News

  • Still at the office, even on vacation by CMP | 19 Apr 2013

    MortgageBrokerNews.ca is continuing its series of features on finalists for Broker of the Year, with a look at Bill Harries, a proud MCC broker who's always within reach for his clients, even when he's on vacation. read more

  • Brokerages demanding more-experienced agents by Vernon Clement Jones | 18 Apr 2013

    Your rise up the corporate ladder may just have become steeper. New agents are increasingly finding brokerages that demand nothing less than two or three years’ experience. read more

  • 'Mortgage loan growth' to get cut in half, say analysts by Vernon Clement Jones | 18 Apr 2013

    In terms of competition, brokers, you ain’t seen nothing yet. RBC is now forecasting mortgage loan growth will get cut in half over the next two years compared to last year’s 5.4 per cent. read more

  • Lenders using conferences to win face time by Donald Horne | 18 Apr 2013

    The opportunity to mix and mingle with brokers at industry conferences such as The Mortgage Summit is increasingly important for lenders opting to go it alone without BDMs. read more

  • MorWEB/OTTO partnership takes brokers into the cloud by Donald Horne | 17 Apr 2013

    When Marlborough Stirling went looking to improve its broker sales platform, MorWEB, the answer was written in the stars – or rather the cloud. read more

  • It is all about the effort by CMP | 17 Apr 2013

    MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto. read more

  • Credit Suisse scandal reinforces lending reticence by Donald Horne | 17 Apr 2013

    A guilty plea entered by a former Credit Suisse Group AG trader relating to the alleged inflation of U.S. subprime mortgage bond prices only reinforces reluctance among Canadian lenders, and that is unwarranted, says one broker. read more

  • CRA clampdown highlights broker value-add by Donald Horne | 16 Apr 2013

    The recent Canada Revenue Agency interest in people claiming their condos as homes instead of investment properties is long overdue, says one mortgage broker, also suggesting the crackdown illustrates the role brokers can play. read more

  • DLC scoring clients with playoff pool by Donald Horne | 16 Apr 2013

    DLC opened registration for its NHL playoff hockey pool Monday, and it is proving a useful tool for engaging clients and bringing in new customers. read more

  • Brokering isn't a job - but a passion by CMP | 16 Apr 2013

    MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto. read more