MCAP news

  • CAAMP pushes Ottawa to leave ABCPs alone

    Following the last federal budget, those dealing in Asset Backed Commercial Paper have held their breath over the government’s move to limit housing risk, but CAAMP remains hopeful Ottawa is open to compromise.

  • More than a numbers game

    Mortgage Architects is looking beyond volume, beyond numbers, says CEO Ron Swift, shared his calculations with CMP’s Donald Horne

  • MCAP, brokers pay it forward in New Orleans

    A trip to New Orleans usually means partying in the French Quarter and Mardi Gras – but for brokers attending MCAP’s Habitat for Humanity summit this week, it was about paying it forward.

  • Sale of Xceed ‘positive for brokers,’ says CEO

    Concerns among brokers that Xceed will go the way of ING and FirstLine following MCAN’s announced takeover can be put to rest, says CEO Michael Jones.

  • Brokers want firewall around designated underwriting

    RMG’s recent move to a more centralized underwriting service may be a sign of the times, say brokers, but they’re generally more concerned with protecting the designated underwriting service they see as crucial to maintaining efficiency.

  • MCAN to buy Xceed Mortgage

    A major Canadian portfolio MIC will soon have CMHC origination access, announcing its takeover of Xceed Mortgage yesterday.

  • 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.

  • Brokers are choosing prime time

    Surprising poll results show brokers are still able to satisfy the majority of stated-income clients at prime lenders, despite tighter mortgage and underwriting regulations introduced last July.

  • MCAP feasts on FirstLine spoils

    New volume numbers suggest MCAP was the chief beneficiary of FirstLine’s shutdown.

  • Brokers back up rhetoric with business

    New market share numbers suggest brokers are backing up their rhetoric about preferring to use monolines over the big banks as never before.