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Broker raises issue with RBC's points program
It’s RBC’s points program – and not the recently announced $1,000 cash incentive for realtors who refer clients for a mortgage – that one broker has an issue with.
Verico conference draws a 'full house'
Hundreds of Verico brokers and agents are now wrapping up a three-day conference in Las Vegas, with a roster filled to the brim with professional development but also lender appreciation for the network’s “high rollers.”
Live from the third CMP Mortgage Summit
Live from the third-annual CMP Mortgage Summit in Toronto -- an event focused on upping the game of hundreds of Canadian brokers
Networks prepare brokers for anti-spam law
Networks – and at least one broker association -- are stepping up to help their broker partners prepare for the upcoming anti-spam legislation.
Brokers feel slighted by CAAMP article
A sponsored feature in the Globe and Mail by CAAMP President and CEO Jim Murphy has divided the industry; with brokers who are not AMP-designated feeling snubbed.
CAAMP CEO extolls benefits of AMP in national paper
CAAMP CEO, Jim Murphy, is using a column in the country’s leading national newspaper to hawk the benefits of using brokers but more specifically – and more controversially – those of AMPs.
O'Leary Mortgages surrenders FSCO license
Less than a year since its official launch, O’Leary Mortgages has surrendered its FSCO license effective March 31.
Commercial experts give advice
REMIC is offering a course on commercial mortgage brokering and MortgageBrokerNews.ca spoke with two of this year’s top-ten commercial brokers to get their advice for brokers interested in adding this increasingly lucrative business to their practice.
Brokers call for CAAMP membership rule change
Industry players are calling for CAAMP to change a membership rule blocking individual brokers unless all their team signs up too.