CAAMP news

  • Newspaper supplement causes broker confusion

    CAAMP is setting the record straight about its contribution to a mortgage advertising supplement in last Wednesday’s Globe and Mail, answering member confusion about who, in fact, paid for it.

  • Déjà vu: Another RBC mortgage specialist riles brokers

    Controversial statements from another RBC mortgage specialist have now resurfaced – again in B.C. and again attracting broker ire.

  • RBC to brokers: We apologize

    With multiple statements, RBC moved to distance itself from the controversial flyer of one of its mobile mortgage specialists – apologizing for its unflattering and inaccurate depiction of brokers.

  • Controversial document infuriates brokers

    Them’s fighting words: A document from an RBC employee outlining the differences between mortgage brokers and specialists is drawing the ire of brokers – charging it mischaracterizes their work, their qualifications and their motives.

  • MCAP going after the Big Five

    Mortgage lender MCAP is taking direct aim at the big banks, with bonuses for brokers bringing in clients who would otherwise renew or refinance with the Big Five.

  • Security Breach: What brokers are doing to guard their clients' privacy

    In the wake of client privacy breaches of mortgage brokers a few years ago, the industry has improved security measures. John Tenpenny found out what some brokerages and brokers are doing to ensure the personal information of mortgage broker clients isn’t compromised

  • The rise and fall of mortgage rates

    Research released by the Bank of Canada Thursday, not surprisingly suggests that Canada’s largest banks are slow to pass on cuts in the Bank of Canada’s policy interest rate.

  • 2011: The Road Ahead

    Consumer awareness and confidence in brokers, broker-lender relationships and the threat from government of more mortgage rules are some of the issues John Tenpenny heard about when talking with prominent industry members

  • CAAMP says mortgage fears are exaggerated

    A new study released by CAAMP concludes that very few Canadians face unaffordable increases in mortgage costs and Canadian lending criteria are already tight.

  • Brokers react to latest mortgage industry research

    The latest research on the broker industry from Maritz Canada for CAAMP, revealed some interesting facts about brokers and their relationships with consumers and lenders.