News

  • How to recruit 'passive candidates' by MBN | 10 Jul 2014

    Beneath the surface of actively-searching job applicants lies a deep pool of talent that can help close the skill gap that exists in many organizations. But how to tap into this often-overlooked segment? read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 10 Jul 2014

    CMHC figures are in line with expectations… Royal LePage report shows a two-tier housing market in our cities… Even multimillionaires have mortgages but they’ll need a bigger down payment… And smart home tech giant links with developers… read more

  • Broker advises peers to be patient by CMP | 09 Jul 2014

    Patience is a virtue when it comes to commercial brokering , according to one leader in that space. read more

  • Report: industry professionals fear bubble by Jamie Henry | 09 Jul 2014

    Brokers may be split on the issue but a new study found that 56 per cent of mortgage industry respondents in Canada and the United States fear that “an unsustainable real estate bubble is inflating.” read more

  • Residential mortgage debt moderates by Jamie Henry | 09 Jul 2014

    Outstanding mortgage balances have moderated for a second consecutive month, according to RBC’s most recent Canadian credit report. read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 09 Jul 2014

    Local housing data reveals widespread growth in June… Canadians still spending on winter escapes south of the border… Calgary penthouse becomes the city’s most expensive condo sale ever… And small homes with no mortgage - the future? read more

  • Broker: Lender amended contract after client signed by | 08 Jul 2014

    Brokers advise clients to diligently read the fine print but what happens if the contract is changed after the client signed? read more

  • Forget the market predictions and reports, professional advises by Jamie Henry | 08 Jul 2014

    Industry professionals should ignore the litany of real estate market predictions and reports, even those from leading financial institutions. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 08 Jul 2014

    Stats Canada report shows increase in building permits, especially in BC while Nova Scotia slips back… High end property is booming… Could Chinese investment cause a real estate crash?… And why not everyone is content with construction… read more

  • Client surprised by collateral charge mortgage requalification by Jamie Henry | 07 Jul 2014

    Collateral charge mortgages are often criticized for the barriers they place on client's ability to port their mortgage but one broker was frustrated when his client was forced to re-qualify with the same lender to access the collateral loan. read more