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  • Broker debate over Flaherty's legacy by Justin da Rosa | 20 Mar 2014

    Brokers are of two minds following Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s announcement Tuesday that he is stepping down; some commend his initiatives while others are happy to see him go. read more

  • Broker: 'Recalibrate' business model to survive by Justin da Rosa | 20 Mar 2014

    One former CAAMP chair and head of one of the largest independent brokerages is warning brokers to “recalibrate” their business model or risk being left behind as the market changes. read more

  • Best advertising CMA finalists announced by | 20 Mar 2014

    In the continued unveiling of our CMA finalists, MortgageBrokerNews.ca announces the second round of shortlisted categories – with all winners set to be announced May 9 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto. read more

  • First round of Canadian Mortgage Awards finalists unveiled by CMP | 19 Mar 2014

    Starting today MortgageBrokerNews.ca will begin unveiling finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Awards – set to draw hundreds of industry professionals to Toronto's Liberty Grand May 9. read more

  • Get to know the average first-time buyer by Jamie Henry | 19 Mar 2014

    A new report indicates that first-time home buyers may have increased their average budget but are also waiting longer to make that first purchase in the wake of increased housing prices. read more

  • Jim Flaherty move shocks brokers by MBN | 18 Mar 2014

    Brokers may not know whether to laugh or cry following Flaherty's announcement Tuesday. read more

  • CREA updates forecast by Justin da Rosa | 18 Mar 2014

    The Canadian Real Esate Assocation (CREA) updated its forecast for home sales in Canada Monday and the new data points to a very modest sales increase for 2014 and 2015; indicating brokers may have a tougher time funding deals in the next 24 months. read more

  • Major market to enjoy housing boom by Jamie Henry | 18 Mar 2014

    One major market is expected to enjoy a significant housing boom and not the type caused by a bubble, according to one leading economist. read more

  • How to manage a disruptive broker by MBN | 17 Mar 2014

    Running your own business isn’t easy. It’s a job that often requires tact and the ability to suppress embarrassment. So what can be done when one of your team's personalities is affecting team morale and engagement? read more

  • Home sales remains relatively unchanged in February by Justin da Rosa | 17 Mar 2014

    Home sales remained steady in February 2014 on a month-over-month basis according to the Canadian Real Estate Association’s latest stats released Monday. read more