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BC market surges back; good news for brokers by Justin da Rosa | 2013-11-05 10:50:08 AM

In a report issued by the Bank of Montreal on Wednesday, the bank assured industry professionals the housing market in British Columbia has achieved a soft landing following a concerning sales drop early in the year.read more

Clients less willing to renew early... for now by MBN | 2013-11-05 9:32:29 AM

Following historically low lending rates, clients are less likely to opt to renew early, leaving few opportunities for independent brokers to try to entice clients to switch lenders… for now, at least.read more

Broker honoured by Toronto Police for heroics by Justin da Rosa | 2013-11-05 5:11:47 AM

One quick-thinking broker helped save a man’s life last year and, on Sunday, was rewarded for his efforts by the Toronto Police Department in a formal ceremony.read more

Broker calls for unity among brokerages by Justin da Rosa | 2013-11-01 9:37:06 AM

The hot debate continues after one industry player used MortgageBrokerNews.ca to propose a broker-run organization modelled after the Canadian Chamber of Commerce; and despite the many naysayers, one broker thinks he’s now come up with a workable implementation strategy.read more

Flaherty to discuss further changes with developers by MBN | 2013-10-29 12:51:26 PM

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will meet with developers to determine whether future interference in the housing industry may be needed.read more

Canadian First completes MonCana deal by Justin da Rosa | 2013-10-29 9:53:37 AM

Canadian First Financial announced that the acquisition of MonCana Capital Corporation was completed on Friday; a deal the company feels will provide a solid lending option for brokers.read more

Brokers may want to hop on the fastest-growing social media platform by Justin da Rosa | 2013-10-28 11:02:23 PM

Just when you have Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook finally figured out, recent data may convince you to add another social media platform to your marketing repertoire: Pinterest.read more