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  • Instructor calls for course overhaul under CAAMP

    A former instructor of Ontario’s mortgage broker course hopes the program – now to be delivered by CAAMP -- will feature revised course content rather than a rehash of what had been offered to agents in the past.

  • Xceed Halloween treat for brokers

    It’s a treat, not a trick as Xceed Mortgage extends for two more months the bonus commission promo on one of its five-year mortgage product.

  • Brokers to Flaherty: What more do you want?

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s comments that the full impact of the government’s mortgage rule changes “have yet to be felt,” have some brokers scratching their heads.

  • Brokers breathe sigh of relief with market projection

    Brokers may have finally seen the worst of any slowdown in business, with CMHC projecting existing home sales will hold steady, even as new building starts drop off.CMHC is offering brokers an even more modest projection on homebuying demand for early 2013, courtesy of a new quarterly report.

  • Product News - November 2012

    A bite-sized guide to the industry`s newst products as they come down the channel.

  • CMHC: Brokers grow market share

    Ah, progress. Mortgage brokers grabbed a bigger share of the overall pie this year, according to the CMHC’s annual consumer market report.

  • Association beefs up membership

    The country’s newest mortgage broker association has spent its first few weeks beefing up membership rolls, setting an ambitious target for its fast approaching first quarter.

  • Broker points new way to new construction buyers

    Brokers looking for an in with clients “buying off the plan” should bypass the developer’s office and head straight to online homebuyer forums, said an Ottawa mortgage professional successfully using that detour.

  • Network head proposes recruitment code of conduct

    Some might call it a “poaching proclamation,” but the head of a national broker network is proposing a code of conduct dictating the way brokerages recruit professionals at other firms.

  • Alberta Invis-MI brokers react to reported rift with TD

    Alberta mortgage professionals with one of the country’s biggest broker networks say they’re hoping for a speedy resolution to an apparent dispute with TD, resulting in their restricted access to the lender.