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It all began with humble Kraft dinner by MBN | 2014-09-25 11:09:10 AM

MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.read more

Mortgage broker pleads guilty in insider trading case by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-24 1:54:18 PM

A mortgage broker has pleaded guilty for his participation in an insider trading case. And the lengths he went to destroy evidence are quite creative.read more

The surprising truth about what motivates us by MBN | 2014-09-24 12:21:42 PM

Professionally and personally, the secret to high performance and satisfaction is a sense of control, creativity and contribution. For leaders, the lesson is clear: facilitate these key criteria in your brokerage and you’ll foster a motivated and loyal team.read more

Investors taking dangerous steps to get over five door rule by Justin da Rosa | 2014-09-24 12:06:39 PM

Brokers advised an investor client – who closed two deals in one day -- to not disclose the second planned property purchase to the lender as a work-around for one lending rule.read more

Finance Minister weighs in on potential housing finance changes by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-22 1:52:56 PM

Brokers will likely breathe a sigh of relief following Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s statement that the government will not make any sudden changes to the housing finance system.read more

CMHC confirms potential risk-sharing by Justin da Rosa | 2014-09-22 1:45:49 PM

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has announced it will consider implementing risk-sharing measure with lenders in the future, confirming anonymous sources who told the Financial Post in early September that OSFI and CMHC were in talks about the potential policy.read more

Toronto’s ‘poor doors’ in condo developments by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-21 6:42:16 PM

It’s a trend that’s been seen in New York and has sparked criticism and now it’s also being seen in Toronto.read more

Poll: Which lender feature is the most important? by CMP | 2014-09-19 3:56:15 PM

CMP’s annual Brokers on Lenders issue has been written, packed and sent to our subscribers. Some old favourites continued to reign supreme in various categories and some new faces have blazed an impressive trail.read more

​Canada’s population set to hit 63.5 million by Jamie Henry | 2014-09-19 12:12:27 PM

It’s some way off, but new figures from Statistics Canada predict that the population could hit 63.5 million by 2063.read more