News

  • Broker sticks up for Realtors by Jamie Henry | 23 Jul 2014

    More homebuyers may be choosing to privately sell their own homes but many brokers still believe Realtors provide a safeguard for potential home owners during the buying process. read more

  • Billionaire calls for three day work week by MBN | 23 Jul 2014

    One of the world's richest men is proposing a new work structure that would have people work longer, but take more time off throughout their lives. Would the structure work for mortgage brokering? read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 23 Jul 2014

    Vancouver builders suffer a permit backlog… Dream homes in Nova Scotia could be the bargain you’re looking for… Neighborhoods without amenities bad news for residents… Toronto rents fall, for now… And Canmore sales surge as confidence returns to Alberta… read more

  • Will brokers follow the investors? by Jamie Henry | 22 Jul 2014

    In the face of increasing wait times for loan approvals and fearful of missing out on big deals, more investors are switching to the commercial side, opening up an opportunity for brokers to follow. read more

  • Brokers weigh in on issues facing lenders by CMP | 22 Jul 2014

    Hundreds of brokers across Canada have already participated in CMP’s Brokers on Lenders poll, airing concerns about lenders but also these key players. read more

  • Five key lessons from popular corporate branding by MBN | 22 Jul 2014

    Miller Ingenuity CEO Steve Blue discusses what agency owners looking to brand or rebrand their business can learn from popular corporate efforts of the past. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 22 Jul 2014

    Vancouver residents desperate to keep hold of the city’s heritage homes… Calgary rental market proves tough for mom… Tough choices for those saving for a down payment… And why shipping containers have become the talk of the town… read more

  • True North no longer advertising on RateHub.ca by Jamie Henry | 21 Jul 2014

    True North Mortgage announced in an official release Monday that it will no longer advertise its rates on RateHub.ca. read more

  • Poll results: Majority of brokers will avoid RateHub by Justin da Rosa | 21 Jul 2014

    Mortgage brokers across Canada have spoken and the results are in: The vast majority of industry professionals say they will avoid using RateHub.ca’s online services after finding out about the company’s plans to establish a brokerage that will directly compete for leads. read more

  • Fewer Canadians accelerate mortgage payments by Jamie Henry | 21 Jul 2014

    Record-low rates have contributed to a decrease in Canadians choosing to accelerate their mortgage payments, according to a CIBC poll released Monday, though the bank suggests taking the opportunity to take advantage and pay them down quicker. read more