News

  • Broker article to convert rate shoppers? by Justin da Rosa | 30 Jul 2015

    One superbroker has published an article that may help turn rate shoppers into ‘service shoppers’ – and convert bank clients to broker clients read more

  • Brokers tee up for charity by Donald Horne | 30 Jul 2015

    Brokers are using their downtime this summer to fill the coffers of charitable organizations and increase the profile of the broker channel read more

  • Industry welcomes CMHC change by Justin da Rosa | 29 Jul 2015

    It may be a small victory for brokers, but CMHC’s latest rule change is a welcome decision in an era of seemingly endless mortgage rule tightening. read more

  • Economist sends warning to Ottawa by Justin da Rosa | 29 Jul 2015

    One leading economist is warning that any more mortgage rule tightening would negatively impact the entire economy, following speculation that the Canadian government is considering more rule changes meant to cool the housing market. read more

  • FCT lifts industry profile with scholarship by Donald Horne | 29 Jul 2015

    An overwhelming number of applications for a scholarship funded by FCT is helping lift the industry’s profile at the same time paving the way for its further growth. read more

  • Brokers call CAAMP up to bat by Justin da Rosa | 28 Jul 2015

    Industry players are calling for CAAMP to demand a retraction from CBC, following a segment that painted brokers and monolines with the same brush as high interest “shadow” lenders. read more

  • Have rates finally hit their lowest point? by Justin da Rosa | 28 Jul 2015

    Now may be the time for your clients to strike, with one big bank arguing mortgage rates are as low as they will go. read more

  • Lender urge advisors to guard against elder abuse by Justin da Rosa | 28 Jul 2015

    A key partner for mortgage brokers is asking them to help protect aging clients from a growing phenomenon – one with the potential to compromise financial security. read more

  • Specialists rock! by MBN | 28 Jul 2015

    The days of jack-of-all-trades brokering are gone. It’s time to master specialization. read more

  • CBC paints brokers with same brush as ‘shadow’ lenders by Justin da Rosa | 27 Jul 2015

    Brokers are scratching their heads after a CBC radio program about mortgages appeared to lump monolines and brokers together with shadow lenders. read more