Brokers pleased with Poloz as BoC governor
Brokers are giving a thumbs-up to the appointment of Stephen Poloz as Canada’s next governor of the Bank of Canada.
CMP releases complete list of nominees
CMP magazine is sharing all of candidates for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, the most exhaustive and representative list in the awards’ celebrated history.
Keep calm and broker on
Here, according to leading broker network execs, is what the new mortgage rules mean for mortgage professionals
Reaching new heights
It’s a message that reverberated from one end of The Mortgage Summit to the other, with speaker after speaker calling on brokers to choose sides – are you focused on service or rates?
Time for brokers to choose: Mortgage Summit panelists
It’s a message that reverberated from one end of the Mortgage Summit to the next Thursday, with speaker after speaker calling on brokers to choose sides – are you focused on service or rates?
Finalists for Canadian Mortgage Awards broker/brokerage categories announced
As the 2012 Canadian Mortgage Awards wind down on June 1, there may be some familiar names headed to the podium to accept the Broker, Brokerage and National Broker Network of the year awards.
Canadian Mortgage Awards names first group of finalists
It’s that time of year again – time for the finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Awards to be announced.
The Big Story: What should Flaherty do?
It’s no surprise that this year’s federal budget is focused on reducing debt. But it’s not just their debt that concerns Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. With Canadian household debt continuing to rise and home prices slowing, but not dropping, some have predicted that the government will tinker with mortgage rules for the third year in a row and lower the maximum amortization period. Not surprisingly, most brokers disagree with this option. MortgageBrokerNews caught up with some brokers at the Centum inaugural conference – VISION 2012 – held in Toronto. This week we spoke to Enza Venuto, Paul Therien, Karim Talib, Aniruddh Raol and Jimmy Hansra. Find out on today’s The Big Story, on MortgageBrokerNews.ca TV, your home for industry news, opinion and analysis.
Trainer: Industry not doing enough to attract talent
Enrolment numbers for a program focused on training new agents may be a wakeup call for an industry fighting to grow market share, said its developer.
Centum: Broker workshop to focus on consumer debt
Runaway consumer debt: It’s not just the federal government’s concern, but also the focus of a mortgage workshop for brokers – set for Vancouver this fall and focused on ensuring brokers extend their utility beyond the transaction, say sponsors.