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  • Lender announces commitment to alternative space

    One trust company is reaffirming its dedication to supporting mortgage brokers with two executive appointments, among them a leading player from another lender.

  • Lucky buyer wins by using broker

    One leading network’s “Purchase Plus Improvement” mortgage product gives clients access to up to $40,000 for home renovations. And as part of the product, one lucky couple took home $5,000 to help renovate their home.

  • New report to shed light on condo foreign investment

    A new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is set to shed some light on condo ownership; specifically just how much foreign investment is driving prices.

  • Daily Market Update

    New insights into who owns condo investments expected next month… Bank of Canada says REITS may be a better choice than condos for investors… Fracking should be delayed says Nova Scotia university president… And which Canadian city ranks among the world’s richest?

  • Rate site sees increased support

    One leading rate site has seen an influx in business since RateHub’s announcement that it will start its own mortgage brokerage.

  • Sales continue to surge, despite naysayers

    Brokers in Canada’s hottest condo market likely experienced a busy quarter as sales continued to surge in 2014, despite fears from some that it will eventually lead to a correction.

  • Far-out Friday: Staff penalized for bathroom breaks

    WaterSaver Faucet Co. is concerned about employee productivity levels going down the toilet -- literally.

  • Daily Market Update

    No Supreme Court hearing for the Toronto Real Estate Board on ‘virtual realtors’ offices’ case… Saskatoon sees rise in construction… Calgary developments designed for the outdoor types… And US new homes sales weaker than predicted.

  • Competition forcing brokers to look elsewhere?

    One leading broker in a niche space has to look outside major markets to find business as competition heats up.

  • BoC Governor's greatest hits

    Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz sure is a colourful fellow; his word acrobatics often incite any number of reactions ranging from giggles, incredulity and – at their best – better understanding. Macleans Magazine recently assembled a list of Poloz’s best metaphors.