Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.
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
Starbucks is getting into the loan business, and is now offering its employees 0% interest rates to help them purchase homes
It may be the single-biggest enticement for brokers to move back to the bank side, with one major lender promising to give mobile specialists more to sell than mortgages
The broker recently featured by a major paper for charging a cancellation fee is providing his side of the story – and offering more details on the file
One big bank is providing a long-term rate forecast likely to send even the most ambivalent fence sitter into the home-buying market
Brokers are calling on their associations to take their advertising to the small screen to challenge the interest big banks are creating
The biggest of the big banks has provided a housing forecast for the rest of the year – so what can brokers expect?
Big banks can keep their house calls, argue brokers who prefers to do business the more-efficient way