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Mortgage debt down across country by Jamie Henry | 2014-06-19 1:52:59 PM

Mortgage debt growth is shrinking, according to Statistics Canada, signalling more prudent lending may be creating a healthier lending industry. read more

CMHC to get back to its roots by Justin da Rosa | 2014-06-19 12:18:12 PM

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will shift its priority back to its originally intended purpose: helping Canadians buy homes they can more

Brokers: CMHC refocus is misguided by Justin da Rosa | 2014-06-19 12:12:26 PM

Brokers have had time to let the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) recently announced priority shift to sink in and while some laud the crown corporation’s efforts, others believe it should be addressing more pressing more

Brokers push back against industry trend by Justin da Rosa | 2014-06-13 3:54:52 PM

Rate discounting may be a necessity these days but many brokers are pushing back by drawing attention to the added value of advising clients about more than just more

Oliver's hands-off approach bad for the industry? by Justin da Rosa | 2014-06-12 1:06:45 PM

Brokers often lamented former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s willingness to tinker with mortgage rules and regulations but one industry professional believes current minister, Joe Oliver’s laissez-faire approach could have disastrous more

Broker tips for cottage properties by Jamie Henry | 2014-06-12 11:59:31 AM

The cottage real estate market is heating up along with the weather and brokers may be getting more inquiries from clients about purchasing these recreational properties. But are they prepared to answer all the questions?read more