Have mortgage rule changes had the opposite effect?
Have the mortgage rule changes been all for naught? One broker believes so, arguing they have actually caused a heating effect.
Brokers split on government change
Brokers are split on what effect one recent government rule change will have on the instances of fraud in the real estate industry.
App popularity a reflection of consumer tastes?
With more than five million screen views and over 3,000 Five Star ratings, it shouldn’t be surprising that this homegrown mortgage app has been ranked by Apple and Google as one of the top 25 free business apps.
10 keys to making social media profitable
So what are the 10 best ways to turn social media into money? Here 10 top tips.
Broker deals scuttled by credit bureau mistakes
Clients facing increasingly tight deadlines to secure mortgages are getting tripped up by credit bureau mistakes that take too long to remove, say brokers.
Mortgage product a potential pitfall, say brokers
Brokers may be increasingly hungry for business, but not enough to help first-time buyers into a product many blame for the U.S. market collapse.
Brokers get into the swing of things to fight cancer
One brokerage and its lending partners went nationwide in the fight against cancer, raising $30,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.
Taking the lead
Leads are the lifeblood of successful mortgage companies, and figuring out how to generate them can almost be a full-time job in itself. But not all lead generation strategies are created equal.
Insurer releases changes in wake of B-21
What effect will one major mortgage insurer’s new guidelines have for brokers and their clients?
A tale of two markets
Comparing the Canadian and American markets may be akin to apples and oranges, despite critics fearing a similar downturn at home.