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  • CMA preview: A roundup of categories

    Nominations for the Canadian Mortgage Awards (CMA) are now open and here is a quick glimpse at some of the awards you can now vote on.

  • CMHC forecast: Central Canada

    The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released its fourth quarter housing outlook last week and in part two of our four-part series, we take a look at what the organization foresees for Central Canada.

  • How to beat banks at renewal time

    The challenges of the traditionally slow winter season are now being compounded as banks contact past clients 120 days ahead of renewal – and just out of reach of a broker's 90-day rate hold.

  • Condo problem in Ottawa: An alternative view

    A growing phenomenon in the condo development market is highlighting a disadvantage for brokers.

  • CMHC forecast: Western Canada

    The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released its fourth quarter housing outlook last week and in part one of our four-part series, we take a look at what the organization foresees for Western Canada.

  • Broker calls for unity among brokerages

    The hot debate continues after one industry player used MortgageBrokerNews.ca to propose a broker-run organization modelled after the Canadian Chamber of Commerce; and despite the many naysayers, one broker thinks he’s now come up with a workable implementation strategy.

  • CMHC: Slow market to carrry into 2014

    The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its fourth quarter housing outlook in which it warns about a slower market carrying over into 2014.

  • BC market surges back; good news for brokers

    In a report issued by the Bank of Montreal on Wednesday, the bank assured industry professionals the housing market in British Columbia has achieved a soft landing following a concerning sales drop early in the year.

  • New rate site created by industry player

    There is a new rate site in town and -- brace yourself, brokers – this one was created by one of your fellow brokers. Still, its founder doesn’t believe industry players should feel threatened.

  • CMHC offering tailored outlooks for various Canadian markets

    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is offering a number of housing outlook conferences in various Canadian cities; each offering a useful and practical information session that will help brokers understand trends unique to each market.