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Nova Scotia companies to offer job loss mortgage insurance by | 2010-07-27 5:47:41 AM

Canadian home buyers can opt for a little peace of mind with the introduction of job loss insurance coverage on mortgages by the Nova Scotia companies Fraser & Hoyt Benefits and Propel Insure.read more

Alberta MP added to BMO lawsuit list by | 2010-07-26 1:38:55 PM

Among the hundreds of Albertans accused in BMO's alleged mortgage fraud, the bank is now adding Calgary Conservative MP, Devinder Shory, to its hot list, according to a CBC report stating that 'Shory, a lawyer, executed legal transactions that misrepresented the true mortgage owner of at least five Calgary properties.'read more

The Pros and Cons of Broker Hubs by | 2010-07-24 11:28:00 AM

As lenders increase their minimum volume requirements and efficiency ratios, mortgage brokers are pooling their office deals to take advantage of favourable fees and to continue their relationship with preferred lenders. Gina Monaco takes a look at the pros and cons of this growing trend.read more

Rate is higher but still historically low by | 2010-07-24 1:25:13 AM

Though the Bank of Canada raised its rate to 0.75 per cent on Tuesday, consumers may still have time to take advantage of lower waits since some banks wait days, even weeks, before raising their prime rates.read more

Simply the Best by | 2010-07-21 2:28:58 AM

The fourth annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards could almost be named the Oscars for the mortgage industry, where the best of the best came out to celebrate and share their success among their esteemed colleagues; and focus on a bigger and brighter futureread more

Chinese citizens take Canadian real estate tour by | 2010-07-16 7:46:24 AM

Thirty Chinese citizens are taking a $5,500 real-estate tour of Toronto and vancouver in August in hopes that they will spend at least half a million dollars on downtown condos during the 10-day visit.read more

China stocks fall among third-home mortgage speculation by | 2010-07-14 5:53:28 AM

In China, property investors were hoping the limit of purchasing two homes was being lifted but the Chinese banking regulator insisted this was never the case, causing China's stocks to fall amidst the speculation.read more