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Mortgage pie keeps getting smaller: brokers by Donald Horne | 2013-07-25 12:54:29 PM

The announcement Mortgage Architects has now acquired Argentum is strong indication the mortgage pie is getting smaller, and more mergers and acquisitions are on the horizon, say more

Size matters in brokering - Swift by Donald Horne | 2013-07-24 9:43:16 AM

Stay tuned, brokers, says Pacific Mortgage Group CEO Ron Swift on the heels of the Argentum acquisition, network consolidation will undoubtedly continue as companies struggle to achieve more

Alberta appraisals backed up for days following flooding by Donald Horne | 2013-07-23 9:37:01 AM

Lenders are demanding fresh appraisals and inspections for homes in the flood-affected areas of Calgary and High River – with several deals waiting upwards of five days for an appraiser to become more

Real estate regulations a model for mortgage sector, says broker by Donald Horne | 2013-07-23 8:30:57 AM

Ontario’s mortgage broker act could take a clue from the real estate sector, suggest brokers, who feel beefing up licensing requirements and improving enforcement can only benefit more

Ottawa has ‘overtweaked’ housing market, says broker by Donald Horne | 2013-07-22 12:44:49 PM

Government intervention has gone too far already, and the decision by the new Bank of Canada governor to keep the overnight rate unchanged is welcomed news for a housing sector still reeling from “too much tweaking,” says one industry more

Awful GTA condo numbers no surprise, says industry player by Donald Horne | 2013-07-20 2:01:17 PM

It comes as no surprise to brokers that Greater Toronto Area condo sales plummeted last month, making for the lowest June on record for new sales, according to data from RealNet Canada and the Building Industry and Land Development more

Selling mortgages to a culture that doesn’t understand the term by Donald Horne | 2013-07-19 1:51:17 PM

How do you sell a mortgage to a community of people who distrust banks and are unfamiliar with the concept of a mortgage? One Alberta broker has the more