• Millennials more willing to rent? by MBN | 10 Feb 2014

    Traditional thinking among Canadians is that homeownership is favourable to renting; an attitude that has boded well for mortgage brokers who have a large majority of the population looking for mortgages to tap into. But what if attitudes shift and biases toward renting decrease? read more

  • IA to withdraw 2.99 rate today by Justin da Rosa | 07 Feb 2014

    The debate about the 2.99 per cent rate is expected to shift Friday, with learning the lender behind that rate will ditch it by 5 p.m. read more

  • Starts to taper over next two years by MBN | 07 Feb 2014

    Developers are finally poised to slacken their pace, and while that may be good news for markets already swimming in condo construction, brokers may have less to celebrate. read more

  • Two families choose 'mixer mortgage' for co-ownership by Justin da Rosa | 07 Feb 2014

    Two Vancouver families have found an unconventional path to homeownership: Co-ownership. read more

  • Article misleads public about mortgage brokers by Justin da Rosa | 06 Feb 2014

    A MoneySense article entitled “5 things your mortgage broker isn’t telling you” has won the scorn of one broker who believes it is misleading and biased. read more

  • Brokers making up for drop in refi business by Justin da Rosa | 06 Feb 2014

    Refinances may be down due to tightened lending guidelines, but brokers are turning to an old stand buy that has some worried desperate clients will be taken advantage of. read more

  • Broker network launches new consumer site by MBN | 06 Feb 2014

    A major mortgage broker network unveiled its new website, which focuses on consumer education. read more

  • Broker: 2.99 promotion lacks major feature by Justin da Rosa | 05 Feb 2014

    That hotly-debated 2.99 per cent promotion from Industrial Alliance may, indeed, put standard commissions in the pockets of brokers using it to make waves in the market, but the absence of one key feature takes it off the table for others concerned it will disadvantage clients. read more

  • Broker frustrated by bank's 'mortgage vacations' by Justin da Rosa | 05 Feb 2014

    One broker is frustrated with having to explain the downside of taking “mortgage payment vacations” and is calling on the big banks offering them to come clean with their clients. read more

  • Centum Financial Group announces new CEO by MBN | 05 Feb 2014

    Centum Financial Group announced Tuesday the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer. read more