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  • 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

  • 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

  • To be or not to BDM by | 11 Oct 2011

    As brokers grapple with a slowing market, many are finding relationships with BDMs are also in flux. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, that may be by design read more

  • Going exclusive by | 03 Oct 2011

    Mortgage professionals say they’ve had enough of clients going to the bank, with broker commitment letters in hand. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, a growing number are thinking exclusivity agreements will stop them in their tracks read more

  • Paying for errors & omissions by | 20 Sep 2011

    With a spate of E&O claims pinned to private lending deals, brokerages are increasingly straying from their association-endorsed insurers and, as Vernon Clement Jones finds out, shopping around for the best rates, wherever that search takes them read more

  • Security Breach: What brokers are doing to guard their clients' privacy by | 28 Feb 2011

    In the wake of client privacy breaches of mortgage brokers a few years ago, the industry has improved security measures. John Tenpenny found out what some brokerages and brokers are doing to ensure the personal information of mortgage broker clients isn’t compromised read more

  • Credit Repair Job by | 28 Jan 2011

    Looking to graduate your clients from a B to A mortgage? Heather Li looks at some of the tools brokers can use to turn around their clients’ credit scores read more

  • 2011: The Road Ahead by | 28 Jan 2011

    Consumer awareness and confidence in brokers, broker-lender relationships and the threat from government of more mortgage rules are some of the issues John Tenpenny heard about when talking with prominent industry members read more