News

  • Brokers prepare for agent drop-off by Nestor Arellano | 24 Sep 2012

    A softer housing market is poised to cull the number of renewing brokers in even the country’s most optimistic province, argue brokers in oil-rich Alberta, days ahead of a key deadline. read more

  • Put the blame on mortgage rules by Vernon Clement Jones | 24 Sep 2012

    A new report is placing the blame for a slowing real estate market squarely on the shoulders of the federal government and its move to tighter mortgage rules in July. read more

  • Friday’s funniest comments of the week by Nestor Arellano | 21 Sep 2012

    Where some of you found the time we can’t say, but you burned up our comment line this week with some of the funniest, driest witticisms in months. read more

  • Don’t let rate site popularity scare you by Nestor Arellano | 21 Sep 2012

    A new CMP article is being called the most persuasive argument for why rate sites are increasingly important to brokers, but try telling brokers that. read more

  • Broker brace for 25% price correction by CRE | 21 Sep 2012

    There are gloomy forecasts and then there are gloomy forecasts, with a new economic report predicting a price correction nearly twice as deep as others for the Canadian housing market. read more

  • Women are from Venus, men are from Mars by Nestor Arellano | 20 Sep 2012

    Women may be from Venus and men from Mars, but in a tight real estate market, one industry veteran focused on that former group is offering brokers advice on how to better satisfy women clients. read more

  • CAAMP: Our SEO techniques are clean by Nestor Arellano | 20 Sep 2012

    CAAMP is fending off allegations it is has broken its own conduct rules with search engine optimization techniques deemed “unethical.” read more

  • Lenders divvy up FirstLine’s spoils, suggest report by Nestor Arellano | 20 Sep 2012

    The results are in, and as expected, big lenders, with the conspicuous exception of TD, have successfully divvied up FirstLine’s spoils read more

  • CAAMP lays out SEO ethical rules by Nestor Arellano | 18 Sep 2012

    On the heels of a case first brought to light by MortgageBrokerNews.ca, CAAMP is now reiterating the rules governing how members can use a competitor’s name to drive traffic to their websites. read more

  • Brokers to Associations: Stop road rep 'broker' use by Nestor Arellano | 18 Sep 2012

    Mortgage professionals are putting their associations on notice, insisting they use their clout to stop road reps from calling themselves “brokers.” read more