• Realtor marketing secrets by | 16 Nov 2011

    In the second instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana explores how brokers can get Realtors to work with them so they can get more buyer leads for their listings read more

  • Realtor Marketing Secrets by | 26 Oct 2011

    In the first instalment of his latest series, Doren Aldana explores some of the advantages for mortgage brokers of attracting Realtors as referral partners read more

  • To be or not to BDM by | 11 Oct 2011

    As brokers grapple with a slowing market, many are finding relationships with BDMs are also in flux. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, that may be by design read more

  • Paying for errors & omissions by | 20 Sep 2011

    With a spate of E&O claims pinned to private lending deals, brokerages are increasingly straying from their association-endorsed insurers and, as Vernon Clement Jones finds out, shopping around for the best rates, wherever that search takes them read more

  • Credit Repair Job by | 28 Jan 2011

    Looking to graduate your clients from a B to A mortgage? Heather Li looks at some of the tools brokers can use to turn around their clients’ credit scores read more

  • 2011: The Road Ahead by | 28 Jan 2011

    Consumer awareness and confidence in brokers, broker-lender relationships and the threat from government of more mortgage rules are some of the issues John Tenpenny heard about when talking with prominent industry members read more

  • Superbrokers: Growing through Technology by | 08 Nov 2010

    CMP recently polled national broker networks across Canada to uncover what they offer their brokers – everything from compensation to training to ancillary services. Here are the results read more

  • Trailer fee model earns respect from broker community by | 08 Nov 2010

    There are only two Canadian lenders offering the trailer fee option to brokers, but the trend appears to be gaining. CMP gets feedback on this compensation and looks at more lenders possibly jumping on board read more

  • Lenders respond to brokers survey by | 20 Oct 2010

    CMP had the opportunity to speak to many of the lenders named to the Top 10 in Canada by mortgage brokers across Canada. They told us about the programs they implemented in 2010 and what they thought led to their success, and they discussed new programs they hope will have a positive impact on broker relationships. read more

  • Brokering in the east has its unique challenges by | 30 Sep 2010

    A look at the mortgage market in Atlantic Canada and what the differences may be compared to other parts of the nation, by Heather Li read more