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  • What's in a title? by | 15 Feb 2012

    Title insurance protects against much more than fraud and knowing what it covers can also help brokers and their clients before a sale closes read more

  • Realtor Marketing Secret No. 4 by | 08 Feb 2012

    In the fourth instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana walks you through the first of seven steps for building a strong, profitable partnership with top-producing Realtors read more

  • 2012 Forecast by | 31 Jan 2012

    From the worsening economy to growing competition from big banks, the mortgage industry has many hurdles ahead for 2012. CMP talked to various brokers and lenders and asked them what they see as some of the biggest challenges for the New Year — and more importantly, how to meet them head on read more

  • Private lenders, punitive policy by | 18 Jan 2012

    The showdown over tax changes for mortgage investors took place in Ottawa, writes Vernon Clement Jones, but the casualties may ultimately be spread across the broker channel read more

  • Realtor Marketing Secrets by | 21 Dec 2011

    In the third instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana explains how brokers can attract more purchase business by finding the right Realtor partner read more

  • A helping hand: Canadian brokers give back in 2011 by Vernon Clement Jones | 14 Dec 2011

    CMP had the easy job: Tally mortgage industry contributions to charity in 2011. But, as Vernon Clement Jones found out, the really tough work fell to brokers read more

  • Plus One by | 07 Dec 2011

    Hiring your first employee can be a daunting task for the independent broker. CMP explains the process and how to avoid some common mistakes read more

  • Realtor marketing secrets by | 16 Nov 2011

    In the second instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana explores how brokers can get Realtors to work with them so they can get more buyer leads for their listings read more

  • Realtor Marketing Secrets by | 26 Oct 2011

    In the first instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana explores some of the advantages for mortgage brokers of attracting Realtors as referral partners read more

  • Time to talk testing by Vernon Clement Jones | 19 Oct 2011

    Brokers looking to raise the bar in the mortgage industry are taking aim at agent testing standards, Vernon Clement Jones reports read more