And other highlights from the latest Toronto housing report
You may want to cast yourself in the role of the Grinch this holiday season, with a leading broker identifying one credit-protecting rule to share with clients who’ll thank you later but probably not today.
One major brokerage is increasingly in the business of providing not only mortgages for clients but food and shelter for people utterly unprepared to use their services.
A lawyer and respected real estate veteran is offering a fresh warning for those enlisting the help of family members for a down payment – a word of caution brokers should share with all first-time buyers and, indeed, their parents.
Brokers hoping November’s impressive 5.9 per cent rise in home sales bodes well for the coming winter season may be disappointed, with some suggesting the spike may point to just the opposite.
Smoothwater Capital will participate in a special shareholders meeting for Equity Financial Trust in March with the intention of removing seven of its nine directors and appointing three new ones – including recently ousted Nick Kyprianou.
Customer service is a crucial aspect of mortgage brokering and the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards will reward the individual office who best exemplifies outstanding customer service.
A major broker channel player announced Thursday that it is entering the direct-to-consumer space – under a new brand -- with consumer deposit products, including savings accounts and GICs.
MortgageBrokerNews.ca has tailored this winter’s weather forecast for brokers; what kind of effect will it have on business in Canada’s unique markets?
An especially expensive year for houses doesn't seem to have hampered broker business, with a new study suggesting 2013 will close with prices -- and, indeed, sales -- eclipsing a five-year high.
Do more brokers have their mortgages with a bank or a monoline?