Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.
They may be competitors, but a number of lender and insurer BDMs in one market are working together to better serve brokers
Brokers may not be happy about the strategy, but it could be a sign of future trends
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It doesn’t matter which side of the debate you fall on, it seems every broker across Canada has an opinion about this controversial topic
Along with the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, CMP’s Top 75 Brokers by Volume is one of the industry’s greatest distinctions. Are you among them?
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Home sales make second consecutive month-over-month gains
Frustrated by the mortgage documentation process, one broker developed a system to alleviate the workload – and now he’s turned it into a separate business stream
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