DLC nixes sponsorship of O'Leary at CAAMP
Dominion Lending Centres has jettisoned plans to sponsor Kevin O’Leary’s appearance at CAAMP’s upcoming Mortgage Forum, its president citing the Dragon’s new mortgage business and the direct competition posed to brokers.
MorWEB deals set to challenge Expert
MorWeb is revving up to give Expert a better run for its money, the company behind the mortgage platform announcing revised deals with two of the channel’s biggest lenders.
Don Cherry, Dominion Lending hit the ice for kids' charity
Don Cherry is lending his star power to a brokerage's youth hockey game fundraiser today, an event aimed at raising money for a school meals.
Broker’s marketing campaign offers borrowers $1,000
In a creative and hopefully lucrative promo set to launch later this month, one mortgage broker proposes to hand out $1,000 to borrowers who present him with a mortgage offer he simply cannot better.
Brokers at par with banks on new mortgages - CAAMP.
Broker gripes aside, the new mortgage rules may have helped them grow market share, with CAAMP’s latest report suggesting brokers are now even Stephen with banks in terms of new mortgage originations.
Majority of Canadians managing mortgages well
More than two thirds of Canadians are “comfortable with their debt” and are able to pay down their mortgages, suggesting that the stringent lending rules introduced by the government this summer may have been unnecessary, according the annual report released by CAAMP this week.
Alternative lender boosts securitization and broker options
Equitable Trust says it aims to ramp up mortgage securitization in 2013 using “a new tool” that could ultimately expand options for brokers and their clients across the sector.
Sources: O'Leary to create white label
Sources are telling MortgageBrokerNews.ca more about Kevin O’leary’s foray into the industry, suggesting he'll brand a white-label product offered by a leading mortgage servicing company then use his name and an advertising campaign to generate leads -- leads meant to bypass brokers.
'Rate-less' website pays off
A year after he decided to remove rate charts from his website in favour of “more quality content," a Vancouver broker is billing his increased traffic as proof of a winning strategy.
Verico partners with Brian Tracy for new broker webinar
Verico is poised to launch business development webinars with motivational speaker Brian Tracy, aimed at pushing its mortgage professionals forward, even as the market falls back.