Home Trust news

  • Newcomers to be honoured at CMAs

    The mortgage broker industry has its fair share of regular faces; the old guard who have been leaders for years. Each year, however, a new crop of up-and-coming, ambitious professionals emerge and some of them will take home Canadian Mortgage Awards for their efforts. These are our finalists in a number of “newcomer” categories.

  • 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: Martin Reid

    Martin Reid's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014

  • MBN Hot list 2014: Albert Collu

    Albert Collu's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014

  • Home Trust enters direct-to-consumer space

    A major broker channel player announced Thursday that it is entering the direct-to-consumer space – under a new brand -- with consumer deposit products, including savings accounts and GICs.

  • Broker Lifestyle Survey results revealed

    Do more brokers have their mortgages with a bank or a monoline?

  • CMA preview: A roundup of categories

    Nominations for the Canadian Mortgage Awards (CMA) are now open and here is a quick glimpse at some of the awards you can now vote on.

  • Self-directed RRSPs: a dying breed?

    Banks have pulled back on their willingness to facilitate mortgage investment as part of self-directed RRSPs – a concern for brokers worried about shrinkage in alternative funding.

  • Stronger lender for A deals emerges

    Move over A lenders: Home Trust is poised to expand its presence in that sphere after winning the green light for a new -- OSFI-approved -- securitization model.

  • Who will be the next broker bank?

    The move by channel lenders to take on “Schedule 1 Bank” status may continue to build, with the head of one trust company sharing his own perceptions with MortgageBrokerNews.ca.