Tough Vancouver market has broker unsure if he’ll crack Top 75 list again
Making the CMP Top 75 is an accolade in and of itself – but a tough Vancouver market has only heightened that honour, say industry players looking to repeat their performance.
Top brokers find success going back to basics
Many of the candidates aspiring to be CMP Top 75 brokers have gone back to the basics, with an emphasis on sales and not sidelines.
Trithart's journey began as a teller
MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the Canadian Mortgage Awards Friday at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
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.
DLC scoring clients with playoff pool
DLC opened registration for its NHL playoff hockey pool Monday, and it is proving a useful tool for engaging clients and bringing in new customers.
Helping people is in his blood
MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
Unsecured debt hurting mortgage industry
A recent CIBC survey showing the average homeowner expects to take an extra two years to pay off mortgage debt is the direct result of unfettered access for unsecured credit, say brokers, renewing calls for government action.
MCAP, brokers pay it forward in New Orleans
A trip to New Orleans usually means partying in the French Quarter and Mardi Gras – but for brokers attending MCAP’s Habitat for Humanity summit this week, it was about paying it forward.
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.
Broker: clients need 24 hours to read fine print
If a home is the biggest purchase clients will ever make, they should at least be given a chance to read the documents they’re asked to sign, says one industry veteran, pegging that interval at 24 hours.