Justin da Rosa

Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.

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Justin.DaRosa@keymedia.com

  • TD snub doesn't surprise brokers

    Mortgage brokers say they understand why a TD home buying guide advises seeking out a mortgage specialist for expert advice, with no mention of its broker-partners.

  • DLC hopes to score with new marketing initiative

    Want to win $100,000? That’s the message Dominion Lending Centre is sending potential clients as part of their unique marketing initiative: Its NHL hockey pool that is set to commence today.

  • Suspended broker maintains innocence

    A B.C. agent who had his licence suspended for five years after allegedly forging a letter of employment tells MortgageBrokerNews.ca he is innocent of any wrongdoing, although he has no plans to reapply for brokering privileges.

  • Brokerage and Realty announce partnership

    A Dominion Lending Centres franchise and Right at Home Realty (RAH) announced a partnership last week that will arm RAH’s real estate agents with brokerage services.

  • Broker and hockey great score for charity

    Paul Henderson’s Hockey Marathon of Hope scores a win for families and children in need – and one industry player laced up to play an integral role in shaping the event.

  • Independent lender approved for CMHC mortgages

    Another independent lender, CMLS Financial, has been approved to offer residential CMHC-backed mortgages in Canada, according to a press release from the company.

  • Flippant brokers mar the industry

    Brokers say inexperienced agents – including those who sat dormant until real estate sales picked up this summer -- are flooding the market to make a quick buck.

  • How do you nab a flighty rate shopper?

    Rate shoppers continue to frustrate brokers, but at the same time are forcing those professionals to find new and old ways to block 11th hour defections.

  • Flaherty backing away

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty appears to be backing away from further interference with the mortgage industry, sharing his satisfaction with the housing market and addressing a call for higher interest rates.

  • Brokers question the power of perks

    Several lenders have established contests and perk programs in an attempt to bump up broker business, but those incentives aren’t working on everyone.