• Precedent finding in broker 'espionage' conflict by Nestor Arellano | 31 Jul 2012

    In what could well be a precedent-setting case, CAAMP has found a broker in violation of its code of conduct for effectively using a competitor’s name to drive traffic to his own website. read more

  • Top 10 Commercial Brokers comes to CMP by CMP | 31 Jul 2012

    Canada’s most successful residential brokers will step into the floodlights of the CMP Top 75 this August, but their counterparts in the commercial sphere will now shine under their own spotlight in September. read more

  • Banks keeps clear of rate wars by Nestor Arellano | 30 Jul 2012

    Banks are avoiding what appears to be a looming rate war by sticking to five-year fixed rates at or around 3.09 per cent even as other lenders race toward 2.84 per cent. read more

  • MAC Rally of Hope completes 7,500km ride by MBN | 30 Jul 2012

    The MAC Rally of Hope pulled into St. John’s, Friday – some 12 day after setting off from Port Moody, B.C., in its annual motorcycle ride to raise funds and hope for cancer causes. read more

  • Frustrated veterans considers 'Plan B' by Nestor Arellano | 27 Jul 2012

    A 13-year veteran is actively contemplating a career switch to real estate appraisal, blaming a slowdown but also the loss of a competitive edge due to the FirstLine closure. read more

  • Lender: Forget 2.99. Think 2.84% by Nestor Arellano | 27 Jul 2012

    Xceed upped the ante in an increasingly hot game of rate wars Thursday, handing the most qualified broker clients 2.84 per cent on a five-year fixed. read more

  • MCC brokers put CIBC under the looking glass by Nestor Arellano | 26 Jul 2012

    CIBC, let this serve as notice: MCC brokers are putting every move you make under a magnifying glass in an effort to determine whether you intend to remain in the broker channel. read more

  • Expert outages stymie submissions by Vernon Clement Jones | 26 Jul 2012

    D+H continues to investigate the root causes of intermittent outages to its Expert platform that delayed submissions and frustrated brokers across the country this week. read more

  • Brokers: Good riddance to "unethical' points by Nestor Arellano | 26 Jul 2012

    While FirstLiine’s BasisPOINTS settlement is a hot topic, some brokers are saying the actual demise of the program is good for the industry’s integrity. read more

  • MCC brokers highlight CIBC exclusivity by Nestor Arellano | 26 Jul 2012

    With FirstLine being pulled from the broker channel, expect MCC and HLC brokers to impress upon their clients that they alone have access to CIBC. read more