Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.
Lawsuits brought forth by private lenders have become such a problem in the industry that one broker network has decided to implement a policy to help protect its brokers
It’s been a hot topic in the mortgage industry lately, and one financial commission has issued a bulletin addressing the use of controversial fees
Home Trust has finally won its bid to become a Schedule I bank, and brokers are anticipating good things from the major lender
Many nearing retirement will soon have greater access to RRSPs in order to stave off reposition and avoid the kind of last-minute refinance deals that often frustrate brokers
Brokers have long lamented Canadians reliance on consumer credit, and it seems the country may finally be embracing healthier credit habits
Brokers applaud CMHC’s vow to better track foreign ownership
CAAMP’s direct-to-consumer broker ad receives impressive viewership
It’s not just lawyers charging extra fees for monoline files, with one broker intervening on behalf of a client saddled with a large bill from a trusted referral partner
One of Canada’s most respected housing critics is now advising Canadians intent on purchasing in hot markets to do so with less than 20% down. What do brokers think about the suggestion?
The results are in, and the number of brokers who charge cancellation fees – touted as the best protection against rate shoppers – may surprise you