• CMP owner wins Profit 500 spot by | 03 Jun 2013

    Here’s one for the record books, with a traditional media outlet -- the publisher of CMP and -- earning a spot on the PROFIT 500 list of Canada’s Fasting-Growing Companies. read more

  • Another high-level CMHC staffer gone by Donald Horne | 03 Jun 2013

    Marc McInnis, the VP of insurance underwriting, servicing and policy for CMHC has stepped down, with no reason given. read more

  • Lenders slowly returning to southwest Ontario by Donald Horne | 03 Jun 2013

    When the recession hit, brokers turned to the B lenders to bridge the gap during the lean years. read more

  • CMHC's requiem for refis? by Vernon Clement Jones | 31 May 2013

    Refis through CMHC seem increasingly a thing of the past, with Q1 results pointing to an almost-70 per cent drop – a year-over-year decline dwarfing any dip in new mortgage volumes. read more

  • CMHC declines raise underwriting questions by Vernon Clement Jones | 31 May 2013

    CMHC’s balance sheet is now revealing the full impact of Jim Flaherty’s tinkering, although brokers want to know if the scale of that decline also reflects more rigid underwriting. read more

  • Alice Chan & MA part ways by Donald Horne | 30 May 2013

    After almost seven years as senior VP, Alice Chan and Mortgage Architects have parted ways. read more

  • Internet-savvy consumers question need for brokers by Vernon Clement Jones | 30 May 2013

    A growing number of homebuyers say they simply don’t need the advice of a broker, according to a new survey, suggesting those cock-sure consumers are prepared to go it alone with help from the Internet. read more

  • Not paying taxes bad advice, brokers agree by Donald Horne | 30 May 2013

    An article in the Financial Post suggesting people should stop paying property tax to save money is not just bad advice, but a recipe for disaster, says one broker. read more

  • Banks better than brokers, suggests report by Vernon Clement Jones | 29 May 2013

    This may not be the best way to start your day, but a new report suggests bank reps remain better at clinching deals than their broker counterparts. read more

  • ING takeover boosts Scotia’s earnings by Donald Horne | 29 May 2013

    Scotia’s acquisition of ING Direct may have been a blow to the broker channel, but it gave a much-needed boost to the big bank’s second-quarter net income earnings. read more