Brokers channel pumps $1.2 million into charity
Growing originations wasn't the only focus of brokers this year, with their collective efforts for charity surpassing last year's grit, determination and, indeed, generosity.
The Big Story: Broker welcomes O'Leary
Brokers have registered a number of concerns about Kevin O`Leary`s business model. Still, some think he may help brokers, reports Jemima Codrington, from Toronto.
Gooo, brokers! A pep talk for 2013
Here’s a pep talk for 2013 guaranteed to banish any broker’s self-doubts and market fears
The Big Story: Brokers endorse Emili
Brokers say consumers and lenders benefit from Emili despite criticisms that CMHC`s automated system routinely overvalues properties.
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.