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The Canadian Mortgage App: Simplifying The Home Buying Process

The Canadian Mortgage App (CMA) is an app that demystifies the hidden costs of homeownership by helping make homeownership a lot simpler. This free app was first developed by the Founder and CEO of Bendigi Technologies Inc., Ben Salami. Salami was looking to purchase a home in 2013, but couldn’t find a tool that was comprehensive enough and geared toward consumers. He was looking to quickly determine all the costs involved, so he decided to build one that was flexible and combined all his research and voila, CMA was born!

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Mobile Innovation Changing The Game For Brokers

The Canadian Mortgage App’s CMA Pro add-on is bringing a whole new dimension to the mobile offering for Canadian brokers. Unlike earlier versions of the app, brokers are able to personalize CMA Pro and then easily share the app with clients and colleagues. When a client downloads the app, they have the broker’s own rates right there on their smartphone.

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Recognizing Success In Canada's Mortgage App Market

After three years of non-stop work, the leaders at the Canadian Mortgage App (CMA) thought it was time to reflect on the steps forward that have been made. Ben Salami, founder of the CMA, decided it was time to recognize the achievements of the key figures in the industry and created the Canadian Mortgage App Award for the Best Use of Mobile Technology, which will be presented at the annual awards ceremony in Toronto this May.

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Brokers Get Access To PRO APP Add-On

Building an app is not cheap. In fact, it can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, which makes having a personal app unattainable for 99.9% of brokers. But a new professional add-on to the Canadian Mortgage App – CMA Pro – is changing that.

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Why You Need To Embrace Technology

Millennials expect to be able to conduct all of their business on their smartphones, including mortgage shopping, and in three years the Canadian Mortgage App (CMA) has become a staple of the nation’s mortgage market. The CMA’s growth clearly shows that proactive brokers and brokerages are listening to the shifting markets and taking advantage of the online space. The CMA is proving to be a popular choice with some of the leading brokers in the mortgage and real estate industries, and in the first quarter of 2016 there was a 54% increase in the app’s usage when compared to 2015. With over 270,000 registered users and 2.2 million sessions, the app’s founder and CEO of Bendigi, Ben Salami, is pleased with how the Canadian market has responded to his app.

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Sell Your Next Mortgage... On Your Phone

When Ben Salami was in the process of buying his first home he quickly grew frustrated. Salami, the CEO of Bendigi Technologies, was disappointed that he couldn’t download a Canadian app that simplified the purchasing process and outlined all of the possible fees. Most people would simply accept the situation and navigate the home buying process in the traditional way, but Salami wouldn’t settle for that. A habitual problem solver, he decided to build an app that would help change the way brokers and consumers manage the property purchasing process. The idea for the Canadian Mortgage App (CMA) was born.

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Canadian Mortgage Awards 2016!

The Canadian Mortgage App team was extremely excited and honoured to be able to attend the 10th Annual Canadian Mortgage Awards ceremony which took place at Liberty Grand in Toronto on May 13, 2016.

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Advertise As A Local Expert

We know you have been wanting to advertise on the #1 ranked Mortgage App for a while but just weren’t sure how many leads you would receive and if it was the right fit for you.

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Extra Payment Analyzer

Over the course of your loan’s amortization, you will spend hundreds and thousands of dollars on interest. However, by making a small additional monthly payment towards the principal you can drastically accelerate the term of your loan and can greatly save in interest payments.

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GDS / TDS Calculator

Previously, we told you about the new affordability screen available on the CMA and how it calculates how much you can borrow by using the industry standard debt ratio (GDS/TDS).

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