Manulife partners with broker channel player
Manulife Bank announced Monday a partnership with Paradigm Quest, which will handle the bank’s mortgage underwriting and funding support
Competitors join forces to form association
They may be competitors, but a number of lender and insurer BDMs in one market are working together to better serve brokers
Brokers react to direct-to-consumer campaign
Brokers may not be happy about the strategy, but it could be a sign of future trends
Economist weighs in on budget
The Canadian government has promised to dedicate $500,000 for collecting data on foreign ownership, but one leading economist hopes that data won’t be used to discourage foreign buyers
Is this the most divisive broker topic?
It doesn’t matter which side of the debate you fall on, it seems every broker across Canada has an opinion about this controversial topic
Are you one of the industry’s top brokers?
Along with the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, CMP’s Top 75 Brokers by Volume is one of the industry’s greatest distinctions. Are you among them?
Vet calls for mortgage qualification crackdown
It may not be a popular opinion, but one veteran broker argues there should be tougher standards for qualifying for a five-year fixed-rate mortgage
Rate buydown debate heats up
A controversial profile in CMP stoked the fire of indignation for one broker who argues buydowns cheapen the industry
Home sales jump in February
Home sales make second consecutive month-over-month gains
Broker diversifies, offers service to peers
Frustrated by the mortgage documentation process, one broker developed a system to alleviate the workload – and now he’s turned it into a separate business stream