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Gift letters blowing the bubble? by Justin da Rosa | 2013-11-10 8:39:23 PM

Parents in Toronto are funding their millennial kids’ first real estate purchases in record numbers, helping first-time buyers get a leg-up in an increasingly unaffordable market; and one well-respected industry voice believes the trend is contributing to the GTA’s oft-refuted housing bubble.read more

SEO: a puzzling work of art & science by CMP | 2013-11-09 7:46:35 AM

The term Search Engine Optimization is as enigmatic as the Mona Lisa’s smile, but brokers looking to land leads Online have got 1.2 million reasons to solve the mystery, writes Patrick Herman, an account manager with Canada’s largest search marketing firm, www.searchenginepeople.com, read more

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