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  • Building a better lender

    Ask any Roman architect, building a masterpiece takes time, and as Don Horne reports, building a mortgage lender is no different

  • Brokers barking up the wrong tree

    Are brokers just plain wrong in criticizing the 2012 mortgage rule changes? Agent Paolo Di Petta says they are

  • Alt lender to ‘newbie’ broker: Don’t gum up the works!

    When it rains, it pours. Alternative lenders are reporting a record number of originations largely due to a tide of borrowers shut out by the big banks. But will a stream of ill-prepared apps clog the pipe?

  • A B20 breakdown

    B20 – it’s not that bad, writes Optimum's Lestor Shore, but brokers have to know what the new expectations are for bankers, borrowers and themselves

  • Cordial competitor: MCC's Cocciollo weighs in

    Save the hum-bug! MCC head Eddy Cocciollo is offering conciliatory cheer in this candid Q&A about competitors, consumers and, ahem, CIBC

  • Team triumph

    Mortgage Brokers Ottawa claims the highest number of mortgage professionals on this year’s Top 50 list. Vernon Clement Jones delves into the reason for that and discovers that there are several

  • One for all and all for one

    With a philosophy built around its award-winning customer service, Averbach Mortgages in Vancouver builds its business one mortgage client at a time

  • The Real Deal: Gary Mauris

    The president of Dominion Lending Centres Inc. has a limitless energy that he injects into every part of his life. Heather Li explores what fuels Gary Mauris’s drive

  • Once a broker, always a broker

    After brokering for 15 years, Victor Peca took a hiatus to work on the lending side. Just three weeks back into brokering, CMP caught up with this former top seller to see what it''s like to start all over

  • Community player Julie Stamp

    After just three years in the mortgage industry, Erin Letson finds that Julie Stamp has made a name for herself in the auto-industry town of Oshawa by forging community ties - and helping people through tough times