IMBA news

  • Brokers jockey to increase web presence

    It`s 11 o'clock. Do you know where your website is?

  • Regulator pats brokers on the back, but ...

    Brokers have made real strides in growing their reputation, said the head of the industry's largest regulator, warning future hiring decisions will either add to or detract from that work.

  • Association prez goes another round

    It may be a reflection of just how fluid times are for brokers, with the country’s largest provincial association extending the term of a sitting president by another 12 months.

  • 1 OSFI proposal likely DOA: insurer

    The OSFI proposal limiting access to mortgages as Canadians march toward retirement is least likely to pass into “law,” the head of Genworth’s risk operations reassured brokers.

  • All about the rate

    I was just reading the latest issue of BrokerBiz m...

  • AMBA & IMBA partnership aims to better market brokers

    AMBA and IMBA have come together in a partnership to strengthen support and educational opportunities for their members – but also with the potential to better market mortgage brokers.

  • Brokers: Lenders, cut us some slack

    A seasoned broker is encouraging channel lenders to relax their minimum volume requirements in the short-term, a way of helping an industry struggling to maintain originations even as the Canadian market cools.

  • REMIC re-licensing course ups the ante

    Ontario’s re-licensing race just got more interesting, with industry trainer REMIC introducing a course loaded with extras and for as little as $30 – an offer designed to challenge CAAMP’s own free online invitation to members.

  • Going exclusive

    Mortgage professionals say they’ve had enough of clients going to the bank, with broker commitment letters in hand. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, a growing number are thinking exclusivity agreements will stop them in their tracks

  • CAAMP: online re-licensing course 'free' for members

    CAAMP will offer the online version of Ontario’s mandatory re-licensing course free to its members – an effort, said its CEO, to “promote member value.”