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  • How to get your brokers tech-savvy

    Getting your brokers up-to-speed with technology needs to be made a priority if your brokerage is to stay afloat.

  • Daily Market Update

    Could ‘try before you buy’ be the way ahead for real estate?... Co-housing project struggles with sales but do people understand what they are?... And mortgages become easier to secure in the US…

  • Brokers discuss incorporating

    A guest column by one of the industry’s most respected players stoked the fires of discussion Thursday, encouraging brokers to discuss the ins and outs of incorporating a brokerage.

  • Have your say: Do you do commercial business?

    In an increasingly competitive segment we want to know what percentage of our readers currently fund commercial deals.

  • Lighter side: Synergize your deliverables with Weird Al

    Weird Al Yankovic has been top of the news cycle this week with eight videos in eight days including “Tacky”, “Word Crimes” and now “Mission Statement”.

  • 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.