• Finance strategy when credit is tight by | 21 Mar 2012

    The latest feature from our sister magazine Canadian Real Estate Wealth, explains how you can get access to finance for your property investment clients despite the hurdles, as lenders continue to tighten their criteria read more

  • Realtor marketing secret No. 5 by | 29 Feb 2012

    In the fifth instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana explains how to break through the clutter and make a big splash with your Realtor mailings read more

  • Ready for takeoff by | 22 Feb 2012

    While residential real estate continues to slow, more and more brokers are looking to an improving and even hot commercial market as a way to build business. CMP spoke to some brokers and lenders in this space and they are all in agreement that commercial deals are on the upswing read more

  • 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