News

  • Commercial mortgage business booms by Jamie Henry | 19 Aug 2014

    Commercial mortgages are experiencing a resurgence in both Canada and the United States, led – in large part – by one specific type of lender. read more

  • Stop tweeting and start selling by MBN | 19 Aug 2014

    Social media isn’t overrated; the problem is we don’t rate it at all, figures suggest. read more

  • Commercial real estate investment rises in Calgary by Jamie Henry | 19 Aug 2014

    The second quarter of 2014 has seen investment sales in commercial real estate in Calgary rise by 13 per cent to $824 million. read more

  • Ottawa to restore and increase charge for affordable housing by Jamie Henry | 19 Aug 2014

    The charge levied by Ottawa city council to fund affordable housing is set to be restored and slightly increased. read more

  • Toronto sees rental market surge by Jamie Henry | 19 Aug 2014

    The number of condos on the MLS in Toronto has hit an all-time high according to figures from market researcher Urbanation. read more

  • Consumer expectation rises for real estate price escalation by Jamie Henry | 19 Aug 2014

    Canadian consumers were feeling a little better off financially last week, according to the Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index. read more

  • Are bad manners hurting your career? by MBN | 18 Aug 2014

    Saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ do count, especially in the workplace – and a recent survey of Canadian workers show that nine in 10 believe it has an impact on your career prospects. read more

  • Network adds to its team by Jamie Henry | 18 Aug 2014

    One leading mortgage broker network has beefed up its team by installing a former banking industry professional as its director of sales for the Alberta and Prairie regions. read more

  • Many brokers don’t unplug during time off by Justin da Rosa | 18 Aug 2014

    Summer is quickly coming to a close and many brokers are thinking of taking some much needed time off; but with today’s technology is it possible to truly take time away from the office? read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 18 Aug 2014

    More stats confirm the heat, but a warning from the UK market reminds us of how things can change… Edmonton sees a construction surge, but City Hall struggle to keep up… Big banks set to post healthy profits; good news for mortgage markets …. And a new type of foreign visitor for our biggest cities. read more