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  • GTA brokers in for surge?

    GTA brokers may have cause to celebrate, with new-home sales in the region remaining strong and April figures showing continuous improvement over 2013, according to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).

  • New poll: Were you able to convert the inquiries into business?

    Our latest poll aims to find out just how many brokers were able to turn client inquiries about Investors Group’s 1.99 per cent three-year variable rate into business of their own.

  • Daily Market Update

    New employment opportunities set to boost north BC housing demands… Why we should follow the UK in using mortgage brokers more… And soldier wins first battle in housing war with the government.

  • Two brokers: Two opinions on advising a certain client

    Opinions diverge on how best to advise clients with little or no credit.

  • Male brokers better at self-promotion?

    Leading brokers discuss female representation in the mortgage industry – an increasingly important topic that CMP is set to discuss in its upcoming Women of Influence issue.

  • How to lead like Steve Jobs

    Become a visionary leader and you can do great things in your brokerage. But what does this mean?

  • Daily Market Update: Ontario Market Overvalued – Thanks to Mom and Dad?

    Are Mom & Dad responsible for the overvalued market in Ontario? It’s a positive outlook for Calgary … while affordable homes are celebrated homes in Moncton.

  • Expect soft landing and rate increase: CMHC

    A decline in housing starts in 2014 is expected to cause a soft landing across Canada, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s second quarter housing outlook, released Thursday.

  • Mortgage product gives buyers the chance to win

    One leading network’s “Purchase Plus Improvement” mortgage product gives clients access to up to $40,000 for home renovations which is rolled into the payments. And as part of the product, one lucky couple took home $5,000 to help renovate their home.

  • House prices forecast to fall 20% over 5 years

    Pacific Investment Management Co. forecasts Canadian home prices falling as much as 20 per cent in the next five years, removing the boost from household spending that contributed to faster than- expected growth last quarter, reports the Ottawa Citizen.