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Reverse mortgage lender looking to grow broker referrals by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-06-03 1:00:49 AM

The corporate parent of HomeEquity Bank – Canada’s main underwriter of reverse mortgages revealed first quarter results marked by double-digit portfolio growth and a more-modest boost in originations.read more

Brokers: Rate drops ignite client preference for fixed by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-06-01 5:21:00 AM

Brokers are finally seeing a change in consumer appetite for risk after the second chop to fixed rates in two weeks.read more

Brokering 101 course gains traction in Halifax by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-05-27 1:59:43 AM

A course focused on teaching industry basics to new mortgage brokers in Nova Scotia has more than doubled its enrollment as the province faces growing pressure to attach an educational component to its licensing standards.read more

Northern brokers challenged by dearth of lenders by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-05-25 6:57:04 AM

A broker working Whitehorse and other Territorial hot spots is blaming a whopping 30-per cent drop in originations on the growing reluctance of channel lenders, the increasing dominance of the big banks and the population’s transient nature.read more

Broker: We’ve gained market share, not lost it! by Vernon Clement Jones | 2011-05-20 6:56:39 AM

Buck up, brokers. By one industry veteran’s calculations, the channel has actually gained – not lost – key market share in the difficult years following the subprime collapse.read more