• Brokerage and Realty announce partnership by Justin da Rosa | 16 Sep 2013

    A Dominion Lending Centres franchise and Right at Home Realty (RAH) announced a partnership last week that will arm RAH’s real estate agents with brokerage services. read more

  • Broker and hockey great score for charity by Justin da Rosa | 16 Sep 2013

    Paul Henderson’s Hockey Marathon of Hope scores a win for families and children in need – and one industry player laced up to play an integral role in shaping the event. read more

  • Independent lender approved for CMHC mortgages by Justin da Rosa | 13 Sep 2013

    Another independent lender, CMLS Financial, has been approved to offer residential CMHC-backed mortgages in Canada, according to a press release from the company. read more

  • Flippant brokers mar the industry by Justin da Rosa | 13 Sep 2013

    Brokers say inexperienced agents – including those who sat dormant until real estate sales picked up this summer -- are flooding the market to make a quick buck. read more

  • How do you nab a flighty rate shopper? by Justin da Rosa | 13 Sep 2013

    Rate shoppers continue to frustrate brokers, but at the same time are forcing those professionals to find new and old ways to block 11th hour defections. read more

  • Flaherty backing away by Justin da Rosa | 12 Sep 2013

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty appears to be backing away from further interference with the mortgage industry, sharing his satisfaction with the housing market and addressing a call for higher interest rates. read more

  • Brokers question the power of perks by Justin da Rosa | 12 Sep 2013

    Several lenders have established contests and perk programs in an attempt to bump up broker business, but those incentives aren’t working on everyone. read more

  • Brokers frustrated by one big bank's recent changes by Justin da Rosa | 12 Sep 2013

    Mortgage professionals are calling for an independent lender to refocus on the rental property market as frustrations mount following rule changes at several lenders – most recently at a big bank. read more

  • Female broker-only golf tournament sells out by Justin da Rosa | 11 Sep 2013

    Meadowbrook Golf and country club will play host to the sixth-annual Ontario Women’s Mortgage Industry Golf tournament on September 16 and the event is already sold out. read more

  • Expert panelists eye future rate climbs by Justin da Rosa | 11 Sep 2013

    It’s by no means over and the fat lady hasn’t sung. Mortgage rates will indeed continue to climb headed into October, argues an expert panel assembled by read more