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Flaherty to bankers: Pull the other one by Vernon Clement Jones | 2012-03-24 5:54:01 AM

The irony that bankers dangling some of the lowest rates in history are also asking Ottawa to tighten mortgage rules hasn't been lost on the Finance minister, now suggesting he'd rather sit more

Investment lending about-face hurts brokers by Caitlin Nobes | 2012-03-24 4:27:33 AM

Brokers relying on investor clients to shore up the bottom line are now watching as key lender decisions erode that once lucrative more

Time to eat crow? by Vernon Clement Jones | 2012-03-23 11:00:44 AM

Some brokers may be eating their words. The broker channel’s biggest proponent of trailer fees is expecting to pay out a whopping $5 million of that compensation in 2012, billing it as a validation of the model and evidence of a maturing more

OSFI echoing broker concerns about HELOCs by Vernon Clement Jones | 2012-03-21 8:30:32 AM

Draft guidelines meant to bring additional checks and balances to mortgage underwriting could see banks rein in on the HELOC business many brokers object more

People person by | 2012-03-20 11:17:09 AM

Having spent most of his career in Atlantic Canada, Steve Whitehead’s decision to help expand TMG The Mortgage Group in the region was one grounded in belief and knowledge read more

Brokers taking up association's call to arms by Caitlin Nobes | 2012-03-20 9:17:37 AM

CAAMP’s campaign encouraging brokers to speak out against possible mortgage rule changes is beginning to bear fruit, as an Ontario brokerage has added its voice to the growing lobbying effort. read more

New stats threaten to scuttle mortgage rule changes by Vernon Clement Jones | 2012-03-20 5:04:36 AM

Better-paid consumers may have taken the wind out of the government’s sails as it considers embarking on another round of mortgage rule more