CMAs 2010: Nominees for Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year
Check out the 2010 nominees for the Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year.
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Alternative Broker of the Year
Check out the nominees for the Home Trust award for Alternative Mortgage Broker of the Year.
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Best Individual Newcomer
With our popular vote awards categories announced, we want to tell you about the finalists in the remaining awards slots. Below, check out the nominees for the Genworth Financial Canada award for Best Individual Newcomer.
Consumer complaints about mortgage penalties pile up
The Bank of Canada's record-low interest rates have been in place for almost a year and during that time, consumer complaints about mortgage prepayment and IRD penalties have been steadily rising.
Home affordability toughens, especially in top three cities
The housing market in Vancouver is "uncomfortably hot", according to the latest RBC Housing Affordability Measure, while Toronto and Montreal are on pace to set records due to surging demand.
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Best Customer Service, Employer of Choice
With our popular vote awards categories announced last week, we're moving on to tell you about the nominees in the remaining 12 awards slots. Below, check out the nominees for the Merix Financial award for Best Customer Service (individual office) and the Employer of Choice award.
Former Abode staff to lead new lending operation
Just days after Abode Mortgage announced its permanent closure a few of the lender's former senior staff members are set to take the helm at a new mortgage lending operation called Canadiana Financial Corp.
Canada's mortgage market "boring but effective": IMF
The Canadian residential mortgage market has been "boring, but effective" in recent years, according to International Monetary Fund economist John Kiff.
Guidelines tightened for self-employed borrowers
CMHC is tightening the criteria needed for self-employed borrowers to get mortgage insurance, changes that will come into effect on April 9, according to Canadian Mortgage Trends.
Abode announces permanent closure
After announcing at the end of January that Abode was close to negotiating a deal with a Toronto-based purchaser, the company quietly announced the end has come for its mortgage origination business.