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Bank of Canada may wait even longer to raise overnight rate by MBN | 2013-09-27 7:41:09 AM

The Bank of Canada may hold off on hiking rates until the U.S. Federal Reserve decides to raise its own, argues Fidelity Investments, giving brokers yet more food for thought on when their market will finally cool down.read more

Gord Dahlen takes on a new challenge by Vernon Clement Jones | 2013-09-27 6:48:50 AM

Industry leader Gord Dahlen has moved from his executive position at Dominion Lending Centres, with another channel player now welcoming him into its expanding fold.read more

Scotiabank: Market to slow in 2014 but are brokers sold? by Justin da Rosa | 2013-09-25 11:07:28 AM

Scotiabank has stared into its crystal ball and seen a slow market in 2014 due to interest rate hikes and stunted job growth, though brokers may not be willing to accept the prophecy as gospel.read more

OSFI head: Low rates creating false sense of security by Justin da Rosa | 2013-09-25 10:14:49 AM

The head of the federal bank regulator says she remains concerned that low interest rates are lulling Canadians into a false sense of security – her comments suggesting OSFI could still ratchet down already-tight underwriting.read more

REMIC makes MBLAA recommendations by Justin da Rosa | 2013-09-20 1:14:43 PM

The Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada (REMIC) has now delivered the recommendations of a 1,000 brokers to the man responsible for leading the review of Ontario’s MBLAA, with concerns about a potential double-standard high on the list.read more

Broker to meet with MPP to discuss MBLAA by Justin da Rosa | 2013-09-20 11:17:51 AM

Independent broker, Paolo Di Petta, will be meeting with Steven Del Duca, Liberal MPP of Vaughn and the man appointed to oversee the review of the MBLAA, on Thursday to discuss potential changes to the act – and he wants to collect and present broker feedback after a letter sent by CAAMP to the MPP did not represent brokers’ best interests.read more