• Broker to meet with MPP to discuss MBLAA by Justin da Rosa | 17 Sep 2013

    Independent broker, Paolo Di Petta, will be meeting with Steven Del Duca, Liberal MPP of Vaughn and the man appointed to oversee the review of the MBLAA, on Thursday to discuss potential changes to the act – and he wants to collect and present broker feedback after a letter sent by CAAMP to the MPP did not represent brokers’ best interests. read more

  • TD snub doesn't surprise brokers by Justin da Rosa | 17 Sep 2013

    Mortgage brokers say they understand why a TD home buying guide advises seeking out a mortgage specialist for expert advice, with no mention of its broker-partners. read more

  • DLC hopes to score with new marketing initiative by Justin da Rosa | 17 Sep 2013

    Want to win $100,000? That’s the message Dominion Lending Centre is sending potential clients as part of their unique marketing initiative: Its NHL hockey pool that is set to commence today. read more

  • 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 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