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Superbroker leads charity charge by MBN | 2014-01-14 9:52:05 AM

You mortgage brokers sure are a charitable bunch and it’s even easier to give back to the community when your brokerage leads the charge; which is exactly what one superbroker is doing.read more

Forecast: no 'aggressive government intervention' this year by MBN | 2014-01-13 11:01:48 AM

It depends how much stock you put in Realtor forecasts, but a new market survey suggests brokers have little to fear from the federal government this year, despite continuing rumour to the contrary.read more

A product for contractually employed homebuyers by Justin da Rosa | 2014-01-13 8:32:47 AM

A lender in the UK has established a mortgage product specifically tailored to contract employees, which has Canadian brokers clamouring for something similar here.read more

Unlicensed broker charged with 18 offenses by MBN | 2014-01-12 9:00:09 PM

Glenn Whitter is alleged by FSCO to have used online dating to borrow and lend on real estate properties without a license and faces nine counts of dealing in mortgages without a broker license, totalling 18 charges under Ontario's Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006.read more

Broker: Expect tighter underwriting in 2014 by Justin da Rosa | 2014-01-11 7:00:28 AM

One leading industry player foresees tightened mortgage lending regulations in 2014, which may affect the broker industry more than its banker rivals.read more

Far out Friday: Realtor sponsors homeless man by MBN | 2014-01-10 7:53:38 PM

Just before Christmas, Joe Manzaneres, an American Re/Max realtor decided to sponsor a homeless man by paying him to hold up a sign in the hopes of drumming up business.read more

FSCO dispute resolutions increasing to 750 monthly by MBN | 2014-01-10 7:47:13 PM

A victim of its own success, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario has increased the monthly assignment of arbitration files to ADR Chambers from 500 to 750 per month, and is actively looking for a new contract with a dispute resolution company.read more

Overnight rate on hold until economic data improves by MBN | 2014-01-09 10:06:03 AM

The governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, suggested Tuesday that the overnight interest rate may soon be raised and he welcomes a strengthening American economy as one of the catalysts for such a maneuver.read more