News

  • 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

  • Guest column: To be, or not to be? Incorporated, that is by MBN | 31 Jul 2014

    Leading mortgage broker Dustan Woodhouse puts forth his argument for incorporating your business. read more

  • Private insurer picks up CMHC slack by Jamie Henry | 31 Jul 2014

    The private insurers continue to win a larger piece of the mortgage default insurance pie following CMHC’s program cuts, with one major insurer reporting strong second quarter earnings. read more

  • Brokers may not have to wait much longer for boom by Jamie Henry | 31 Jul 2014

    Brokers have been waiting for a Halifax housing boom since the announcement of its $25B shipyard contract but four years later has that ship sailed? Not quite yet, say investors. read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 31 Jul 2014

    Calgary market expected to cool during the next six months… Why the US recovery could push our mortgage rates up here… Credit rating agency says Vancouver is not heading for a correction…. And low vacancy rates in some areas putting pressure on budgets for renters. read more