Author Archives: Joe White

Condo Fraud gets convictions

Why People Do Bad Things

Traditionally, when we think about bad behavior, we think about character. But psychologists who study bad behavior — who study, say, fraud in the business world — have found that that character doesn’t explain everything. They’ve found that a lot of unethical behavior can be explained by cognitive errors — errors that affect almost everyone. […]

Canada in recession rate cut possible

Canada in recession, rate cut likely: TD | Toronto Star

TD Bank says Canada is in a recession, rate cut likely Government forecasters have underestimated the impact of the oil price decline on the Canadian economy, bank says. READ the story here: Canada in recession, rate cut likely: TD | Toronto Star Mortgage Brokering in Ontario Mortgage brokering in Ontario is regulated by the Financial […]

Current accounts overtake mortgages as fraud of choice | Money | The Guardian

Tighter mortgage controls, identity theft and faster switching are blamed for surge in imposter applications for current accounts Source: Current accounts overtake mortgages as fraud of choice | Money | The Guardian

‘We’re not in a recession’: Finance minister confident in Canadian economy | CTV News

Finance Minister Joe Oliver denies that Canada is in the midst of a recession, saying he’s still confident the economy will grow this year. Source: ‘We’re not in a recession’: Finance minister confident in Canadian economy | CTV News

FSCO Mortgage Broker Investor Lender Disclosure Forms July 1 2015 Slide Deck

FSCO’s Mortgage Broker Investor Lender Disclosure Forms 2015 Slide Deck Thanks for joining us for this webinar (the download for the slide deck is at the bottom of this page).  You can access our other information packed sessions, some free webinars and others paid workshops, at www.remic.ca/events As discussed, if you wish to learn even […]

TFSA and Mortgage Investing

TFSA and Mortgage Investing The TFSA (Tax Free Savings Account) limit increase, based on a 2011 Conservative election promise, is going to be a great boon to those who are in the middle class.  Especially those who invest in high yield investment, such as mortgages.  The limit has been increased from $5,000 to $10,000, and […]

50 Free Image Websites for your Blog

50 Free image websites for your blog If you’re trying to do more blogging to drive visits to your website (and you should be doing this!), you should also know that adding images greatly increases the time that someone stays on your site by reading your material.  Images grab the readers attention, and often convey […]

Mortgage Fraud for Shelter

Mortgage Fraud for Shelter Fraud for shelter is one of the most common forms of fraud in the mortgage industry. This type of fraud occurs when an individual wishes to purchase a home in which to reside with no intent to abscond with mortgage funds or fraudulently sell the property by misstating or misrepresenting his […]

FSCO’s New Investor and Lender Disclosure Forms

FSCO Providing New Investor and Lender Disclosure Forms On Monday, June 8, 2015 FSCO released five new investor and lender disclosure forms. This new set of forms replaces the current set of investor and lender disclosure forms, and aims to provide investors and lenders enhanced disclosure in Ontario for mortgage brokered transactions.

Top 6 Cold Calling Tips

The Top 6 Cold Calling Tips – Web leads Cold calling is probably the most feared sales activity known to mankind, at least for most salespeople. And with good cause. The majority of calls that we make end up in the wastebasket after several attempts to contact, followed by a short, nasty conversation. It’s no […]

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