News

  • Calgary lures brokers by Vernon Clement Jones | 02 Oct 2012

    Early signs Calgary will continue to lead the national pack in home sales activity is poised to reignite broker interest in that market. read more

  • Switching FirstLine clients given run-around by Nestor Arellano | 01 Oct 2012

    Brokers are worried that their FirstLine clients may be getting the run-around when they attempt to switch to any lender other than CIBC. read more

  • Broker gets 3 years for fraud by Nestor Arellano | 01 Oct 2012

    The Fredericton Provincial Court has now sentenced a New Brunswick mortgage broker to three years in prison for mortgage fraud. read more

  • What would you do if you had this client? by Nestor Arellano | 29 Sep 2012

    CMHC is at it again – or is that co-ops that are at it again. read more

  • Lender streamlines underwriting by Nestor Arellano | 28 Sep 2012

    Brokers partnering with Bridgewater Bank should soon find their deals course through the pipeline even faster as the lender updates its underwriting process, all with an eye to boosting efficiency. read more

  • Is it time to regulate road reps? by | 27 Sep 2012

    Should bank road reps come under industry regulation? read more

  • Don Cherry renews contract with team DLC by Nestor Arellano | 27 Sep 2012

    The hockey season may still be up in the air, but the sport’s real star, Don Cherry, has re-signed with team Dominion Lending Centres. read more

  • B lenders losing appetite for BFS by Nestor Arellano | 25 Sep 2012

    Paydays for BFS deals are fewer and farther between, as lender demands for paperwork in some cases doubles the wait time for brokers and borrowers alike. read more

  • Regulator weighs in on ethical online issue by Nestor Arellano | 25 Sep 2012

    Even if you are not a CAAMP member, it’s more and more likely that you’ll be subjected to the same rules governing the Internet protocol of its members. read more

  • Banks hurt by slower new home sales by MBN | 25 Sep 2012

    August in Toronto was the slowest month in more than two years for new home sales, according to numbers released Monday and hinting at the effects of tighter mortgage rules. Still, it's one segment of the market brokers aren't too worried about, given historically low penetration rates with new construction. read more