• Brokers lament lender wait times in wake of low rates by Justin da Rosa | 23 Jun 2014

    The spring season has seen rates drop to record lows and while the trend has bolstered broker business, it has also caused a back-log of files at a number Canada’s lenders. read more

  • Appraisers fire back at brokers by Justin da Rosa | 23 Jun 2014

    Real estate appraisers took to the comments section of to explain -- and defend – the appraisal process following critical comments from mortgage brokers. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 23 Jun 2014

    Joe Oliver says again that he is not concerned by hot market… How a local disaster can flatten the housing market for some time afterwards as reconstruction and memories are slow to fade. The modern dilemma, buy now or wait and risk being priced out... And the perils of owning on leased land… read more

  • Brokers: Banking double standard regarding wait times by Justin da Rosa | 20 Jun 2014

    Brokers are frustrated by increasingly lengthy processing times when dealing with the banks – especially when those same banks expeditiously approve broker clients in-branch. read more

  • Far-out Friday: Homes purchased with bitcoin by Jamie Henry | 20 Jun 2014

    Two London homes are apparently being purchased with bitcoin, according to an MSNBC report. read more

  • Business etiquette: 10 golden rules by MBN | 20 Jun 2014

    Have you ever been in a business situation and witnessed an event that was so cringe-worthy, it left you saying "really?" read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 20 Jun 2014

    The average household is slightly richer according to Stats Canada…. Why construction needs to be encouraged, for the good of the economy… seniors housing vacancies decline… and why your cottage may not be a great heirloom… read more

  • Brokers: CMHC refocus is misguided by Justin da Rosa | 19 Jun 2014

    Brokers have had time to let the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) recently announced priority shift to sink in and while some laud the crown corporation’s efforts, others believe it should be addressing more pressing concerns. read more

  • Brokers on Lenders Survey early results by Jamie Henry | 19 Jun 2014

    Results for the seventh-annual Brokers on Lenders Survey have been flying in and it seems that many of the main gripes from previous years still prevail. However, brokers are airing new concerns as well. Hurry and have your say by clicking here. read more

  • Mortgage debt down across country by Jamie Henry | 19 Jun 2014

    Mortgage debt growth is shrinking, according to Statistics Canada, signalling more prudent lending may be creating a healthier lending industry. read more