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Different cities, different housing market trends by | 2010-04-09 9:00:07 AM

The housing market is overheated in Vancouver, Victoria and Toronto, according to a new house price survey by Royal LePage, while other cities have seen more modest and sustainable growth.read more

Tapping into credit unions by | 2010-04-06 3:07:35 AM

Credit unions haven't always been seen as broker-friendly, but many are now looking to build business through this channel. CMP gets the lowdown on accessing a flow of funds from this lender categoryread more

Mortgage brokers appear safe from GST by | 2010-03-31 5:02:12 AM

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Monday that there will be no additional GST on financial services following heated discussion about a new proposed tax policy that appeared in the federal budget earlier this month.read more

CMAs 2010: Nominees for the Mortgage Broker of the Year award (under 25 employees) by | 2010-03-24 12:32:08 AM

Almost all the nominees for the 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards have been announced, but there are still four key categories left, which we'll be announcing throughout the week. First up is the Macquarie Financial award for Mortgage Broker of the Year (under 25 employees), which recognizes brokers who aren't affiliated with a national network.read more

Home affordability toughens, especially in top three cities by | 2010-03-16 4:51:51 AM

The housing market in Vancouver is "uncomfortably hot", according to the latest RBC Housing Affordability Measure, while Toronto and Montreal are on pace to set records due to surging demand.read more