News

  • Daily Market Update by | 28 May 2014

    As analysts crunch the numbers from this week’s RBC affordability report a star is emerging…. Why the bank is flashing the cash at realtors and why retailers are studying the suburbs…. read more

  • Slower underwriting due to mortgage rule tweaks? by Justin da Rosa | 27 May 2014

    Brokers have experienced a lender backlog and while the reasons vary, many agree it is due to underwriters having to adapt to recent rule changes. read more

  • Reverse mortgage myth debunked? by Jamie Henry | 27 May 2014

    Brokers have their criticisms of reverse mortgages but one of the leading providers of these mortgage products wants to dispel one of the most popular arguments. read more

  • Verico conference draws a 'full house' by Vernon Clement Jones | 27 May 2014

    Hundreds of Verico brokers and agents are now wrapping up a three-day conference in Las Vegas, with a roster filled to the brim with professional development but also lender appreciation for the network’s “high rollers.” read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 27 May 2014

    Affordability issues on the horizon but ‘no threat yet’ says bank … consumer confidence drops in Ontario ahead of election … One province's tax system baffles developer read more

  • Broker not sold on condo optimism by Justin da Rosa | 26 May 2014

    One leading Ottawa broker isn’t convinced the city's condo market will heat up, despite optimistic reports from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. read more

  • GTA brokers in for surge? by Jamie Henry | 26 May 2014

    GTA brokers may have cause to celebrate, with new-home sales in the region remaining strong and April figures showing continuous improvement over 2013, according to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD). read more

  • New poll: Were you able to convert the inquiries into business? by Jamie Henry | 26 May 2014

    Our latest poll aims to find out just how many brokers were able to turn client inquiries about Investors Group’s 1.99 per cent three-year variable rate into business of their own. read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 26 May 2014

    New employment opportunities set to boost north BC housing demands… Why we should follow the UK in using mortgage brokers more… And soldier wins first battle in housing war with the government. read more

  • Two brokers: Two opinions on advising a certain client by Justin da Rosa | 23 May 2014

    Opinions diverge on how best to advise clients with little or no credit. read more