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  • CMAs 2010: Nominees for Lender Underwriter categories

    The 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards are less than two months away -- here are the nominees for the CMHC award for Best Lender Underwriter and the award for Best Newcomer - Lender Underwriter.

  • CMAs 2010: Nominees for Lender BDM categories

    We'd like to introduce our popular vote campaign, where our readers will get to help choose the winners in eight categories through an online voting system. We're asking you to pick who you think deserves to win and the results will be given to the judges to help them make the final decision.

  • Federal budget cuts IMPP, standardizes prepayment disclosure

    The latest federal budget included moves that will affect the mortgage industry, including new regulations to standardize mortgage prepayment disclosure and the elimination of the Insured Mortgage Purchase Program.

  • Credit report analyzer launches through MorWeb

    Marlborough Stirling launched the anticipated American-made credit score analyzer Scoremaker to MorWeb users last night and said it's been met with a big response so far.

  • Interest rate stays put as speculation continues

    The Bank of Canada's plan to maintain the overnight rate has been spot-on for the past 11 months, but there is speculation the trend could be ending soon.

  • CMAs 2010: meet the judges

    Like every year, CMP asks a number of industry representatives with a broad range of backgrounds to judge the Canadian Mortgage Awards. We feel this leaves the results in the hands of those who know the industry best, as well as makes the process as transparent as possible. Read on to see who is judging this year.

  • CMAs 2010: Nominees for Best Internet Presence

    The 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards are less than two months away and we've just finished finalizing all the nominees. Each category will be posted online throughout the month of March (the full list will be published in the next issue of CMP), so be sure to check back often for the most up-to-date awards information.

  • CMA finalists to be announced online

    After sorting through more than 700 nominations, the finalists for the 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards have been confirmed and will be announced on mortgagebrokernews.ca starting Friday.

  • Will the Insured Mortgage Purchase Program continue?

    With reports the federal government will cut a number of its initiatives aimed to help banks through the financial crisis in next week's budget, there is talk about whether the $125-billion Insured Mortgage Purchase Program will continue.

  • More homes to fit multi-generations under one roof: U.S. survey

    Facing increasingly difficult financial and housing situations, more and more Americans have been combining multi-generations under one roof, according to a new survey.