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To My Industry Colleagues

To My Industry Colleagues

Dear Industry Colleagues, This year I would like to ask for your help in being nominated for the Canadian Mortgage Award for Best Internet Presence, 2011. My goal since becoming a Mortgage Professional has been to expand the expectations of what a mortgage broker can...
‘Thank You BMO. Seriously.’

‘Thank You BMO. Seriously.’

BMO’s Low Rate Mortgage has come and gone. The initial reaction by many mortgage brokers was panic. I even had a couple of brokers call me in fear of losing deals they had in the pipeline asking for advice. BMO’s short term special allowed me to open the...
#YVRREChat Jan. 24th, 2012 Blogging

#YVRREChat Jan. 24th, 2012 Blogging

The #YVRREChat chat topic today was Blogging. We covered WordPress Self-Hosted blogs, Video Blogging and blog content strategies. If you missed this mornings Twitter chat the transcript is now available. Thank you to the new participants who joined in for the first...
HomeBuyers Guide Now Available for iPad

HomeBuyers Guide Now Available for iPad

Our popular HomeBuyers Guide is now available in a dynamic, engaging and truly interactive Multi-Touch iBook designed exclusively for your iPad. While the interactive guide will be available soon in the Apple iBooks store for free download, I wanted to give the...
No Bank of Canada Rate Change

No Bank of Canada Rate Change

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. For mortgage borrowers this means that those in Variable Rate Mortgages...
Think Outside the Five Year Fixed [Video]

Think Outside the Five Year Fixed [Video]

Homeowners needing to renew or refinance and first time home buyers stand to enjoy the lowest mortgage rates in Canadian history. It’s no secret that Canadians love their fixed rates. Borrowers typically choose a fixed rate mortgage for the security of knowing...
What is a No Frills Mortgage? [Video]

What is a No Frills Mortgage? [Video]

There’s been a wave of publicity this past week over BMO’s Low Rate Mortgage. While many people are initially attracted to a mortgage rate that’s 10 bps or more below other rates in the market, many clients don’t realize that those low rates typically...