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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 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 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 more

Bubble. What Bubble? by Donald Horne | 2010-03-14 6:12:56 PM

An industry report questioned whether or not Canada was in the midst of a real estate bubble. Melissa Kim asked some of last year's CMP Top 50 brokers to weigh in on the more

Abode announces permanent closure by | 2010-03-12 1:06:40 AM

After announcing at the end of January that Abode was close to negotiating a deal with a Toronto-based purchaser, the company quietly announced the end has come for its mortgage origination more

Canada's mortgage market "boring but effective": IMF by | 2010-03-11 11:33:33 AM

The Canadian residential mortgage market has been "boring, but effective" in recent years, according to International Monetary Fund economist John more

Interest rate stays put as speculation continues by | 2010-03-09 4:39:50 AM

The Bank of Canada's plan to maintain the overnight rate has been spot-on for the past 11 months, but there is speculation the trend could be ending more

Canadians' household finances in trouble, says Vanier Institute by | 2010-03-09 1:44:40 AM

A new study released by the Vanier Institute of the Family suggests average household debt is rising at an alarming pace and Canadians' mortgage and credit card payments are more