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  • 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

  • The upside to B20 by CMP | 03 Jul 2013

    Since the introduction of the new B20 regulations, a lot has changed for … the better, says Lester Shore, vice-president of Optimum Mortgage. read more

  • Portal to private lending by CMP | 06 Jun 2013

    Why send your private lending deal to one player when several are waiting on this new online app portal? read more

  • The migration east? by Donald Horne | 26 Apr 2013

    If brokers thought credit unions would be quick to go national just because the government says they can, reports Donald Horne, they may be mistake … at least for now read more

  • Fraudsters head for commercial ground by Vernon Clement Jones | 11 Apr 2013

    A tough residential real estate market means fraudsters are on the move to commercial, writes Vernon Clement Jones, but should the buck stop with brokers? read more

  • Not all clients are created equal… by CMP | 11 Apr 2013

    So why are brokers treating all of them that way, asks top broker Calum Ross, detailing his strategy for segmenting clients to form a more perfect and profitable union read more

  • The flammable four: key lender letdowns by CMP | 07 Mar 2013

    Brokers are usually full of praise for lenders – well, sometimes – still they have four flaws guaranteed to spark broker ferocity, reports Don Horne read more

  • Broker-to-broker advice: Quit the race to bottom by CMP | 31 Jan 2013

    Buying down rates is a race to the bottom, writes broker and trainer Greg Williamson, laying out his plan for swimming against that tide read more

  • Ron Butler reads between the lines by CMP | 31 Jan 2013

    In the fall, lenders came bearing the gift of advertisements promoting mortgage brokers to consumers. Verico broker Ron Butler reads between the lines of those ads. read more

  • You’re busted! by | 10 Jan 2013

    It’s time brokers knew the truth about credit blemishes and credit scores! writes Eric Putnam, taking on the role of CMP's myth buster. read more