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.
Alberta floods cause lender apprehension
Brokers in Alberta may be feeling the pinch, with last summer’s severe floods leaving some lenders apprehensive about lending in certain areas.
Broker Network at the Super Bowl?
If you watched the Superbowl you probably noticed DLC’s ads -- certainly consumers did, according to the broker network.
Broker: Deals require more planning to protect efficiency ratios
The push to efficiencies has slowed file processing down, with brokers having to more carefully plan and execute each deal before they even begin the paperwork.
Broker doubts AMP changes are sufficient
Disaffected brokers are now mulling over a seismic change to the AMP designation, although some doubt the plan is enough to bring them back into the fold – even with the promise of an exclusive certification.
Broker scores at trade shows
These potential clients may have more pressing things to worry about than mortgages, but one broker is using a unique strategy to get before those consumers as they prepare to make a life-altering change..
Equifax report frustrates broker
One broker is frustrated by negative Equifax reports that he believes aren’t a true indication of clients’ credit health.
Should regulators focus more on unsecured debt?
New data on consumer debt has dredged up an old broker gripe: Regulators need to rein in the availability of unsecured debt and leave mortgage spending alone.