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Credit unions identify new B20 perils by Nestor Arellano | 2012-11-10 6:43:34 AM

The national trade association of credit unions is offering fresh criticism of OSFI lending guidelines, suggesting the rules unfairly limit mortgage access for immigrants, low-income, rural and Aboriginal Canadians.read more

Private lenders could jack E&O rates for brokers by Nestor Arellano | 2012-11-09 8:41:16 AM

He’s not discouraging them, but an E&O insurance broker is warning mortgage professionals about the costs associated with their expansion into private lending – a move that could raise their insurance premiums by as much as 90 per cent.read more

Brokers defends position on representing private lenders by Nestor Arellano | 2012-11-08 9:24:18 AM

It may go against the grain of many brokers, but one seasoned mortgage professional makes it clear to borrowers that he represents the lender in private deals and not, in fact, them.read more

Standardized broker practices, education eyed by regulators’ council by Nestor Arellano | 2012-11-02 9:49:26 PM

The Mortgage Broker Regulators' Council of Canada (MBRCC) has put country-wide industry-practice and broker-education standards on the top of its agenda, but the intricacies of a professional designation that addresses the long-simmering broker-bank rep issue will have to be tackled on a province-by-province basis.read more

ING’s trick or treat? by Nestor Arellano | 2012-11-02 7:59:50 AM

Depending on whom you ask, ING’s new volume pooling rules – all but identical to Scotia’s – may be a trick or a treat.read more