the Better Broker’ series, with more than 10,000 copies sold.

In a field of 20,000 Mortgage Brokers Dustan was ranked Top 20 by CMP magazine for seven years running while personally being the face and the voice of 1,695 mortgage transactions totaling just over 775 million in volume. Dustan eats, sleeps, and breathes all things mortgage industry related.

His true passion is seeing others succeed beyond what they thought was possible themselves.

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Excellent, extremely valuable, and pertinent in today’s climate.

Mortgage Broker , DLC Integra Mortgage Kamloops, BC

All of the speakers and the content was useful and educational!  

Raj Sharma , Verico Paragon Prime Capital Inc. Burnaby, BC

Important information learned from the Q and A session.

Mortgage Broker , AAREA Vancouver, BC

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