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  • Alternative market share hits record highs

    Alternative lenders’ market share has grown to record levels in 2014, according to new data from one major bank.

  • Brokers speculate about potential mortgage changes

    Brokers are already speculating about what, if any, measures will be taken to slow the housing market, following Joe Oliver’s statement that he is keeping a close eye on real estate in Canada. But one oft-mentioned ploy should be avoided, according to one industry player.

  • Lighter Side: Four cover letter catastrophes you just can’t believe

    Anyone who’s had to sift through a teetering pile of CVs will have undoubtedly come across a ridiculous resume or two but have you seen anything as bad as these?

  • Calgary resales market is ‘balanced’ says Conference Board

    As the year draws to a close the resales market in Calgary is looking ‘balanced’ according to new analysis from the Conference Board of Canada.

  • TD Economics forecasts slowdown in new Alberta jobs

    It’s been a boom time for new jobs in Alberta in the past year but new predictions from TD Economics are for a slower pace in 2015.

  • Police uncover mortgage fraud

    Police say they have uncovered a complex mortgage-fraud scheme.

  • Employment insurance stable

    The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits in October was 491,400, little changed from the previous month, according to new StatsCan figures.

  • Newly released data reveals mortgage buyer sentiment

    Statistics released by one of the industry’s leading consumer-facing mortgage website reveal buyer sentiments about the industry now and in the future.

  • Poll: Holiday schedules

    The Holidays are a time for relaxing with the family, pounding eggnog and watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation on repeat. So how much time do you take off to share the season with your family? Take our poll and let us know.

  • 4 tips for making your holiday parties profitable

    It’s that time of year again! Time for the annual company or neighborhood holiday party and all the other social events that come with the holiday season. The truth is that these seasonal events are also a great place for networking. And even if you don’t look at them as ‘networking events,’ you likely will be meeting new people and making an impression in the process. You may as well make the most of it!