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With your goals as our guide, we apply our expertise, relationship focus, entrepreneurial spirit, solution mindset and service culture to empower productive collaboration and foster deep trust. Helping you achieve your dreams is our collective purpose and greatest measure of value.

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Recent financings

Leveraging our CMHC expertise, broad product portfolio, diverse specialists and responsiveness, we’ve blazed trails in financing new rental construction, general construction and burgeoning real estate businesses. 

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At First National, we approach what we do from the people perspective. We’re not just lenders. We’re passionate about the business of commercial real estate and our clients, the people who drive it. 

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Latest resources and insights

Original perspectives and personal viewpoints on developments and industry trends in commercial real estate.

Growth, Value and Risk

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The Bank of Canada made its third interest rate decision of 2021 and presented its new base-case projection for inflation and growth in the economy in its quarterly Monetary Report.

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Expert insights

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Even so, First National has never been more bullish about the future of the province’s multi-unit housing market and is financing local construction at a record rate. Why the paradox? Find out here.

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Borrower perspectives

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Tavish Rai, Abstract’s Chief Asset Officer and Partner, shares his perspectives about Victoria’s current evolution, Abstract’s shift in focus back to market housing and why First National’s industry knowledge and responsiveness are so valuable.

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Capital Markets update

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Neil Silverberg, Senior Analyst, Capital Markets, provides a post budget wrap-up, an overview on this week’s BoC announcement and more. Read the full commentary here.

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Why clients choose and recommend us

From the sophistication of our entrepreneurial culture to how we engage with and execute for clients – why we’ve earned the trusted recommendations of our borrower clients.

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Mortgage solutions

The synergy of our structure and culture enables advisors to innovate purposefully and execute decisively on smart risk solutions that get you to your goals.