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  • myNext takes on new name

    A rose by any other name is just as sweet, but does the same apply to a lender?

  • Part-timer defends the controversial practice

    A seasoned broker – now a part-timer – is defending that choice, challenging mortgage professionals who argue the industry has no place for him and a growing number of others.

  • AMBA & IMBA partnership aims to better market brokers

    AMBA and IMBA have come together in a partnership to strengthen support and educational opportunities for their members – but also with the potential to better market mortgage brokers.

  • CAAMP director answers criticism of board makeup

    One of only a handful of active brokers on CAAMP’s board of directors is chalking up the limited representation to name recognition challenges and brokers themselves – often reluctance to take time away from their businesses.

  • CAAMP's new Board of Directors announced

    CAAMP’s board of directors now includes two more practicing brokers, with the association introducing a total of six new directors at its annual general meeting in Niagara Falls Thursday.

  • AMP membership jumps

    Broker beefs aside, CAAMP realized a whopping 10 per cent jump in AMP memberships during its last fiscal year, according to data released this week.

  • Brokers: Lenders, cut us some slack

    A seasoned broker is encouraging channel lenders to relax their minimum volume requirements in the short-term, a way of helping an industry struggling to maintain originations even as the Canadian market cools.

  • Brokers: Time for mono-lines to eat refi fees

    It’s increasingly apparent all mono-lines will have little choice but to cover legal and appraisal costs for refis, argue leading Toronto agents, billing it as essential to satisfying clients – now inundated with no-fee offers from the banks.

  • Brokers head into growing market

    Brokers looking for a little more elbow room than their slow but competitive markets allow are now setting their sights on the province expected to lead economic growth this year.

  • Brokers wary of TD consolidation

    TD has moved to consolidate BDM services for its prime and alternative lending divisions – something brokers are worried could cost them future business.