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.
Broker channel brokerages, networks and lenders clinch Profit 500 spots
The broker channel roared its way to its best-ever showing on the PROFIT 500 list, with both individual brokerages and networks claiming spots on the ranking of Canada’s fastest-Growing companies.
Eisman upbeat on U.S., down on Canadian housing
The man who earned his street cred by betting against subprime mortgages in the U.S., said he is pessimistic about the Canadian housing market where rising prices haven’t been accompanied by personal income growth.
Internet use building monoline support, say brokers
Client trust in the Internet has grown, a phenomenon making it increasingly easy for brokers to sell monolines and not just their branch-heavy brethren.
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.
Who will be Employer of Choice for 2013?
CMP magazine is revealing another list of finalists for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, featuring names as popular as they are professional.
Lenders on Brokers 2012
Last month’s issue saw brokers rank and roust their lenders as part of the sixth CMP Brokers on Lenders survey. This month, lenders review and revel in the results
What’s my cut? A co-brokering tip sheet
The first question from residential brokers co-brokering a commercial deal is often ‘what’s my split?’ writes, Steve Fabian. Well, here’s the answer