Broker network at the Oscars
One leading broker network placed TV ads during the season’s two biggest events and the numbers of both campaigns are in; suggesting sports fans may continue to represent a market most keen for the message.
Women underrepresented in mortgage industry?
More than half of poll participants in a recent BMO Wealth Management survey believe women face a ‘glass ceiling’ in the financial services industry and one broker believes the same applies to mortgage brokers.
Deceased broker remembered
The mortgage broker industry has lost one of its own, following the death of Mike McGraw of Dominion Lending Centres who passed away on February 16 at the age of 53.
Mortgage Broker News Hot List 2014
The New Year brings a fresh start for everyone, including those in the mortgage broker industry. 2013 saw industry players continually jockeying with the previous year’s mortgage rule changes – and the ever-present threat of further action – but it’s fair to say most endured the frustration and emerged relatively unscathed.
MBN Hot list 2014: Gary Mauris
Gary Mauris's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
Small brokerages to struggle in 2014?
One local player -- who expects indirect help from the big networks -- is optimistic about the year ahead, despite a forecast that smaller brokerages will struggle in 2014.
MBN Hot list 2014: Collin Bruce
Collin Bruce's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
Broker frustrated by auditing double standard
One broker is frustrated by what he perceives to be a double standard when it comes to how brokers are audited compared to their banking counterparts.
Network head: Alternative lending key to success
Brokers prepared to dismiss B and C lending may be handicapped in 2014, with one major network head suggesting those brokers who embrace alternative lending will find themselves at the head of the pack.
Grow-op registry proposed
Brokers and Realtors rarely agree but on this they may, with the Association of Saskatchewan Realtors calling for a registry for former drug houses.