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  • Centum reaches out to O'Leary by | 22 Nov 2012

    At least one broker network has extended an olive branch to Kevin O’Leary, suggesting the Dragon's team has now accepted that overture of goodwill. read more

  • Upgrades buff up Paradigm’s RUBI by Nestor Arellano | 22 Nov 2012

    The latest upgrade to Paradigm Quest’s underwriting and servicing system, RUBI appears to mirror the diversification trend taking hold from one end of the industry to the next. read more

  • Lender steps up to promote brokers by Nestor Arellano | 21 Nov 2012

    A mono-line lender is taking it upon itself to raise the public profile of mortgage professionals with a country-wide advertising campaign touting the benefits of independent broker advice over those of bank reps. read more

  • Eisner applauds Mauris might & O'Leary exit by Vernon Clement Jones | 21 Nov 2012

    He may be one of the industry’s most ardent supporters of the free market system -- and a former contestant on Dragons’ Den -- but a leading Calgary broker is thanking Gary Mauris for confronting Kevin O’Leary’s “supreme case of bad etiquette.” read more

  • O'Leary keynote axed by Vernon Clement Jones | 20 Nov 2012

    Brokers have spoken, and now CAAMP has listened, announcing Kevin O'Leary has withdrawn plans to address the Mortgage Forum. read more

  • DLC nixes sponsorship of O'Leary at CAAMP by Vernon Clement Jones | 20 Nov 2012

    Dominion Lending Centres has jettisoned plans to sponsor Kevin O’Leary’s appearance at CAAMP’s upcoming Mortgage Forum, its president citing the Dragon’s new mortgage business and the direct competition posed to brokers. read more

  • MorWEB deals set to challenge Expert by Vernon Clement Jones | 20 Nov 2012

    MorWeb is revving up to give Expert a better run for its money, the company behind the mortgage platform announcing revised deals with two of the channel’s biggest lenders. read more

  • Don Cherry, Dominion Lending hit the ice for kids' charity by Nestor Arellano | 20 Nov 2012

    Don Cherry is lending his star power to a brokerage's youth hockey game fundraiser today, an event aimed at raising money for a school meals. read more

  • Broker’s marketing campaign offers borrowers $1,000 by Nestor Arellano | 20 Nov 2012

    In a creative and hopefully lucrative promo set to launch later this month, one mortgage broker proposes to hand out $1,000 to borrowers who present him with a mortgage offer he simply cannot better. read more

  • Brokers at par with banks on new mortgages - CAAMP. by Nestor Arellano | 19 Nov 2012

    Broker gripes aside, the new mortgage rules may have helped them grow market share, with CAAMP’s latest report suggesting brokers are now even Stephen with banks in terms of new mortgage originations. read more