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.
Brokers win Dragons' endorsement
As expected, the Dragons breathed fire and the brokers braved it, with the Dragons fighting among themselves for a piece of the action.
DLC quantifies Super Bowl ad success
Dominion Lending Centres just released its 2013 spring advertising fund update, and the numbers from that Super Bowl commercial appear to be, well, super.
Brave brokers enter the Dragons' Den
Dragons’ Den on CBC will welcome DLC’s Jay Seabrook and Kevin Cochran this Sunday, pitching their already successful EnRICHed Academy tutorial package.
Network uses Home Show to build brand, broker awareness
Gary Mauris is billing Dominion Lending Centres’s sponsorship of three of the largest home shows in Canada as a profile boost for all brokers, and not just his members.
DLC broker to other networks : Advertise!
One DLC broker feels everyone in the channel won with those Super Bowl ads and is asking other broker networks to step up with their own consumer-focused advertising meant to lift the profile of mortgage professionals.
DLC Super-sizes its advertising
Brokers and marketing experts, alike, are now trying to gauge the impact of Dominion Lending Centre’s Super Bowl ads.