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Brokers lament lender wait times in wake of low rates by Justin da Rosa | 2014-06-23 11:55:08 AM

The spring season has seen rates drop to record lows and while the trend has bolstered broker business, it has also caused a back-log of files at a number Canada’s lenders.read more

​Reaping the Benefits of Community Involvement by CMP | 2014-06-23 11:20:21 AM

Get out and give back to your community, writes Andrew Young of Mortgage Wise Financial. Because the potential harvest is worth more than the seeds you sowread more

Far-out Friday: Homes purchased with bitcoin by Jamie Henry | 2014-06-20 12:22:34 PM

Two London homes are apparently being purchased with bitcoin, according to an MSNBC report.read more

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 afford.read 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 concerns.read 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 rate.read more