• ING: Collateral charges are all about 'simplicity & savings' by Vernon Clement Jones | 06 Dec 2011

    ING’s decision to register all mortgages as collateral charge boils down to just two things, its VP of lending told Savings and simplicity. read more

  • Brokerage head: Buy-downs don't work in this market by Vernon Clement Jones | 06 Dec 2011

    The growing number of high-volume brokers expanding into this market may ultimately have to abandon their buy-down strategy, said a veteran now speaking from personal experience. read more

  • Central Bank leaves interest rate untouched by | 06 Dec 2011

    Uncertainty about the world economy, especially the crisis in Europe, left little choice for the Bank of Canada, but to leave its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent – the 10th consecutive meeting the Bank has left the rate alone. read more

  • Jessica Holmes returns to host 2012 Canadian Mortgage Awards by | 05 Dec 2011

    After bringing down the house in 2010, Canadian comedian Jessica Holmes returns to host the 2012 Canadian Mortgage Awards, sponsored by Home Trust, Friday, June 1 at The Carlu in Toronto read more

  • ING Direct goes collateral charge by Vernon Clement Jones | 05 Dec 2011 has learned that ING Direct will move this month to register all new mortgages as collateral charge, following on the heels of TD and other lenders. read more

  • Vancouver home sales declince by | 05 Dec 2011

    For doubters of the perpetually rising Vancouver real estate prices the past few years, a decline in November sales may be one of the first cracks in the market's strength. read more

  • TD: LTVs for Alberta soar above Ontario, B.C. by Vernon Clement Jones | 05 Dec 2011

    TD's fourth quarter saw the average loan-to-value for Alberta outpaced the rest of the country, as brokers helped the bank pull in $73 billion in new business. read more

  • MCAP: ResMor mortgage team to stick around by Vernon Clement Jones | 02 Dec 2011

    MCAP is planning to hang onto the “vast majority” of ResMor’s residential mortgage team – its VP of communications suggesting that should give the lender an in with brokers loyal to the departing channel member. read more

  • New courses offer brokers home knowledge by | 02 Dec 2011

    For brokers wanting to learn a little more about the homes they help get mortgages for, a new education series is being offered through CAAMP by a leading home inspection consulting firm. read more

  • MCAP to acquire ResMor mortgage book by | 01 Dec 2011

    MCAP has announced an agreement to acquire the residential mortgage operations and certain related assets of ResMor Trust Company. read more