• Are MICs the canary in the coal mine? by Donald Horne | 26 Jul 2013

    Those involved in MICs should pay close attention to property values – especially if they begin to go into decline, says one industry analyst, who believes investors may be misinterpreting market signals. read more

  • How does Canada's Top Broker do it? by Donald Horne | 26 Jul 2013

    Canada’s top mortgage broker shares a few of his trade secrets on turning those ‘tire kickers’ into loyal, life-long clients. read more

  • What brokers really think about lenders by Donald Horne | 25 Jul 2013

    Lenders looking for the honest opinion of brokers can look forward to the CMP Brokers on Lenders survey, back again by popular demand. And make no mistake lenders do welcome that frank feedback. read more

  • Jailed broker ordered to repay victims $600K by Donald Horne | 25 Jul 2013

    A disgraced New Brunswick mortgage broker has now been ordered to repay his victims $600,000 and banned from the investment industry for life, an encouraging sign for tougher regulations in the mortgage industry, said the president of the East Coast brokers’ association. read more

  • Mortgage pie keeps getting smaller: brokers by Donald Horne | 25 Jul 2013

    The announcement Mortgage Architects has now acquired Argentum is strong indication the mortgage pie is getting smaller, and more mergers and acquisitions are on the horizon, say brokers. read more

  • Flaherty shifting his focus to credit card companies? by Donald Horne | 24 Jul 2013

    Mortgage brokers’ prayers may finally have been answered – Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is raising the possibility that he will attack the credit card problem from a regulatory front. read more

  • Size matters in brokering - Swift by Donald Horne | 24 Jul 2013

    Stay tuned, brokers, says Pacific Mortgage Group CEO Ron Swift on the heels of the Argentum acquisition, network consolidation will undoubtedly continue as companies struggle to achieve scale. read more

  • BREAKING NEWS: Mortgage Architects acquires Argentum by Donald Horne | 23 Jul 2013 has just learned that Mortgage Architects has acquired Argentum Mortgage and Finance. read more

  • Time is running out to make the Top 10 by Donald Horne | 23 Jul 2013

    The deadline for CMP’s Top 10 Commercial Brokers list is this Thursday, leaving only a few days for brokers to capitalize on this marketing boost. read more

  • Real estate regulations a model for mortgage sector, says broker by Donald Horne | 23 Jul 2013

    Ontario’s mortgage broker act could take a clue from the real estate sector, suggest brokers, who feel beefing up licensing requirements and improving enforcement can only benefit them. read more