Jessi Johnson

Second round of CMA nominees announced

The annual Canadian Mortgage Awards brought to you by Manulife Bank are set for May 13 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and we’ve got your second set of finalists

Foreign tax too small, says broker

The proposal to rein in foreign influence on housing prices will pass but it isn’t enough, according to one industrial professional

Mortgage Brokerage of the Year finalists announced

This may be the one most brokers have been waiting for: CMP releases its finalists for the broker of the year awards.

BC market surges back; good news for brokers

In a report issued by the Bank of Montreal on Wednesday, the bank assured industry professionals the housing market in British Columbia has achieved a soft landing following a concerning sales drop early in the year.

Closing time: Moving the storefront online

The storefront is dying as more and more brokers are ditching them in favour of catching eyes online and not on the street.

To tweet or not to tweet; for brokers, that is the question

He may have over 14,000 Twitter followers, but Jessi Johnson of Verico has scaled back on his Twitter activity – now convinced it's a lackluster business development tool.

‘Retargeting’ can help brokers zero in on clients

You get your morning coffee, turn on your computer and decide to see what is front-page news in the Toronto Sun – and alongside the weather and sports scores on the home page is an advertisement for a mortgage broker.

CMP releases complete list of nominees

CMP magazine is sharing all of candidates for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, the most exhaustive and representative list in the awards’ celebrated history.

Broker lands TV reality show

A leading B.C. broker has landed himself – and by extension, the industry he represents – a leading role in an upcoming TV reality show focused on personal finances.

Brokers beware: Home sales will get even slower this year, says forecast

Year-over-year price increases in key Canadian markets are concealing a significant slowdown in actual sales, according to a national price survey released Thursday. Unfortunately, for brokers, that trend, already identified by CMHC, is expected to continue in the second half of the year.