• Home Trust bullish on brokers' future by Jamie Henry | 14 Feb 2014

    The CEO of Home Capital Group is forecasting a positive year ahead for both the lender and the broker channel following the release of the company’s fourth quarter results. read more

  • Broker Network at the Super Bowl? by Justin da Rosa | 14 Feb 2014

    If you watched the Superbowl you probably noticed DLC’s ads -- certainly consumers did, according to the broker network. read more

  • Provincial broker orgs work together by Jamie Henry | 13 Feb 2014

    A more cohesive broker voice may soon be realized, with The Alberta Mortgage Broker Association (AMBA) announcing Tuesday it is working closely with other provincial bodies and regulators to ensure better coordination among the various organizations. read more

  • CMHC cutbacks announced by Justin da Rosa | 13 Feb 2014

    The budget announcement quietly slipped in changes to government-backed mortgage insurance, including reductions to the amount of new guarantees CMHC will provide. read more

  • Groundwork set for small banks to enter market by Justin da Rosa | 13 Feb 2014

    The federal government’s vow to encourage greater competition in financial services will pave the way for a greater number of small companies to win banking licenses, according to one leading broker who believes that benefits both the industry and the consumer. read more

  • Budget 2014: Win for monolines by Mark David | 12 Feb 2014

    The broker channel can chalk up a win for monolines following Tuesday’s budget meeting, with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty taking steps to arm “smaller banks” with the tools to better compete with the big banks. read more

  • Last chance to vote for CMAs by Jamie Henry | 12 Feb 2014

    Now is your last chance to cast your vote for the Canadian Mortgage Awards (CMAs) as polling will close this Friday. read more

  • Toronto to cause correction? by MBN | 12 Feb 2014

    Canada’s largest housing market may be cause for an eventual correction, with a new outlook from BMO Capital Markets pointing to an unsustainable mix of accelerating Toronto home prices and eventual rate hikes. read more

  • Industry player on how to handle press, good or bad by Justin da Rosa | 11 Feb 2014

    One industry player suggests all press about brokers is an opportunity to engage clients; his opinion coming on the heels of what many consider a negative story. read more

  • Broker network exec questions value of AMP by Jamie Henry | 11 Feb 2014

    One executive at a broker network is sharing his thoughts on CAAMP’s move to overhaul the AMP designation and his suggested priority list for the association. read more