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  • Daily Market Update

    Could a housing crash actually be good news for homeowners?… Getting a mortgage is increasingly tough for self employed buyers… Younger buyers proving cautious about entering the market… And banks look to assess their risk to a housing crisis…

  • Veteran player establishes MIC

    Former Equity Financial Trust CEO Nick Kyprianou announced Thursday the establishment of RiverRock Mortgage Investment Corporation.

  • Brokers discuss refi strategies

    Talk turned to refinance strategies during Canadian Mortgage Hangout’s (#cmhTV) second anniversary Thursday and tactics for winning that very valuable segment of business.

  • Funny Friday: Office rules that would drive you bananas

    How do you feel about bananas? If you’re a fan, you might not want to work at a certain Australian public relations and marketing office.

  • Daily Market Update

    Vancouver is Canada’s most expensive city to live in, says worldwide poll… Hamilton feels the heat from the growing housing market… Interest rates set to stay low until autumn 2015 say economists… And US mortgage rates creep up as economy improves…

  • Bank denies mortgage life insurance claim

    Brokers should warn clients of the potential pitfalls of mortgage life insurance, following one big bank’s negative press surrounding a claim denial.

  • Network not for sale

    One broker network executive has dispelled the notion that his company is looking to sell “to the highest bidder” following a deal that saw an influential channel player make an equity investment.

  • How to recruit 'passive candidates'

    Beneath the surface of actively-searching job applicants lies a deep pool of talent that can help close the skill gap that exists in many organizations. But how to tap into this often-overlooked segment?

  • Daily Market Update

    CMHC figures are in line with expectations… Royal LePage report shows a two-tier housing market in our cities… Even multimillionaires have mortgages but they’ll need a bigger down payment… And smart home tech giant links with developers…

  • Broker advises peers to be patient

    Patience is a virtue when it comes to commercial brokering , according to one leader in that space.