News

  • Monolines to cash in? by Justin da Rosa | 16 Jul 2015

    Stingy – that’s how brokers may characterize the 10 bps drop by banks yesterday, and leaving the door open to monolines. read more

  • What to expect from banks when rates rise by Justin da Rosa | 16 Jul 2015

    It may be the in the future, but brokers are looking at the inevitable rate hike and anticipating what the banks will do with their own rates at that time. read more

  • Are you helping or hurting your client? by Donald Horne | 16 Jul 2015

    Mortgage loans for clients with bruised credit happen every day – but the industry as a whole needs to ensure those loans are improving fiscal responsibility, and not sinking the client deeper in debt, says one alt lender. read more

  • Blending brokerages by MBN | 16 Jul 2015

    It could make a mess, but merging two small brokerages may also make the most of a mediocre market. read more

  • Home sales set new record by Jennifer Paterson | 15 Jul 2015

    The latest figures from CREA show that the rise in home sales depends on the local market. read more

  • BoC rate decision comes in by Justin da Rosa | 15 Jul 2015

    The Bank of Canada has lowered its overnight rate to 1/2 per cent. read more

  • Suggestions for CAAMP 2.0 by Justin da Rosa | 15 Jul 2015

    With CAAMP set to re-evaluate its future – and the role the next leader will take – industry players believe there are certain things the association should focus on, including providing more support specifically to brokers. read more

  • Association warns BoC prior to today’s announcement by Justin da Rosa | 15 Jul 2015

    Economists are almost split down the middle as to whether the Bank of Canada will cut its rate later today, and one industry association is warning against it. read more

  • Alt lenders leaning on brokers when it comes to bruised credit by Donald Horne | 15 Jul 2015

    As more lenders move into the alternative space thanks to the current stringent lending rules, lenders are looking to brokers to up their game to ensure those clients with bruised credit are securing mortgages. read more

  • Home sales stay hot in June by Jordan Maxwell | 14 Jul 2015

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