• ING’s broker links could hamper sale by Nestor Arellano | 15 Aug 2012

    As attractive as ING Direct Canada may be to prospective buyers, its use of brokers will likely deter the biggest of those suitors, according to one analyst. read more

  • Cross selling bolsters client retention by Nestor Arellano | 15 Aug 2012

    A broker now selling insurance to boost his product mix says it has also strengthened his hold on clients. read more

  • 'Good news' for B.C. brokers by MBN | 15 Aug 2012

    It’s not exactly good news, but for struggling B.C. brokers, it comes close. read more

  • Fence-sitters in no rush to buy by Nestor Arellano | 14 Aug 2012

    Brokers are facing a growing number of pre-approvals as clients wait on a price correction, which, according to CMHC’s latest report, is unlikely to materialize. read more

  • HomEquity ups its broker referral compensation by Nestor Arellano | 14 Aug 2012

    In the face of increased competition from conventional lenders, HomEquity Bank has bumped up its broker referral fees by 30 per cent. read more

  • Low-rate competition turns broker heads by Vernon Clement Jones | 14 Aug 2012

    The country’s leading provider of reverse mortgages is blaming low-rate conventional loans for its 18-per-cent slip in originations during Q2. read more

  • CMHC sees moderate slowdown for 2013 by Nestor Arellano | 14 Aug 2012

    On the heels of a bank report predicting a significant slump, the CMHC now foresees only a “moderate slowdown” in the housing market for the rest of this year and next. read more

  • MAC brokers win GIC referrals by Nestor Arellano | 13 Aug 2012

    Mortgage Alliance is now widening the revenue stream of its brokers and agents, winning them GIC referral opportunities with a major lender. read more

  • Mortgage rules roil stock market by Vernon Clement Jones | 13 Aug 2012

    The aftershocks of the country’s new mortgage rules may extend well beyond the housing market and to Bay Street, according to market analysts reviewing the performance of the S&P/TSX. read more

  • Equitable Trust sees originations spike by MBN | 13 Aug 2012

    Equitable Trust experienced an originations rush in the second quarter, with new single-family mortgages up 65 per cent over the same period last year. read more