CAAMP news

  • Mortgage brokers appear safe from GST

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Monday that there will be no additional GST on financial services following heated discussion about a new proposed tax policy that appeared in the federal budget earlier this month.

  • Flaherty has no plans to tighten mortgage rules: Globe and Mail

    Following a report in Saturday''s Globe and Mail that banking officials have called for tighter mortgage rules to stave off a housing collapse, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told reporters he does not see signs of a housing bubble in Canada.

  • Keys to growing your business

    Finding a niche and becoming an expert could be one of the most effective ways to grow your business, industry experts said at the annual CAAMP expo in Toronto

  • Was the crisis a good thing?

    If there is anything good to come out of the credit crisis, it's the opportunity to improve broker/lender relations, industry members heard at the annual CAAMP expo in Toronto

  • Lender panel plays it safe at CAAMP

    A panel of lenders at CAAMP's annual conference said they believe mortgage brokers' share of the market will continue to grow, but also emphasized the need for greater efficiency and speculated that volume bonuses could be scaled back over time.

  • Low rates should come with warning, experts say

    Cheap mortgages and the explosive resale housing market have been stirring fears of a housing bubble among economists and real estate experts.

  • Mortgage market rebounding, broker share stable, says CAAMP

    Despite a difficult economic year, CAAMP's latest survey on the residential mortgage market in Canada points to reasons for being optimistic, among them a forecast that total outstanding mortgage credit will surpass the $1 trillion mark in 2010.

  • Privacy matters

    A report of privacy breaches at GTA mortgage brokerages - and an ongoing audit by the federal privacy commissioner - is a reminder that efforts to protect client information should not slip through the cracks

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  • CAAMP awaits new mortgage broker license in Quebec

    New Quebec licensing regulations that differentiate mortgage brokers and real estate brokers (as well as mortgage and real estate agencies) are expected to soon be pre-published for review, according to CAAMP.