• CAAMP comments on proposed spam regs by Donald Horne,Vernon Clement Jones | 01 Feb 2013

    CAAMP is now responding to new regulations introduced by the government for its anti-spam legislation, calling for tweaks that would better protect the "simple referrals" brokers depend on. read more

  • MonCana moves to cover switching costs by Donald Horne | 31 Jan 2013

    There's more than one way to skin a cat and more than one way for lenders to up their appeal for brokers in an increasingly competitive market. read more

  • CMP has an app for that, too by MBN | 31 Jan 2013

    CMP magazine is only a download away, and now available on iPad. read more

  • Credit union facing renewal fee concerns by Vernon Clement Jones | 30 Jan 2013

    A credit union in B.C. is now fielding broker concerns about the “full-commission” renewals of a discontinued program – an offer that was nonetheless in play at the time of funding. read more

  • Help for brokers from an unlikely source by Donald Horne | 30 Jan 2013

    A market effectively closed to brokers – developer subdivisions – may indirectly be putting more money into their pockets. read more

  • Brokers applauding Marketplace investigation by MBN | 29 Jan 2013

    Brokers are applauding CBC’s Marketplace for its investigation of collateral charges at a major Canadian bank. read more

  • Lender maximum buydowns under the microscope by Vernon Clement Jones | 29 Jan 2013

    There’s growing debate among some brokers as to whether lenders should remove maximum buy-down restrictions and allow them -- and only them -- to decide just how low to go to retain a client. read more

  • Broker Sentiment Poll identifies crossroads by MBN | 29 Jan 2013

    Brokers are increasingly diversifying their product offerings to accommodate a slow market, with today’s launch of the CMP Broker Sentiment Poll set to quantify just how far down that road they’ve travelled. read more

  • Brokers, prepare to eat your words? by Vernon Clement Jones | 28 Jan 2013

    Doubting Thomases may well have to eat their words, with a number of Invis/Mortgage Intelligence brokers having already won deals through the company's new relationship with a rate site. read more

  • 'ING brokers,' you have company by Vernon Clement Jones | 25 Jan 2013

    ING brokers in Canada meet ING brokers in the UK, now feeling your pain as they learn of their own departing lender. read more