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  • Unlicensed broker still soliciting investments

    The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) has issued a warning to consumers not to deal with Joseph Tukacs, as he and his company are not licensed to do mortgage brokering in Ontario.

  • Daily Market Update

    As analysts crunch the numbers from this week’s RBC affordability report a star is emerging…. Why the bank is flashing the cash at realtors and why retailers are studying the suburbs….

  • Slower underwriting due to mortgage rule tweaks?

    Brokers have experienced a lender backlog and while the reasons vary, many agree it is due to underwriters having to adapt to recent rule changes.

  • Reverse mortgage myth debunked?

    Brokers have their criticisms of reverse mortgages but one of the leading providers of these mortgage products wants to dispel one of the most popular arguments.

  • Verico conference draws a 'full house'

    Hundreds of Verico brokers and agents are now wrapping up a three-day conference in Las Vegas, with a roster filled to the brim with professional development but also lender appreciation for the network’s “high rollers.”

  • Daily Market Update

    Affordability issues on the horizon but ‘no threat yet’ says bank … consumer confidence drops in Ontario ahead of election … One province's tax system baffles developer

  • Broker not sold on condo optimism

    One leading Ottawa broker isn’t convinced the city's condo market will heat up, despite optimistic reports from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

  • GTA brokers in for surge?

    GTA brokers may have cause to celebrate, with new-home sales in the region remaining strong and April figures showing continuous improvement over 2013, according to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).

  • New poll: Were you able to convert the inquiries into business?

    Our latest poll aims to find out just how many brokers were able to turn client inquiries about Investors Group’s 1.99 per cent three-year variable rate into business of their own.

  • Daily Market Update

    New employment opportunities set to boost north BC housing demands… Why we should follow the UK in using mortgage brokers more… And soldier wins first battle in housing war with the government.