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  • Lender wait times: Banks vs. monolines

    When it comes to wait times are the monolines truly better than the banks?

  • Retaining clients: 5 key things to avoid

    Getting new clients through the door can be challenging enough, but how do you ensure that those clients will return time and time again?

  • Daily Market Update

    Figures due this week are predicted to indicate the start of the ‘soft landing’… Urban home prices give boost to cottage country… And the harsh winter is still affecting our homes, this time it’s ants!

  • Lender invests in broker network

    One of Canada’s largest lenders has made an equity investment in one of the industry’s major broker networks which, according to the players involved, is a positive sign for the industry as a whole.

  • Far out Friday: The secret confessions of office workers

    If you could make anonymous confessions about your working day, what would you say? A new app called Secret lets people post just such confessions, with hilarious results.

  • What's an investor client to do?

    Mortgages for investment properties are increasingly difficult to find, according to one industry player, who says his clients are forced to face a new reality.

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Toronto Dominion predicts up to 6 per cent rises in house prices by year-end… Overall impact on sales from bad winter should be ‘neglible’ say Conference Board… Vancouver market still growing says credit union… And economy improving according to Stats Canada…

  • Broker frustrated by bidding wars

    Brokers are once again venting their frustration with the discrepancy between appraisal prices and sale prices of homes; though it isn’t the appraisers’ fault, according to one broker.

  • How will CUs fair in CMP's survey?

    It has been a big year for credit unions, with many upping their mortgage services – much to the delight of brokers across the country. But how will they fair in CMP’s annual Brokers on Lenders survey, which allows mortgage professionals to give unfettered feedback on each lender they work with. Click here to take part in the survey today.

  • Free seminar for brokers: Automate your business

    Three mortgage marketing experts will host a free half-day conference to help brokers automate their business to help them become more productive and more successful.