• Former NFLer pleads not guilty to mortgage fraud by MBN | 22 Jan 2014

    A former NFL player and his mother have pleaded not guilty to participating in a $690,000 mortgage scam. read more

  • Should regulators focus more on unsecured debt? by Justin da Rosa | 21 Jan 2014

    New data on consumer debt has dredged up an old broker gripe: Regulators need to rein in the availability of unsecured debt and leave mortgage spending alone. read more

  • Experts: Rates to rise by MBN | 21 Jan 2014

    Experts agree mortgage rates will rise over the course of the next month, despite RBC cutting its rates by 10 basis points over the weekend. read more

  • RBC cuts mortgage rates by Justin da Rosa | 20 Jan 2014

    Fears that RBC’s latest move to whittle down its fixed rates will set off the kind of rate war BMO did in 2012 are largely unfounded, argues one broker, suggesting this latest cut is a “marketing ploy.” read more

  • DLC honours broker who passed away by MBN | 17 Jan 2014

    Dominion Lending Centres is honouring one of its own who passed away suddenly over the Holidays. read more

  • Toronto brokerage scores big bank coup by MBN | 17 Jan 2014

    Rack up another for the broker channel, with a successful bank defector joining a Toronto brokerage as it readies to take on 2014. read more

  • Brokers confident in monoline A-lenders by Justin da Rosa | 16 Jan 2014

    Brokers are expressing their confidence that most monolines will stay and fight increasingly competitive banks in the A market, despite one of their lender recently retreating from that space. read more

  • Longstanding CAAMP VP to step down by MBN | 16 Jan 2014

    Brokers may be wondering if there will be a directional change for the national association, with a longstanding CAAMP Vice President set to step down from his post this summer. read more

  • No surprises in CREA's latest numbers by Justin da Rosa | 16 Jan 2014

    Despite a summer housing market surge, home sale activity slowed in December – sparking a trend back to moderation that is expected to carry into 2014. read more

  • Brokers call for tighter bank regulations by Justin da Rosa | 15 Jan 2014

    One broker believes the banks are intentionally pulling the wool over customers’ eyes and is calling for a specific client signoff on collateral mortgages and not just at the time of signing. read more