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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

Government compliance costs small business nearly $1.2 billion in 2008 by | 2010-07-10 4:52:41 AM

Small and medium sized businesses in five major industrial areas in Canada spent nearly $1.2 billion filling out government forms and paperwork in second phase of 2008, a recent study has found.read more

Avoiding the B word by MBN | 2010-07-08 12:49:44 AM

With reports of mortgage arrears skyrocketing across Canada and bankruptcies following close behind, things seem to be getting worse. But for mortgage professionals who can help their clients, a new opportunity exists for building long-term relationshipsread more

Why Canada's housing market didn't burst by | 2010-06-30 4:02:43 AM

The countries may share a border, but the financial crises in the U.S. and Canada are hardly similar. As an associate professor at the University of Western Ontario and a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland explains, a comparison of the two markets suggests Canada may have just "got things right"read more

In U.S., 500 arrested for mortgage fraud by | 2010-06-23 3:41:05 AM

Nearly 500 people have been arrested in a U.S.-wide crackdown on mortgage fraud since the operation began March 1. Federal officials found that Las Vegas was one of the major centres where scams were situated to falsley inflate house prices.read more

More likely to foreclose on your loan with poor math skills: U.S. study by | 2010-06-23 3:26:39 AM

If you have poor math skills, you're three times more likely to go into foreclosure over your mortgage loan found a new study led by Stephan Meier, a Columbia University assistant business professor.read more