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Expropriation explained

Expropriation According to section 1 of the Expropriations Act,  expropriation means “the taking of land without the consent of the owner by an expropriating authority in the exercise of its statutory powers”[i].  Considering that land ownership is a cornerstone of our society, the ability of the government to take an owner’s land is a terrifying […]

HLLQP: REMIC provides HLLQP Life Agent Licensing Course

REMIC Fills Need for Younger Life Insurance Agents with HLLQP Course Canadian-based REMIC is now providing the Harmonized Life License Qualification Program (HLLQP), a requirement to become a licensed life insurance agent in Canada TORONTO – Feb. 28, 2017 – REMIC, the Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada, today announced the company has officially […]

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 […]

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