The Big Story: Brokers offering unsecured credit
Brokers may have qualms about unsecured credit and the banks that provide it, but how do they feel about offering those credit cards themselves?
Revamped mortgage rules sent high-ratio refis reeling - CMHC
The new lending rules have all but done away with high-ratio refis, the CMHC reports, confirming what many brokers have been saying for several months now.
RMG ad promotes brokers
RMG Mortgages is another lender stepping to the plate to help promote brokers, placing an ad hawking the benefits of their expert advice in a leading newspaper.
Mauris spearheads anti-bullying program
Police in Port Coquitlam will soon have new powers to deal with bullies, thanks to a program spearheaded by Dominion Lending Centres president Gary Mauris and the city’s mayor, creating B.C.’s first anti-bullying bylaw.
CAAMP knew O'Leary Mortgage's plans says exec
CAAMP knew for weeks that Kevin O'Leary was entering the mortgage business, the head of his new venture told MortgageBrokerNews.ca Friday, at the same time mending fences with mortgage professionals.
Home ownership more affordable but channel sees little action
Despite improving home ownership affordability nationwide, the new lending realities have put less Canadians families under a new roof, according to brokers.
Do you want a credit card with that?
A credit card branded with a broker network’s name? Bad idea, say some brokers, but not John Dearin, he and thousands of others welcomes this latest development.
O'Leary keynote axed
Brokers have spoken, and now CAAMP has listened, announcing Kevin O'Leary has withdrawn plans to address the Mortgage Forum.
DLC nixes sponsorship of O'Leary at CAAMP
Dominion Lending Centres has jettisoned plans to sponsor Kevin O’Leary’s appearance at CAAMP’s upcoming Mortgage Forum, its president citing the Dragon’s new mortgage business and the direct competition posed to brokers.
Don Cherry, Dominion Lending hit the ice for kids' charity
Don Cherry is lending his star power to a brokerage's youth hockey game fundraiser today, an event aimed at raising money for a school meals.