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  • 15 most hated financial office clichés

    Every office job has them: clichéd, often empty phrases that bosses and colleagues utter that make you want to pull your hair out. The financial sector is no different.

  • CMP announces finalists for brokerage of the year, network of the year

    The superbrokers are well represented in the mortgage brokerage of the year categories but which will emerge as the victor and be crowned the National Broker Network of the Year?

  • Economist expects market to 'cool gently'

    Another economist has thrown his hat into the mix of forecasters who believe Canada’s housing market is set for a slow and modest correction.

  • Lender support finalists announced

    Talented lender support can mean the difference between funding a deal for a client and not. And with that in mind, CMP has released the finalists for the best lender BDM of the year and best lender underwriter of the year.

  • Taxman after condo owners

    Brokers' condo buying clients need to get their legal paperwork in shape before selling up or they could face the wrath of the taxman.

  • Top 75 trend to continue?

    The number one position for the top 75 brokers by volume may be up for grabs again this year with the numbers strongly suggesting a new person – yet again – will end up with the highest funded volume.

  • Poll question: Would you charge a cancellation fee?

    Have your say: Would you consider charging a cancellation fee for rate site clients?

  • Mortgage Brokerage of the Year finalists announced

    This may be the one most brokers have been waiting for: CMP releases its finalists for the broker of the year awards.

  • Only 56 per cent of brokers have applied for license renewal

    Are we set for a major broker cull or are brokers just procrastinators? The latest data from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) points to a mere 56 per cent renewal rate among brokers leading up to the March 31 deadline to submit license renewal applications.

  • How to: Advise clients about bidding wars

    A broker is often a homebuyer’s first pit-stop on the way to home ownership but once that transaction is completed buyers may have to deal with the shark-infested waters that surround bidding wars. Here are some tips to pass on to your clients to better prepare them and build confidence.