Centum Financial Group announces new CEO
Centum Financial Group announced Tuesday the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer.
The Big Story: Brokers vs Banks
Brokers are increasingly squaring off against their nemesis the mortgage specialist in the fight to win renewals, with banks upping their efforts to retain that business. But should brokers give up or is there a smarter way to win this bout of the rate wars?
The Big Story: The Mortgage Summit 2013
Here's the highlights of the 2nd-annual Mortgage Summit, powered by CMP and bringing together more than 500 industry players for two days of professional development and networking.
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.
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.
Centum enhances professional training for agents
Centum Financial becomes the latest broker network to up its professional development game, choosing industry trainer REMIC to help its agents expand their knowledge base as the market makes it tougher to nail down originations.
Superbrokers: Growing through Technology
CMP recently polled national broker networks across Canada to uncover what they offer their brokers – everything from compensation to training to ancillary services. Here are the results
The Pros and Cons of Broker Hubs
As lenders increase their minimum volume requirements and efficiency ratios, mortgage brokers are pooling their office deals to take advantage of favourable fees and to continue their relationship with preferred lenders. Gina Monaco takes a look at the pros and cons of this growing trend.