News

  • Calgary brokers may be in for a tough few months by MBN | 21 Oct 2013

    Calgary brokers may have it tougher than their counterparts in other provinces over the coming months, as house prices are being driven up by a lack of inventory. read more

  • B-deals take different skill-set by MBN | 18 Oct 2013

    As lending rules are continually tightened, some brokers may look to diversify their offering by targeting clients who do not fit the typical A-type profile. However, one leading broker in this space believes it takes a whole other skill-set than more traditional deals do. read more

  • New broker doesn't last long as independent by MBN | 18 Oct 2013

    For new mortgage brokers, joining a large broker network may be the way to go – as the connections and guidance can help rookies sharpen their skills in an increasingly competitive industry. read more

  • REMIC asks brokers to sign MBLAA petition by Justin da Rosa | 17 Oct 2013

    An industry player has presented a list of recommendations for the MBLAA review – one of them concerning regulation of bank reps – and he is asking brokers to sign a petition to be presented at the next MBLAA meeting. read more

  • Banks agree: Market will slow in 2014 by MBN | 17 Oct 2013

    The big banks have all weighed in on the housing market following CREA’s monthly report and there is a consensus among them: Expect the market to slow down in the coming 12 months. read more

  • Winner of last year's Employer of Choice speaks out by MBN | 17 Oct 2013

    Who will take home the honour this year? A year after TMG The Mortgage Group took home the CMA Award for Employer of Choice, the brokerage’s president still believes it was an honour to win and acknowledges it as a testament to the talented team the brokerage has assembled. read more

  • Broker gets last laugh on REDX by Justin da Rosa | 16 Oct 2013

    One broker’s victory over REDX marks an end to the kind of long battle too many industry professionals say they’re fighting because of AMP memberships. read more

  • Brokers may want to hop on the fastest-growing social media platform by Justin da Rosa | 16 Oct 2013

    Just when you have Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook finally figured out, recent data may convince you to add another social media platform to your marketing repertoire: Pinterest. read more

  • Homebuyers haggling in wake of higher rates by MBN | 16 Oct 2013

    With the release of CREA’s Canadian real estate report on Tuesday, National Bank Financial Markets has released its Teranet - National Bank House Price Index; which posits homebuyers are haggling for better home prices to balance out increased rates. read more

  • Lifestyle survey teaser: Brokers and vacation time by MBN | 15 Oct 2013

    We don’t want to spoil your appetite, so here is just a little taste of what our first-annual Broker Lifestyle Survey is revealing about brokers. read more