Latest news

  • Two brokers teach public about financial literacy

    A father and daughter mortgage team is giving back to the community by teaching financial literacy to entire families.

  • Big things on the horizon for O'Leary Mortgages?

    O’Leary Mortgages is mum on how the business is faring in the choppy waters of the current market other than to suggest it will make big waves of its own in 2014.

  • Broker fears particular rule change

    Brokers are fearing further mortgage rule changes, especially any that would disrupt the flow of “cheap" but increasingly necessary money into the market.

  • Leadership event for female brokers

    One industry player has organized an event to help inspire and motivate tomorrow’s female leaders with her second BC Women in Mortgages Leadership Event, set to take place on February 3.

  • CMHC appoints former banker

    The minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Jason Kenney, announced today that Evan Siddall has been appointed president and chief executive officer of CMHC for a five-year term effective January 1.

  • Broker: gift letters good for the market

    Brokers fear any further mortgage rule change, but especially any tweak that would close the taps on an increasingly important source of "cheap money" for clients.

  • Brokers play golf for charity

    With their individual charity efforts, two members of a large superbroker score a hole in one for the less fortunate.

  • Bank economists on 2014

    Bank economists are offering new forecasts for 2014 that may force brokers to check their optimism at the door – before entering the new year.

  • Syndicated mortgages gaining popularity

    FDS Broker Services announced Thursday that it recently reached the milestone of funding $100 million in Fortress Real Capital syndicated mortgages.

  • Canada's mortgage book improving

    New CMHC data revealing the improved quality of Canada’s mortgage book may encourage brokers to tell both Jim Flaherty and Julie Dickson “I told you so” for even suggesting further tightening.