Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Canadian Mortgage Professional.
FSCO continues to crack down on unlicensed financial companies attempting to circumvent the use of mortgage brokers by dealing directly with the public.
One broker believes industry players will continue to be necessary when it comes to the mortgage industry.
Those operating in the commercial sector – and those interested in breaking in – should be directing clients to a specific property type.
A reference to bulk insurance – and so access to conventional mortgages – was part of the 528-page federal budget tabled Tuesday.
Over two years of discussion has resulted in the formation of the Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association – a national group bringing together provincial players.
One developer’s rate-buydown promotion resulted in hundreds of sales in mere minutes; are we bound to see more of these promotions?
With oil prices slightly rebounding, can Alberta-based brokers expect business to follow suit?
Brokers, better get scrappy. Regulatory changes in another sector are threatening to draw more players into mortgage brokering despite the soft market.
Brokers aren’t ready to give up without a fight: Several industry players share their thoughts on winning back market share.