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Contest giveaways bolster broker originations by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-08-09 2:58:38 AM

Free” and “Win.” They’re two of the most powerful words in the English language, and brokers are increasingly using them to bring prospective clients through the door and signed up on the dotted line.read more

Gary Mauris named finalist for entrepreneur award by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-08-04 7:59:11 AM

Dominion Lending Centres President Gary Mauris has been named a Pacific finalist for Ernst & Young’s coveted entrepreneurial award -- an acknowledgement of the company’s growth strategy and his ability to activate it.read more

Brokers benefit from more generous rental offsets in the GTA by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-08-04 5:56:41 AM

An increasingly tight but competitive Toronto market has lenders migrating back to the 80-per-cent rental offset, say brokers focused on property investors and now finding it easier to get their deals funded.read more

Crazy idea? by | 2011-08-03 9:40:00 AM

I want to put this idea 'out there' and ge...read more

RBC lobbying for higher interest rates? by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-07-30 2:22:42 AM

RBC may be priming the pump for an interest rate hike at the Central Bank, its economists arguing prime should soon be pushed up in order to block vulnerable buyers from entering the housing market – that warning coming as banks continue to cut rates in order to win greater mortgage volumes.read more

Genworth moves down the Street by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-07-28 7:33:18 AM

Street Capital has added Genworth as a default insurer, a move, says the lender, in response to broker requests.read more

Centum: Broker workshop to focus on consumer debt by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-07-26 4:03:32 PM

Runaway consumer debt: It’s not just the federal government’s concern, but also the focus of a mortgage workshop for brokers – set for Vancouver this fall and focused on ensuring brokers extend their utility beyond the transaction, say sponsors.read more