• Broker scores at trade shows by MBN | 29 Jan 2014

    These potential clients may have more pressing things to worry about than mortgages, but one broker is using a unique strategy to get before those consumers as they prepare to make a life-altering change.. read more

  • Strengthening fraud prevention a focus of MBLAA review by | 28 Jan 2014

    Ontario Finance Minister Charles Souza is currently reviewing recommendations for the MBLAA review; and chief among them is to strengthen fraud prevention measures. read more

  • Broker podcast 'organically' grows business by Justin da Rosa | 28 Jan 2014

    An Ottawa-based broker uses his regular podcast to connect with and contribute to his community; and a welcome side-effect of his show has been the natural way it has helped grow his business. read more

  • Man swindles churches in advance-fee mortgage scam by MBN | 28 Jan 2014

    A Georgia man who swindled churches and small businesses across the country in an “advance-fee” mortgage scam has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. read more

  • Recommendation to allow alternative mortgage course providers by MBN | 27 Jan 2014

    CAAMP has been the sole provider of the accredited mortgage broker course for just under a year, but it may not be for much longer, following recommendations that the government take up concerns over whether one provider is enough. read more

  • MBLAA recommendations focus on higher education standards by Justin da Rosa | 27 Jan 2014

    The man tasked with reviewing the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006 (MBLAA) has presented his recommendations to Ontario’s Minister of Finance; with higher educational standards for agents and brokers among his chief objectives. read more

  • Video series paying off for broker by Justin da Rosa | 24 Jan 2014

    One broker took a chance on a new video marketing initiative and it’s already paying out in the form of an increase in business leads. read more

  • Equifax report frustrates broker by MBN | 24 Jan 2014

    One broker is frustrated by negative Equifax reports that he believes aren’t a true indication of clients’ credit health. read more

  • Poloz: We have a competitive mortgage market by MBN | 23 Jan 2014

    The Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, appeared on BNN’s Headline with Howard Green on Wednesday and proclaimed the Canadian Mortgage market is healthy. read more

  • Deflationary trends created by idling home sales? by Justin da Rosa | 22 Jan 2014

    Brokers may have been right all along in suggesting the government has simply been too aggressive in its efforts to slow down the real estate market, with growing speculation among economists that the BoC will soon have to fight deflationary trends, in part fueled by idling home sales. read more