Nominations open for CMA 2013
Nominations have started pouring in this week for the 2013 Canadian Mortgage Awards, which are primed to surpass previous celebrations with newly invigorated categories.
Mauris spearheads anti-bullying program
Police in Port Coquitlam will soon have new powers to deal with bullies, thanks to a program spearheaded by Dominion Lending Centres president Gary Mauris and the city’s mayor, creating B.C.’s first anti-bullying bylaw.
Softer resale market forecast for Quebec
Brokers in Quebec may have to temper their cheer for the New Year as economic conditions are likely to hold back the resale market in 2013, according to CMHC’s latest report.
Compression challenges industry investment, says national brokerage head
Vancouver – The ability of Canada’s largest broker networks to lead the way through an increasingly murky market may be challenged by growing "compression," TMG partner Grant Thomas told brokers at the CAAMP Forum Monday.
New products, revamped SLA to fast track Bridgewater Bank deals
Bridgewater Bank promises to speed up deals for brokers with three new products and an overhauled service level agreement which will launch early next year.
Verico adds six new firms as originations rise in Q4
Vancouver - VERICO formally welcomed six new companies into its fold.
Street simplifies Loyalty program
Vancouver, B.C. - Mortgage Forum. Street Capital revealed more details about changes to its Loyalty program announced last week, specifically removing any mortgage restrictions tied to trailer fee commissions.
CAAMP knew O'Leary Mortgage's plans says exec
CAAMP knew for weeks that Kevin O'Leary was entering the mortgage business, the head of his new venture told MortgageBrokerNews.ca Friday, at the same time mending fences with mortgage professionals.
Home ownership more affordable but channel sees little action
Despite improving home ownership affordability nationwide, the new lending realities have put less Canadians families under a new roof, according to brokers.
BOC chief moves to Bank of England
Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney, credited for steering the country’s monetary policy through the recession, is leaving his post to head the Bank of England.