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Royal LePage: Drop in sales on the way by MBN | 2012-10-04 6:34:45 AM

Brokers may have to brace themselves for further slowdown in home sales, according to a new report from Royal LePage, pointing to real signs that correction is underway. read more

B2B switches up successful HELOC by Nestor Arellano | 2012-10-04 5:00:41 AM

B2B Bank is the latest lender to drop the LTV ceiling on its HELOCs in keeping with OSFI guidelines, but the lender has left the door open for brokers seeking up to 80 per cent LTV for their clients.read more

Variable rates get their sexy back by Nestor Arellano | 2012-10-03 3:43:10 AM

Reports of the demise of variable rates appear to have been greatly exaggerated.read more

This is not your father's ... by Vernon Clement Jones | 2012-10-03 3:36:51 AM

This is not your father’s Lendwise.The re-purposed lender – now focused on full, upfront compensation for brokers – is further opening Merix’s doors to mortgage professionals who’d otherwise have taken deals to competitors, one company exec told MortgageBrokerNews.ca. read more

Is ING Direct here to stay? by Nestor Arellano | 2012-09-25 8:02:24 AM

A Scotia-owned ING Direct may maintain its ties with the broker channel longer than many predicted, with the bank announcing it will work to double its customer base -- apparently without an expanded branch network.read more

Put the blame on mortgage rules by Vernon Clement Jones | 2012-09-25 5:41:20 AM

A new report is placing the blame for a slowing real estate market squarely on the shoulders of the federal government and its move to tighter mortgage rules in July. read more