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National home buyer preference survey results by MBN | 2013-11-29 6:30:05 AM

Century 21 teamed up with RONA to study the home-buying habits of Canada’s number one housing driver, baby boomers, and the generation expected to take the wheel in the near future: millennials.read more

Bozic on Flaherty by Justin da Rosa | 2013-11-29 6:19:55 AM

One of the industry’s most influential thought leaders pulled no punches last Thursday when he was featured on the Canadian Mortgage Hangout (#cmhTV) – especially when talking about Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s recent threats to intervene in the housing market once again if necessary.read more

Infographic: Homebuyer spending and saving habits by MBN | 2013-11-28 9:59:28 AM

CAAMP’s annual State of the Residential Mortgage Market report: What you need to know.read more

Mortgage Brokers Ottawa/City adds to leadership team by MBN | 2013-11-27 12:23:34 AM

Mortgage Brokers Ottawa/City announced Monday that it has hired Anisa Lancione to fill the role of Director – Alternate Lending. The position charges her with leading Advanced Private Lending, the private lending arm and sister company of Mortgage Brokers Ottawa/City.read more

Canada Guaranty insurance now available through MCAP by MBN | 2013-11-26 10:19:53 AM

Canada Guaranty announced Monday that its mortgage insurance products will now be available through MCAP; adding another selling point to the independent mortgage company’s repertoire.read more

Usual breakdown missing from CAAMP report by Justin da Rosa | 2013-11-21 8:00:45 AM

CAAMP released its fall report earlier this week indicating that brokers have enjoyed an increased market share compared to their banking counterparts; but missing from this year’s survey is the usual breakdown into new originations and renewals. MortgageBrokerNews.ca asked the economist behind the report to explain.read more

Flaherty stokes fears once again by MBN | 2013-11-19 9:35:10 AM

Once again, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has stoked the industry’s fears by stating that the Canadian government is willing to intervene if the housing market is viewed as a threat to the Canadian economyread more

Association beefs up membership by Vernon Clement Jones | 2013-11-18 11:18:06 AM

The country’s newest mortgage broker association has spent its first few weeks beefing up membership rolls, setting an ambitious target for its fast approaching first quarter.read more