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  • Suspended broker maintains innocence by Justin da Rosa | 17 Sep 2013

    A B.C. agent who had his licence suspended for five years after allegedly forging a letter of employment tells MortgageBrokerNews.ca he is innocent of any wrongdoing, although he has no plans to reapply for brokering privileges. read more

  • 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