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  • Readers shaping CMP, MortgageBrokerNews.ca by | 08 Nov 2012

    CMP and MortgageBrokerNews.ca are taking aim and need your help to do it. read more

  • Dragon Kevin O`Leary is hot for mortgage biz by Nestor Arellano | 07 Nov 2012

    MortgageBrokerNews.ca has more questions than answers at this point, but many brokers are both intrigued and nervous about reports the fiercest Dragon in the Den is entering the mortgage industry. read more

  • Ottawa ‘Condo Queen’ fined, suspended by Nestor Arellano | 07 Nov 2012

    The censure of a high-profiled Realtor is offering a cautionary note to agents and brokers working with "stringer agents" and operating outside the auspices of a brokerage. read more

  • Brokers defends position on representing private lenders by Nestor Arellano | 07 Nov 2012

    It may go against the grain of many brokers, but one seasoned mortgage professional makes it clear to borrowers that he represents the lender in private deals and not, in fact, them. read more

  • Top 5 tips for turning up leads by Nestor Arellano | 06 Nov 2012

    With reports from all fronts pointing towards a market slowdown, seasoned brokers are offering newbies some of their tried-and-true strategies for turning up leads during a slump. read more

  • HOMEQ promo eliminates closing fee by Nestor Arellano | 06 Nov 2012

    The channel’s leading reverse mortgage provider is sweetening the pot for brokers and their clients by suspending closing fees on its five-year product indefinitely. read more

  • Broker to broker: Know your investor's risk tolerance by Nestor Arellano | 06 Nov 2012

    Having a clear idea of a private lender’s risk tolerance will help brokers maintain increasingly vital relationships at a time when the tight market has made those investors a hot commodity, according to a seasoned broker. read more

  • Brokers cautioned on private lenders by Nestor Arellano | 05 Nov 2012

    One broker is cautioning colleagues on private lenders, which are gaining popularity among borrowers shut out from banks by the new mortgage rules. read more

  • B-20 makes brokers ‘sexy’ by Nestor Arellano | 02 Nov 2012

    B-20 formally came into full-effect this week, but some mortgage brokers report they have learned to live with the stricter underwriting guidelines from OSFI months ago and have even put a positive spin on it. read more

  • Why Vancouver brokers struggle to grow immigrant client numbers by Nestor Arellano | 02 Nov 2012

    Vancouver mortgage brokers who focus on immigrant buyers may disagree, but a recent survey by Angus Reid suggests two things are limiting their revenue horizons: prices and perceived West Coast aloofness. read more