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  • Daily Market Update

    Vancouver residents desperate to keep hold of the city’s heritage homes… Calgary rental market proves tough for mom… Tough choices for those saving for a down payment… And why shipping containers have become the talk of the town…

  • True North no longer advertising on RateHub.ca

    True North Mortgage announced in an official release Monday that it will no longer advertise its rates on RateHub.ca.

  • Poll results: Majority of brokers will avoid RateHub

    Mortgage brokers across Canada have spoken and the results are in: The vast majority of industry professionals say they will avoid using RateHub.ca’s online services after finding out about the company’s plans to establish a brokerage that will directly compete for leads.

  • Fewer Canadians accelerate mortgage payments

    Record-low rates have contributed to a decrease in Canadians choosing to accelerate their mortgage payments, according to a CIBC poll released Monday, though the bank suggests taking the opportunity to take advantage and pay them down quicker.

  • Ten top tips to make social media profitable

    Mortgage brokers are some of the most active financial services professionals on social media. But are they doing it right?

  • Daily Market Update

    Pay down my mortgage? I’d rather take a vacation!... Condo market spike in Toronto… Vancouver on target for record-breaking building permits… And Chinese investors increase foreign property purchases…

  • Major RateHub customer might pull support

    One of RateHub’s largest clients is set to decide today whether it will continue to do business with the popular rate site following the announcement that it is establishing a competing mortgage brokerage.

  • RBC: Expect slight price and sales increases through 2014

    Home prices are expected to see slight gains for the rest of 2014 before dropping slightly next year, according to RBC’s recently released monthly housing market update.

  • Are you losing data when you lose staff?

    A study has found some 60 per cent of workers who quit or are made redundant take company information with them when they go, despite knowing full-well their contract forbids it. How can you manage the risk of losing sensitive data -- and potential clients -- when disgruntled staff members leave your organization?

  • Daily Market Update

    BoC Governor hints that lower rates could be here to stay… RBC still ‘in business’ for US mortgages… Insurance Bureau advises homeowners to shop around for lower premiums…