• OECD calls for CMHC cuts by Justin da Rosa | 06 May 2014

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develeopment (OECD) has joined the list of groups calling for cuts to government-backed mortgage insurance in Canada. read more

  • RBC offers ‘employee pricing’ mortgages by Jamie Henry | 06 May 2014

    The Royal Bank of Canada is taking a page from auto dealers by offering “employee pricing” to home buyers, reports The Financial Post. read more

  • Private insurers won't follow CMHC's lead by Justin da Rosa | 05 May 2014

    Phew! Genworth Canada and Canada Guaranty have decided not to follow in CMHC’s footsteps and change their programs for self-employed buyers. But is this only a temporary move? read more

  • Networks prepare brokers for anti-spam law by Justin da Rosa | 05 May 2014

    Networks – and at least one broker association -- are stepping up to help their broker partners prepare for the upcoming anti-spam legislation. read more

  • Condos may be shrinking out families by Jamie Henry | 05 May 2014

    A lack of family-friendly condos are being built in Canada’s most populous city could be a problem, reports The Globe and Mail. read more

  • CMHC cuts to lead to privatization? by Jamie Henry | 02 May 2014

    According to a Financial Post source, the CMHC's decision to cut two of its programs moves it one step closer to potentially privatize the crown corporation. read more

  • Brokers feel slighted by CAAMP article by Justin da Rosa | 02 May 2014

    A sponsored feature in the Globe and Mail by CAAMP President and CEO Jim Murphy has divided the industry; with brokers who are not AMP-designated feeling snubbed. read more

  • Last chance for Mortgage Summit tickets by CMP | 02 May 2014

    Sometimes you get to encounter situations where you have a potential deal with a client and you know that it's almost good as sold. But then, the unexpected happens where the client starts to lose interest in the deal, especially if they think they found a better deal somewhere else. How do you deal with these kinds of situations? read more

  • CAAMP CEO extolls benefits of AMP in national paper by Justin da Rosa | 01 May 2014

    CAAMP CEO, Jim Murphy, is using a column in the country’s leading national newspaper to hawk the benefits of using brokers but more specifically – and more controversially – those of AMPs. read more

  • Profits up, claims down for mortgage insurer by Justin da Rosa | 01 May 2014

    First quarter profits are up while claims and defaults are down for one of Canada’s leading mortgage default insurers. read more