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Is the CMHC reckless? Financial Post article prompts question by | 2011-04-04 11:51:45 PM

The Canadian real estate market has made a rapid recovery, with prices soaring above previous years' levels and affordability dropping to below historic averages, causing everyone in Ottawa to worry that perhaps the market is too strong. The Financial Post thinks that CMHC may be to blameread more launches industry forum by MBN | 2011-04-04 5:48:55 PM

Last week saw the addition of a new feature to the site - a forum function that allows those in the mortgage industry to discuss current topics and share ideas live read more

U.S. could learn from Canada's mortgage market, blogs WSJ by | 2011-04-04 12:06:14 PM

The superior practices of Canada's mortgage market should be imitated by the U.S., blogged Wall Street Journal mortgage and real estate reporter James R. Hagerty. At a U.S. housing-policy conference this week, Bank of Canada researcher Virginie Tract received "one of the biggest rounds of applause" by simply describing how the Canadian mortgage market works. She, however, declined to say if Canada does have a better system than the U.S, wrote more

Broker Network of the Year finalists announced by | 2011-04-01 11:16:22 AM

This year’s Canadian Mortgage Awards will have some added excitement as the Mortgage Broker Network of the Year will be presented for the first time. read more

Brokers encouraged to learn more about commercial mortgages by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-04-01 6:55:07 AM

Residential mortgage brokers continue to turn down commercial business rather than lead clients through the often-daunting application process, private lenders told a recently held CMP mortgage more

Brokers react to election call by | 2011-03-31 5:29:32 AM

An “election reprieve” from interest rate hikes may not translate into the busy spring season brokers were hoping for, with industry leaders identifying a possible downside to the federal more