Brokers, agents, and investors rejoice: The latest budget contained great news for real estate
While brokers doubt the ability of Canada’s independent mortgage insurers to pick up the slack if the government downsizes CMHC’s mandate, they’re much more certain about the kind of effect that move would have on their business.
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CMHC increased its risk fee to 3.25 per cent last week and one broker believes Canada’s independent insurers – and the brokers who deal with them – are poised to take advantage.
Brokers may be compelled to advise clients to opt for a smaller mortgage, following a warning that homeowners may be ill-prepared to handle impending interest rate hikes.
Teranet is now confirming the MortgageBrokerNews.ca report it will overhaul its controversial use of AMP records on the REDX system.
What's the strangest interview answer you've given or received? These employees prove that weird, off-the-cuff answer isn't always a negative.
Each year CMP and MortgageBrokerNews.ca highlight the charitable endeavours of brokers across the country. In the first of this year’s series, we highlight one network head and his anti-bullying campaign, “I Am Someone.”
Brokers across the country can now exhale, with the Bank of Canada providing what could well be the best guess on what 2014 has in store for the industry.
CMHC has now moved to reassure broker networks that new and controversial "risk fees" pose no threat to mortgage funding -- that despite growing fears.
Many of Canada’s big banks offer clients the opportunity to skip payments on their mortgages. While this can work to their advantage, mortgage brokers are not big fans of strategy.