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  • Daily Market Update

    Housing starts up slightly in July… Consumer confidence drops, largely on real estate… Trio of cities jostle for place as Canada’s wealthiest… And the tax efficient way for parents to help their kids buy a home…

  • Broker: Lender's products are what matters

    One leading broker has echoed the same sentiments of some of Canada’s largest broker networks: it is a lender’s products – and not it’s affiliation with one particular network – that will determine broker opinion.

  • Permits up and which brokers will benefit?

    Brokers in some surprising markets can expect a business boom in the near future, with $8 billion worth of building permits were issued in June; up 13.5 per cent from May.

  • Want to innovate? Stop talking about innovation

    A new guide suggests a number of ways to get teams moving – including ditching the word ‘innovation’.

  • Daily Market Update

    ​CMHC condo survey reveals levels of investment properties… Cottage market suffering from lack of supply… Analysts await existing sales data… And Canadian households’ net worth increases.

  • Lender grows share and earns support across channel

    A leading lender is enjoying significant growth and support from the broker networks across Canada following its investment in one of those networks.

  • Broker turns to politics

    Ian Johnston, an independent mortgage broker, is running for Councillor in Newmarket’s Ward 6 and MortgageBrokerNews.ca spoke with him about why he decided to run and how his mortgage career has prepared him for politics.

  • Far Out Friday: International permission to open the blinds

    A decision to centralize business processes has left Scottish employees in the dark – literally.

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Building permit applications increase but mainly for non-residential… Experts say more data is needed to make accurate predictions for the market… And investment manager says we are in a bubble.

  • Resales boom in one market

    July 2014 was likely one of the busiest months in recent memory for many brokers in one of Canada’s markets, with the number of resales marking the second best July on record.