News

  • Bank benefits from monoline partnership by Justin da Rosa | 04 Sep 2015

    One big bank credits outsourcing some of its originations process to a broker channel lender as the reason it can offer lightning-quick turnaround and strict credit verification read more

  • Brokers predict BoC rate by Justin da Rosa | 04 Sep 2015

    With yet another Bank of Canada rate decision around the corner, brokers weigh in on what they think – and what they hope – the central bank will do read more

  • How are spring market predictions holding up? by Donald Horne | 04 Sep 2015

    Three months ago, Genworth Canada’s CEO had this message for U.S. investors: the housing market sky in Canada isn’t falling. With summer winding down, has that message changed? read more

  • Canada job numbers for August hit by Vernon Clement Jones | 04 Sep 2015

    The unemployment numbers are not only an indication of where Canada stands in terms of recession but also hint at next week's rate decision by the Bank of Canada. read more

  • Lenders using specials to win business from each other by Justin da Rosa | 03 Sep 2015

    Brokers are increasingly frustrated by lender “live deal” specials – some calling those offers little more than unproductive poaching read more

  • Recession has upside … for brokers by Justin da Rosa | 03 Sep 2015

    It may sound counterintuitive, but brokers are pointing to two key reasons why confirmation of a recession in the first half of 2015 will benefit them read more

  • Business-for-self segment too big to ignore by Donald Horne | 03 Sep 2015

    Things can be tricky come time to secure mortgage financing for self-employed clients, but that segment represent almost one in five Canadians borrowers and unlimited potential for broker business read more

  • Do you pass the Google test? by MBN | 03 Sep 2015

    Business strategist Julie Broad says the way you show up – or don’t show up – in online searches could be hurting your business read more

  • Broker: Lender staffing issues leading to last-minute deal issues by Justin da Rosa | 02 Sep 2015

    A former underwriter – and current broker – believes he knows why an increasing number of deals are falling apart at the last minute read more

  • Bank: No recession here by Justin da Rosa | 02 Sep 2015

    Despite many reports to the contrary, one big bank is maintaining Canada is not in a recession – but the Bank of Canada may still move to slash rates read more