News

  • Debt management company stiffs broker by Jamie Henry | 19 Feb 2014

    One broker’s negative experience with a debt management company serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of vetting the organizations you do business with. read more

  • Slow start to 2014 for industry professionals by MBN | 19 Feb 2014

    As temperatures dropped in January so too did housing sales across the country as Canadians preferred to stay inside the warmth of home than to trudge through the snow to visit open houses. read more

  • Broker Sentiment Poll early results by CMP | 18 Feb 2014

    Submissions for CMP’s Broker Sentiment issue have been pouring in, as brokers share their thoughts, feelings and worries for the industry today and in the future; and in a bit of good news for major mortgage brokerages, 46 per cent of independent brokers have expressed their willingness to join a national network in 2014. read more

  • Broker calls for level playing field for HELOCs by MBN | 18 Feb 2014

    One broker believes last week’s budget is a step in the right direction, though she hopes the path will lead to once again allowing monolines to provide HELOCs. read more

  • Broker network adds to management team by Jamie Henry | 18 Feb 2014

    One leading broker network made waves Friday with the announcement of three key additions to its management team. read more

  • Home Trust bullish on brokers' future by Jamie Henry | 14 Feb 2014

    The CEO of Home Capital Group is forecasting a positive year ahead for both the lender and the broker channel following the release of the company’s fourth quarter results. read more

  • Broker Network at the Super Bowl? by Justin da Rosa | 14 Feb 2014

    If you watched the Superbowl you probably noticed DLC’s ads -- certainly consumers did, according to the broker network. read more

  • Provincial broker orgs work together by Jamie Henry | 13 Feb 2014

    A more cohesive broker voice may soon be realized, with The Alberta Mortgage Broker Association (AMBA) announcing Tuesday it is working closely with other provincial bodies and regulators to ensure better coordination among the various organizations. read more

  • CMHC cutbacks announced by Justin da Rosa | 13 Feb 2014

    The budget announcement quietly slipped in changes to government-backed mortgage insurance, including reductions to the amount of new guarantees CMHC will provide. read more

  • Groundwork set for small banks to enter market by Justin da Rosa | 13 Feb 2014

    The federal government’s vow to encourage greater competition in financial services will pave the way for a greater number of small companies to win banking licenses, according to one leading broker who believes that benefits both the industry and the consumer. read more