Will the rule changes imperil the future health of housing market?
A lawyer and respected real estate veteran is offering a fresh warning for those enlisting the help of family members for a down payment – a word of caution brokers should share with all first-time buyers and, indeed, their parents.
Brokers hoping November’s impressive 5.9 per cent rise in home sales bodes well for the coming winter season may be disappointed, with some suggesting the spike may point to just the opposite.
Smoothwater Capital will participate in a special shareholders meeting for Equity Financial Trust in March with the intention of removing seven of its nine directors and appointing three new ones – including recently ousted Nick Kyprianou.
Customer service is a crucial aspect of mortgage brokering and the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards will reward the individual office who best exemplifies outstanding customer service.
A major broker channel player announced Thursday that it is entering the direct-to-consumer space – under a new brand -- with consumer deposit products, including savings accounts and GICs.
MortgageBrokerNews.ca has tailored this winter’s weather forecast for brokers; what kind of effect will it have on business in Canada’s unique markets?
An especially expensive year for houses doesn't seem to have hampered broker business, with a new study suggesting 2013 will close with prices -- and, indeed, sales -- eclipsing a five-year high.
Do more brokers have their mortgages with a bank or a monoline?
Debate has ensued about whether the broker channel should welcome laid off-bank employees, with some brokers believing those who failed to make the cut there will make second-rate agents here.
Mortgage Alliance isn't the only brokerage to land a huge catch from the big bank pond, with another major player now reporting its own coup courtesy of RBC.