News

  • New thinking on BoC rate hike by MBN | 03 Jan 2014

    Brokers are anticipating a particularly busy 2014 as clients look to move before the Bank of Canada does, although there’s new thinking on the timing of its long-awaited hike in the overnight rate. read more

  • Broker shares wish list for industry in 2014 by Justin da Rosa | 02 Jan 2014

    With a new year upon us, brokers each have a wish list of things they’d like to see happen in the mortgage industry, although one leading player is hoping for as little change as possible. At least in one area. read more

  • Two brokers teach public about financial literacy by MBN | 02 Jan 2014

    A father and daughter mortgage team is giving back to the community by teaching financial literacy to entire families. read more

  • Big things on the horizon for O'Leary Mortgages? by Justin da Rosa | 02 Jan 2014

    O’Leary Mortgages is mum on how the business is faring in the choppy waters of the current market other than to suggest it will make big waves of its own in 2014. read more

  • Broker fears particular rule change by Justin da Rosa | 29 Dec 2013

    Brokers are fearing further mortgage rule changes, especially any that would disrupt the flow of “cheap" but increasingly necessary money into the market. read more

  • Leadership event for female brokers by MBN | 24 Dec 2013

    One industry player has organized an event to help inspire and motivate tomorrow’s female leaders with her second BC Women in Mortgages Leadership Event, set to take place on February 3. read more

  • CMHC appoints former banker by MBN | 20 Dec 2013

    The minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Jason Kenney, announced today that Evan Siddall has been appointed president and chief executive officer of CMHC for a five-year term effective January 1. read more

  • Broker: gift letters good for the market by Justin da Rosa | 20 Dec 2013

    Brokers fear any further mortgage rule change, but especially any tweak that would close the taps on an increasingly important source of "cheap money" for clients. read more

  • Brokers play golf for charity by MBN | 20 Dec 2013

    With their individual charity efforts, two members of a large superbroker score a hole in one for the less fortunate. read more

  • Bank economists on 2014 by | 20 Dec 2013

    Bank economists are offering new forecasts for 2014 that may force brokers to check their optimism at the door – before entering the new year. read more