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  • Broker-To-Broker Advice: Batten Down The Hatches by MBN | 03 Jun 2014

    Brokers may think collateral charges will eventually blow over, but that storm is here to stay, cautions industry veteran Dustan Woodhouse. What do you need to know? read more

  • Broker offers his take on BMO’s forecast by MBN | 19 Mar 2014

    Last week two Bank of Montreal (BMO) economists, Douglas Porter and Benjamin Reitzes, issued a report on mortgage rates arguing that “the fixed rate option now looks superior” to equivalent variable-rate alternatives. Dave Larock examines the arguments and offers his own take. read more

  • The Diversifiers:Gord McCallum by Vernon Clement Jones | 18 Mar 2014

    In the last part of our The Diversifiers series, we catchup with Gord McCallum, a member of last year's diversifiers list. read more

  • The Diversifiers:Adam and Luke Bazuk by Vernon Clement Jones | 18 Mar 2014

    In part 3 of our The Diversifiers series, we talk to Adam and Luke Bazuk of Canadian First Financial Centres & Dominion Lending Centres YBM Group. read more

  • The Diversifiers:Danny Alessandrini by Vernon Clement Jones | 18 Mar 2014

    In part 2 of our The Diversifiers series, we talk to Danny Alessandrini of The Mortgage Centre The Real Estate Stop: Algoma Mortgage read more

  • The Diversifiers:Eileen Crosbie by Vernon Clement Jones | 18 Mar 2014

    In part 1 of our The Diversifiers series, we talk to Eileen Crosbie of Dominion Lending Centres read more

  • ​Broker-to-broker advice: Back to Basics by MBN | 18 Mar 2014

    Even established brokers are heading back to the basics of lead generation. Deepak Bansal, with DLC Mortgage Village, offers a brief refresher course with a couple of new approaches thrown in for good measure read more

  • ​AMP-lified Concerns by Mark David | 18 Mar 2014

    For the first time in a decade, the Accredited Mortgage Professional designation is undergoing some major changes meant to strengthen the brand. But will they? John Bargis, VP of Mortgage Edge and former CAAMP chair, weighs in read more

  • Multi-Family Housing Makes Dollars and 6 Kinds of Sense For Investors by MBN | 26 Nov 2013

    Multi-family real estate investments may offer the greatest return on investment for commercial real estate investors, writes commercial agent Tarun Gupta read more

  • The best worst-case scenario by CMP | 03 Sep 2013

    There’s so much more than “Good luck” for a savvy broker to offer a client headed toward a forced sale, writes Rebecca Lamarche. Why not a private mortgage to win them an "orderly sale." read more