Equitable news

  • Alternative lender boosts securitization and broker options

    Equitable Trust says it aims to ramp up mortgage securitization in 2013 using “a new tool” that could ultimately expand options for brokers and their clients across the sector.

  • Equitable Trust solves the securitization riddle

    Equitable Trust solves the securitization riddle

  • Mortgage broker course gets low marks

    Mortgage broker education in Ontario has devolved to a series of subjects focused on developing administrative proficiency rather than beefing up brokering skills, according to a mortgage professional and instructor for the provincially mandated course.

  • Equitable Trust sees originations spike

    Equitable Trust experienced an originations rush in the second quarter, with new single-family mortgages up 65 per cent over the same period last year.

  • Reaching new heights

    It’s a message that reverberated from one end of The Mortgage Summit to the other, with speaker after speaker calling on brokers to choose sides – are you focused on service or rates?

  • Renaissance-ready Halifax wins new lender

    Equitable Trust has now pushed into Nova Scotia, the alternative lender becoming one of the first to extend its reach coast to coast and just ahead of any boom expected from that $25 billion shipbuilding contract.

  • The ties that bind

    One of the keys to putting together a successful mortgage deal rests with the ability to build strong relationships with lenders. CMP spoke to this year’s group of finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Awards’ Best Lender BDM to gain some insight into this crucial partnership

  • The Big Story: At The Mortgage Summit

    More than 500 of the industry's best attended the two-day Mortgage Summit in Toronto, which was focused on giving brokers the tools, the insights and the knowledge they need in this dynamic market. That was the collective message of more than 40 speakers on two stages. Find out on today’s The Big Story, on MortgageBrokerNews.ca TV, your home for industry news, opinion and analysis.

  • Don’t quit your day job yet

    Canadian Real Estate Wealth contributor, Peter Kinch explains the ways brokers can ensure their BFS investor clients can still get the financing they need

  • A lenders' loss is B lenders' gain

    The mortgage gods were smiling on Equitable Trust in the first quarter, with single-family originations climbing 35 per cent – helped along, say brokers, by finicky A lenders.