Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.
A bevy of leading lenders made the trek to Whistler, B.C., to discuss upcoming plans for their respective broker offerings
The next Canadian Census is scheduled for next year, and one leading economist is arguing a full census will better help brokers understand the market and target potential clients
Brokers have long called for a standard calculation for clients looking to break a fixed-rate mortgage, but a growing number of players are now abandoning that hope
It’s a new and largely unprecedented threat to brokers, with one big bank ramping up the promotion of its army of road reps by showcasing what increasingly separates them from competitors
The second quarter saw brokers veer from variable rate mortgages, even as most pundits abandoned predictions for a rate hike at the Bank of Canada and others actually anticipated a drop
Brokers may have been lulled into a false sense of security when it comes to IRD calculations, with some channel lenders now charging big bank-like penalties
A Prime Minister hopeful may have just won broker support with this one proposed rule change that could help more Canadians purchase homes
A broker is once again registering concerns about IRD calculations, although this time the offending party is a monoline and not a big bank
The summer construction boom continued into August – but it wass properties often won by big bank specialists leading that surge
The latest central bank decision is in – but does it align with analyst predictions?