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.
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.