News

  • Broker: Positive attitude = positive growth by CMP | 06 Aug 2014

    It can be tough – what with constant rule changes and increased difficulty funding deals – but having a positive attitude will help your business, writes Jake Abramowicz of Mortgage Edge. read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 06 Aug 2014

    Vancouver and Calgary continue to report price rises and sales growth, but Edmonton sees a “seasonal slide”…. Household debt on the rise, especially in the west… And consumer confidence falls for the first time in six months. read more

  • Insurer stat points to healthy market? by Justin da Rosa | 05 Aug 2014

    One of Canada’s leading private insurers unveiled strong second quarter results and, perhaps more interestingly, one statistic that potentially points to a healthy housing market. read more

  • Bank products superior to monolines' by Justin da Rosa | 05 Aug 2014

    Brokers often prefer sending business to their monoline partners rather than to one of the big banks and CMP’s forthcoming Brokers on Lenders survey will provide those partners with details on how to better compete. read more

  • How to get your brokers tech-savvy by MBN | 05 Aug 2014

    Getting your brokers up-to-speed with technology needs to be made a priority if your brokerage is to stay afloat. read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 05 Aug 2014

    Could ‘try before you buy’ be the way ahead for real estate?... Co-housing project struggles with sales but do people understand what they are?... And mortgages become easier to secure in the US… read more

  • Brokers discuss incorporating by Justin da Rosa | 01 Aug 2014

    A guest column by one of the industry’s most respected players stoked the fires of discussion Thursday, encouraging brokers to discuss the ins and outs of incorporating a brokerage. read more

  • Have your say: Do you do commercial business? by Justin da Rosa | 01 Aug 2014

    In an increasingly competitive segment we want to know what percentage of our readers currently fund commercial deals. read more

  • Lighter side: Synergize your deliverables with Weird Al by Caitlin Nobes | 01 Aug 2014

    Weird Al Yankovic has been top of the news cycle this week with eight videos in eight days including “Tacky”, “Word Crimes” and now “Mission Statement”. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 01 Aug 2014

    Alberta has far higher household debt than the rest of Canada… Mortgage insurers report lower level of defaults… Academic analysis of the likelihood of a correction… And US lawmakers look to change controversial ‘two door’ rule. read more