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  • Daily Market Update

    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.

  • Guest column: To be, or not to be? Incorporated, that is

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

  • Private insurer picks up CMHC slack

    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.

  • Brokers may not have to wait much longer for boom

    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.

  • Daily Market Update

    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.

  • Online real estate brokerage launches mortgage arm

    A successful online real estate brokerage recently launched its mortgage arm with the hopes of earning and keeping business throughout the buying process and it will look to an established brokerage to provide back-end support.

  • Are you one of Canada's top commercial brokers?

    Last chance to submit your numbers and be considered one of Canada's top commercial brokers.

  • Broker Kit Bag pt. 2

    You spoke and we listened. These three items are essential to every broker's success, according to our readers.

  • Daily Market Update

    Consumer confidence split across Canada; employment is the issue… Calgary sees a boom in demand for inner city living… Should realtors always reveal a home’s hidden secrets?… And commercial property market is hot in Vancouver but vacancy rates rise again in Halifax.

  • Economist inching closer to bearishness?

    One major economist has begun sympathizing with Canadian housing pessimists, though he isn’t ready to join their ranks just yet. Will brokers agree with his reasoning?