Justin da Rosa

I am the editor for Mortgage Broker News Canada.

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  • Eisner eyes legal options

    One of RateHub's largest broker clients is contemplating legal action against a former employee now tapped to head the rate site’s online brokerage, currently in development.

  • Brokers react to RateHub announcement

    RateHub.ca will join forces with an influential channel player to launch a new brokerage, with several brokers arguing the move is a betrayal.

  • Canada's three major markets lead the charge

    The Canadian housing market continues to make up for lost ground due to slow sales in the beginning of the year, with the number of sales making a modest 0.8 per cent month-over-month jump from May to June.

  • Wealthy Canadians choose to carry mortgage debt

    Many high-net worth Canadians – those with investable assets of $500,000 or more – carry a mortgage as an investment strategy; despite 67 per cent of those polled having the cash available to pay them off in full, according to a recent Investors Group study.

  • Veteran player establishes MIC

    Former Equity Financial Trust CEO Nick Kyprianou announced Thursday the establishment of RiverRock Mortgage Investment Corporation.

  • Brokers discuss refi strategies

    Talk turned to refinance strategies during Canadian Mortgage Hangout’s (#cmhTV) second anniversary Thursday and tactics for winning that very valuable segment of business.

  • Lender wait times: Banks vs. monolines

    When it comes to wait times are the monolines truly better than the banks?

  • Lender invests in broker network

    One of Canada’s largest lenders has made an equity investment in one of the industry’s major broker networks which, according to the players involved, is a positive sign for the industry as a whole.

  • Major broker announces executive appointment

    True North Mortgage announced the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective July 1.

  • Brokers: Opportunity for lenders to embrace insurers

    A competitive advantage is there for the taking for monoline lenders who are willing to work with Canada’s two private mortgage default insurers -- Genworth and Canada Guaranty, according to two brokers.