Deceased broker remembered
The mortgage broker industry has lost one of its own, following the death of Mike McGraw of Dominion Lending Centres who passed away on February 16 at the age of 53.
Participate in fraud chat; reach 700,000+ people
Brokers who are active on Twitter – and those who aren’t yet – have an opportunity to reach hundreds of thousands of people by taking part in a fraud chat hosted by FSCO and the Toronto Police Service every Thursday.
Far out Friday: Most outrageous ways to say ‘I quit’
So it’s Friday, you’re looking forward to the weekend… Ever thought about what you’d do if you didn’t want to come back in to work on Monday?
Top 75 brokers: Get your submission in
It’s that time of year again, with our most popular issue – the one that gives 75 mortgage professionals a reason to boast – just around the corner.
Canadians willing to enter bidding wars
Will brokers see this as a sign that the housing market is alive and well?
Broker network announces social media partnership
Businesses are increasingly relying on social media to get their message to the public and one leading broker network has announced a partnership that will help with just that.
BoC mainatins target for its overnight rate
The Bank of Canada is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at one per cent once again, pointing to inflation that is expected to hover below its target for the time being.
Analyst questions CREA stats
One industry analyst is questioning how CREA reports its home sales data, suggesting his own analysis points to a less frenetically paced market.
Small brokerages to struggle in 2014?
One local player -- who expects indirect help from the big networks -- is optimistic about the year ahead, despite a forecast that smaller brokerages will struggle in 2014.
Brokers split on whether they hope Flaherty runs again
Brokers are divided on whether they feel Finance Minister Jim Flaherty stepping down would benefit the mortgage industry, despite the finance minister’s history of instituting unpopular mortgage measures meant to cool the market.