Kanetix buys RateSupermarket
Brokers may not like it, but this is the reality of the industry today.
Broker channel brokerages, networks and lenders clinch Profit 500 spots
The broker channel roared its way to its best-ever showing on the PROFIT 500 list, with both individual brokerages and networks claiming spots on the ranking of Canada’s fastest-Growing companies.
CMP owner wins Profit 500 spot
Here’s one for the record books, with a traditional media outlet -- the publisher of CMP and MortgageBrokerNews.ca -- earning a spot on the PROFIT 500 list of Canada’s Fasting-Growing Companies.
Another high-level CMHC staffer gone
Marc McInnis, the VP of insurance underwriting, servicing and policy for CMHC has stepped down, with no reason given.
Lenders slowly returning to southwest Ontario
When the recession hit, brokers turned to the B lenders to bridge the gap during the lean years.
CMHC's requiem for refis?
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.
CMHC declines raise underwriting questions
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.
Alice Chan & MA part ways
After almost seven years as senior VP, Alice Chan and Mortgage Architects have parted ways.
Internet-savvy consumers question need for brokers
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.
Not paying taxes bad advice, brokers agree
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.