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  • Are lenders keeping up with demand for non-prime deals? by Jamie Henry | 30 Jun 2014

    Early results from CMP’s Brokers on lenders Survey point to an upward trend in brokers relying on non-prime deals in the wake of ever-tightening regulations. It isn’t too late to have your say. read more

  • The downside of financial incentives by MBN | 30 Jun 2014

    The world’s most successful companies use financial incentives – but what, if any, downsides are there to this common practice? read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 30 Jun 2014

    Are Canadians still the biggest purchasers south of the border? …. Banking forums warns of ‘worry’ early signs of high property prices and low interest rates …. Albertans trade a longer commute for better climate…. And Calgary’s new urban village revealed…. read more

  • Major broker announces executive appointment by Justin da Rosa | 27 Jun 2014

    True North Mortgage announced the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective July 1. read more

  • OSFI to work with lenders and insurers to safeguard market by Jamie Henry | 27 Jun 2014

    The housing market will remain a high risk to the Canadian economy, according to OSFI, who is willing to step in to provide further governance if deemed necessary. read more

  • Personal brands: How to stand out from the pack by Jamie Henry | 27 Jun 2014

    Truly effective personal branding is about how you’re perceived, because all brands exist in the minds of their market. read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 27 Jun 2014

    Banking regulator warns of high prices and low mortgage rates…. Basement apartment permits scheme is painfully slow…. Why we should embrace social housing in our neighbourhoods…. And can our man in the UK prevent the bubble bursting? read more

  • New condo rules could cause boom by Jamie Henry | 26 Jun 2014

    New proposals to shake up Manitoba’s condo dealings may be worrying some sellers, but one agent believes it’s a good move for the industry. read more

  • Product requires work but is worth it, say brokers by Jamie Henry | 26 Jun 2014

    Purchase plus improvement mortgages are becoming more popular among brokers and although they may require a good deal of work, industry professionals share their tips on getting the deal done. read more

  • B-21 to erode credit union competitive advantage by CMP | 26 Jun 2014

    In a guest blog exclusively for MortgageBrokerNews.ca, Daniel Lewczuk of Mortgage Intelligence examines how credit unions -- who heretofore have enjoyed a competitive advantage over banks and monolines -- will be affected by OSFI's B-21 guidelines. read more