Brokers: Time for Mono-line consumer advertising
Mono-lines are facing renewed calls to increase consumer advertising, a way of helping mortgage brokers sell to often skeptical clients – inclined to dismiss all non-banks as B lenders.
Haditaghi explains CEO search
Company founder Alex Haditaghi personally identified Ron Swift as the man to lead Pacific Mortgage Group to the “next level” as far back as eight months ago, he told MortgageBrokerNews.ca, with his decision to step down from the CEO post, in fact, ending a year-long search.
Swift takes over from Haditaghi
Ron Swift is moving into the captain’s chair of Pacific Mortgage Group, leaving lender MCAP.
Brokers on Lenders Survey: The results are in
Brokers’ opinions of lenders have undergone some changes over the past year and they are reflected in the results of CMP’s 5th annual Brokers on Lenders Survey.
REMIC helps build Habitat for Humanity
REMIC – and the hundreds of Canadians it trains to become mortgage agents – is setting a course for philanthropy, kicking off a campaign focused on building the coffers of Habitat for Humanity.
MCAP extends helping hand to Habitat for Humanity
MCAP is aiming to extend the reach of one of the broker channel’s favourite charities, through both its broker-partners and their shared clients.
Canadian Mortgage Awards winners set to be announced
The votes are in and now it’s only two days until the winners of the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards, sponsored by ICICI Bank, are announced.
Broker: Non-banks should jump on the mobile-home wagon
Mono-line and other non-bank lenders refusing to write mortgages on mobile homes are handing the growing niche market to the big banks, but also limiting market share for brokers, said one Halifax professional.
Brokers: TD rate hike signals industry shift
The move by TD Bank, RBC and CIBC to raise rates on fixed mortgages because of rising bond yields may result in a temporary boon for lenders able to resist following suit in the next 24 to 48 hours, said industry professionals reacting to Monday’s move.
MCAP going after the Big Five
Mortgage lender MCAP is taking direct aim at the big banks, with bonuses for brokers bringing in clients who would otherwise renew or refinance with the Big Five.