News

  • The current state of buydowns by Justin da Rosa | 09 Jul 2015

    Record low rates are dramatically changing the nature and the frequency of broker buydowns, say industry players pointing to the bottom line. read more

  • Mortgage insurance reform proposed by Justin da Rosa | 09 Jul 2015

    A leading think tank is proposing changes to the mortgage default insurance industry, including building a reserve fund – but at what cost to clients? read more

  • It is all about broker apps, not billboards by | 09 Jul 2015

    Anyone with a smartphone has an app that they find invaluable; one Canadian company is designing apps specifically for mortgage brokers and real estate agents. read more

  • The best SEO in life may be free by MBN | 09 Jul 2015

    When clients type your name or firm into Google (or any search engine), what do they find? The answer to that question, and what happens next in the seconds following, can have a huge impact on your success as a mortgage broker. read more

  • Brokers call on national associations by | 08 Jul 2015

    Whether it’s CAAMP or the recently launched CMBA, brokers are calling on national associations to go to bat for them with the big banks. read more

  • Renewed frustrations surrounding former grow-ops by Justin da Rosa | 08 Jul 2015

    They’re in the news once again: Homes known to formerly house marijuana grow-ops are frustrating brokers and homeowners alike, and the latter has taken to MortgageBrokerNews.ca for help. read more

  • Any positive client stories to share? by MBN | 08 Jul 2015

    One mortgage company is bringing together technology and happy client stories in one contest in the coming weeks. read more

  • Record smashed in Steel Town by Jordan Maxwell | 07 Jul 2015

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  • HELOCs and household debt by Justin da Rosa | 07 Jul 2015

    Growing housing prices are drawing more broker attention to HELOCs, especially in the wake of ever-increasing household debt. read more

  • Economist cautions BoC by Justin da Rosa | 07 Jul 2015

    Speculation has begun to swirl prior to the next Bank of Canada rate meeting, with one economist vehemently arguing against further cuts. read more