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Former Invis exec weighs in on PMG takeover bid by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-04-16 5:10:11 AM

A former executive vice president for Invis Inc. is throwing cautious support behind the Pacific Mortgage Group takeover bid, suggesting it could strengthen the hand of member brokers in an increasingly competitive field.read more

Popular Vote for Canadian Mortgage Awards Now Open by | 2011-04-16 4:55:10 AM

Again this year we are giving readers the opportunity to have their votes counted toward choosing the winners at the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards, sponsored by ICICI Bank.read more

Conference Board Highlights Lessons From The Financial Crisis And Recession In New Book by | 2011-04-06 9:21:15 AM

The extraordinary financial meltdown in 2008 and resulting recession demonstrated that in an age of economic and financial globalization, the design of public policy played a critical role in the events. Poor public policy created the conditions for the crisis, while good public policy shaped the exceptional actions to deal with it.read more

Brokers see uptick in house purchases by | 2011-04-05 12:22:06 PM

Climbing resale housing activity is the result of consumers trying getting a jump on mortgage rule changes being implemented by the federal government in March.read more

Brokers: TD rate hike signals industry shift by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-04-05 6:24:41 AM

The move by TD Bank, RBC and CIBC to raise rates on fixed mortgages because of rising bond yields may result in a temporary boon for lenders able to resist following suit in the next 24 to 48 hours, said industry professionals reacting to Monday’s move.read more

Broker: TD shift to business lending a good thing by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-04-05 5:24:37 AM

TD Bank’s plans to use a significant uptick in business lending to make up for a cooling mortgage market is garnering mixed – albeit positive – reaction from brokers and mono-line lenders.read more