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  • Tit for tat: Let's call ourselves 'mobile specialists'

    What goes around should come around, argues one broker. Specifically, if road reps can casually refer to themselves as mortgage brokers, then mortgage professionals should perhaps consider calling themselves mobile mortgage specialist. There may in fact be a real benefit to that name change.

  • Realtors cry foul over MLS criticism

    Misinformation and stereotypes are painting an inaccurate picture of real estate agents’ use of the Multiple Listing Service, according to Realtors.

  • Street Capital takes bank charter route

    Mortgage brokers can still count on the Street Capital products that they have been using for years even if the the mono-line`s application for a Schedule 1 bank gets approved, according to the lender.

  • Montreal condo market slips

    For the first time since 2008, average prices of condos in the Greater Montreal Area tumbled, due largely to tougher mortgage rules and an increase in the amount of inventory, according to a recent report from the Greater Montreal Real estate Board.

  • Realtors hiding behind MLS - brokers

    Embrace change rather than fear it. That’s the message some mortgage brokers have for realtors feeling the pinch of the Competition Bureau’s efforts to loosen the real estate industry’s stranglehold on the Multiple Listing Service.

  • DLC launches white label product line in Quebec

    Upfront payment and trailer fees are some of the benefits provided by DLC’s Dominion Mortgage white-label product which the broker network recently launched in Quebec.

  • DLC launches white label product in Quebec

    Upfront payment and trailer fees are some of the benefits provided by DLC’s Dominion Mortgage white-label product which the broker network recently launched in Quebec.

  • Calgary commercial market on wild gallop

    Commercial brokers listen up. Calgary’s commercial real estate market is booming.

  • Mortgage broker course gets low marks

    Mortgage broker education in Ontario has devolved to a series of subjects focused on developing administrative proficiency rather than beefing up brokering skills, according to a mortgage professional and instructor for the provincially mandated course.

  • MAC team in top 10 of cancer walkathon

    The Mortgage Alliance MAC Rally of Hope team raised nearly $200,000 making it the 6th largest fundraiser in the recently concluded annual Weekend to End All Women’s Cancer walkathon in Toronto.