• Brave brokers enter the Dragons' Den by Donald Horne | 12 Feb 2013

    Dragons’ Den on CBC will welcome DLC’s Jay Seabrook and Kevin Cochran this Sunday, pitching their already successful EnRICHed Academy tutorial package. read more

  • Brokers bristle at rate hike talk by Donald Horne | 12 Feb 2013

    An interest rate hike hinted at by the Bank of Canada to combat personal debt and an overheated housing market would hurt, not help, the economy, a leading broker told read more

  • MBN article hits broker sore spot by Donald Horne | 12 Feb 2013

    Ouch! A article profiling Realtors who expect to be paid for the referrals they send brokers hit a sore spot with readers Monday. read more

  • Realtors: Broker-paid referrals 'appropriate' by Donald Horne | 11 Feb 2013

    Objections aside, paid referral fees are nothing but quid pro quo for business passed along to mortgage brokers, argue Realtors. read more

  • Street Capital sweetens stated-income program by Donald Horne | 11 Feb 2013

    Street Capital’s revamp of its stated-income program to eliminate a rate surcharge, accept commission income as employment type and include all the features and flexibility of its regular mortgages is being welcomed by brokers looking to satisfy BFS clients. read more

  • Mortgage specialists push into broker channel by Vernon Clement Jones | 11 Feb 2013

    The push to "unionize" mortgage specialists in one of the country’s largest markets is fueling a migration to brokering, according to one industry vet, identifying commission cuts as the driving force behind the defections. read more

  • New lender launches this month by Donald Horne | 08 Feb 2013

    When CMLS launches its single-family residential lending division at the end of the month, it will have what CEO Chris Brossard calls “a national reach from a regional perspective.” read more

  • Job losses threaten spring market by Vernon Clement Jones | 08 Feb 2013

    The nearly 22,000 jobs Canada lost in January have resurrected fears of an economic slowdown large enough to scuttle the all-important spring market. read more

  • Network uses Home Show to build brand, broker awareness by Donald Horne | 08 Feb 2013

    Gary Mauris is billing Dominion Lending Centres’s sponsorship of three of the largest home shows in Canada as a profile boost for all brokers, and not just his members. read more

  • Genworth 'bulks up' in Q4 by Donald Horne | 07 Feb 2013

    Fourth quarter earnings show Genworth is bullish on bulk insurance – and that’s great news for brokers trying to satisfy self-employed clients. read more