Former bank employees find new home in broker industry
Former bank employees continue to flock to the mortgage broker industry, with the latest defectors finding a new home with Canada’s largest broker network after gaining experience with a rival network for a year.
CMA Standouts: Tracy Valko
Tracy Valko may have started on the “other side” in 1999 when she joined MCAP in the mortgage retention department and underwriting for ING Direct, but in 2003 she joined the brokerage side to become an independent broker in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.
Canada's top 75 Brokers : Collin Bruce
It took a few years, but Collin Bruce has finally made his way to the top of the mountain and captured the No. 1 spot on CMP’s Top 75 Brokers list after being in the Top Five each of the last three years.
Last chance for Mortgage Summit tickets
Sometimes you get to encounter situations where you have a potential deal with a client and you know that it's almost good as sold. But then, the unexpected happens where the client starts to lose interest in the deal, especially if they think they found a better deal somewhere else. How do you deal with these kinds of situations?
Networks to crack down on brokers' side businesses?
The case of a recently deceased mortgage broker who is accused of committing fraud may trigger a shift among broker networks when it comes to allowing its brokers to operate independent MICs.
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.
Best internet presence and best branding announced
Brokers active on the internet have been campaigning for weeks, asking for votes in the best internet presence category and today we reveal the finalists.
CMP announces finalists for brokerage of the year, network of the year
The superbrokers are well represented in the mortgage brokerage of the year categories but which will emerge as the victor and be crowned the National Broker Network of the Year?
Mortgage Brokerage of the Year finalists announced
This may be the one most brokers have been waiting for: CMP releases its finalists for the broker of the year awards.
Newcomers to be honoured at CMAs
The mortgage broker industry has its fair share of regular faces; the old guard who have been leaders for years. Each year, however, a new crop of up-and-coming, ambitious professionals emerge and some of them will take home Canadian Mortgage Awards for their efforts. These are our finalists in a number of “newcomer” categories.