First-time homebuyers in one market now have government down payment assistance
“The world is changing and underwriting isn’t,” according to one broker; especially when it comes to how lenders treat clients who are in the midst of a divorce.
Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty passed away Thursday. He died of a heart attack.
Less than a year since its official launch, O’Leary Mortgages has surrendered its FSCO license effective March 31.
Opinion seems divided between incredulity and understanding among MortgageBrokerNews.ca readers after one broker’s deal was denied by a lender after disclosing his client’s pregnancy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One broker’s application was denied by the lender after he voluntarily disclosed his client's pregnancy.