Lenders should offer LEMs, says broker
The popularity and success of Location Efficient Mortgages in the United States could be applied to major urban centres like Toronto, says one broker, and lenders north of the border could easily include it as one of their mortgage products
DLC scoring clients with playoff pool
DLC opened registration for its NHL playoff hockey pool Monday, and it is proving a useful tool for engaging clients and bringing in new customers.
More than a sporting chance
The sports field is an excellent training ground for brokers, and the ruck-ready world of rugby has well prepared Michael James.
Helping people is in his blood
MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
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.
Brokers use Flaherty to promote low rate
With tongue firmly planted in cheek, one brokerage is using a photo of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to help promote its 2.79 per cent 5-year fixed mortgage with the caption “This rate is too low for the Canadian people.”
Budget targets bulk mortgages
Thursday’s federal budget could have been a lot worse, say some brokers while others are anxious about any potential fallout for BFS clients and monolines.
Regulations, affordability hampering Gen Y buyers
Regulatory hurdles and affordability are the major barriers to Generation Y to jumping into the housing market, says a recent Royal LePage survey.
Broker a finalist in Kraft Canada hockey
Don Stoddart is always looking for business – but this weekend, he is also looking for votes.
Low rates, B lenders feed broker success
A faith in rates and a thriving B lender channel is keeping a good slice of the pie available to mortgage brokers, says Joe Walsh.