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.
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.