News

  • Customized session for online lead chasing by CMP | 10 Apr 2014

    Brokers are increasingly looking online for leads and this year’s keynote address at The Mortgage Summit will focus on how they can better use the digital sphere to get in front of potential clients. read more

  • Insurer signs long-term deal with Teranet by Jamie Henry | 10 Apr 2014

    One of Canada’s providers of mortgage default insurance announced Thursday it has signed a long-term agreement that will integrate Teranet’s national Automated Valuation Model data into its underwriting process. read more

  • Commercial experts give advice by Justin da Rosa | 09 Apr 2014

    REMIC is offering a course on commercial mortgage brokering and MortgageBrokerNews.ca spoke with two of this year’s top-ten commercial brokers to get their advice for brokers interested in adding this increasingly lucrative business to their practice. read more

  • Canadians get serious about home ownership by Justin da Rosa | 09 Apr 2014

    Buyers are working harder for longer when saving for a down payment and home ownership is still considered financially beneficial, according to a Canada-wide survey commissioned by Genworth Canada. read more

  • Your body language may be killing your deal by MBN | 09 Apr 2014

    You’ve got a great product and a convincing argument – so why is the client tuning out and saying no? It could be your body language, says an expert and bestselling author on the subject. read more

  • Lender denies client because of pregnancy: Broker by Justin da Rosa | 08 Apr 2014

    One broker’s application was denied by the lender after he voluntarily disclosed his client's pregnancy. read more

  • Poll: Do brokers have the 'aptitude' for financial planning? by Jamie Henry | 08 Apr 2014

    There's a global debate brewing on whether mortgage brokers have the "aptitude" to add financial planning to their repertoires – a question doing little to stem the flow of players doing just that. read more

  • Broker calls for CMHC pre-approvals by Justin da Rosa | 07 Apr 2014

    With all the talk about the CMHC potentially instituting risk-based insurance premiums, it’s another crown corporation policy one broker would like to see changed. read more

  • Brokers to benefit from credit union merger by Justin da Rosa | 07 Apr 2014

    Two leading Ontario credit unions announced their amalgamation Friday; a move that will certainly cut into a chunk of big bank business and provide more options for mortgage brokers. read more

  • Housing market lacks sufficient data: Economist by Justin da Rosa | 04 Apr 2014

    More data on the effects the housing market has on the economy is needed, according to one leading economist. read more