A-lenders playing BFS by the letter
A-lenders are already observing the strictest letter of the law on BFS applications, argue brokers largely dependent on those deals and now forced to shift as much as half of them to alternative lenders.
Reaching new heights
It’s a message that reverberated from one end of The Mortgage Summit to the other, with speaker after speaker calling on brokers to choose sides – are you focused on service or rates?
Brokers anticipate Flaherty’s next move
What will the government’s next move be if the new mortgage rules don’t result in a market slowdown? Brokers are taking some well-educated guesses.
Brokers face tight-er deadlines
Forget July 9. Brokers may have considerably fewer days to get their applications in ahead of the government's start date for new mortgage rules.
MAC wins road rep defections
What’s that, banker? The grass is greener on your side? Think again.
Veteran: OSFI decision may benefit brokers
For clients, it’s the one menacing clause in OSFI’s rejection of re-qualification at renewal. But for brokers, says one industry veteran, it’s may be an opportunity to grow their business.
Time for brokers to choose: Mortgage Summit panelists
It’s a message that reverberated from one end of the Mortgage Summit to the next Thursday, with speaker after speaker calling on brokers to choose sides – are you focused on service or rates?
MAC's trifecta of brand building
Over the spring and summer months Canadians will be hearing a lot of Mortgage Alliance on the radio. And the company wouldn't have it any other way.
Sears Canada selects Mortgage Alliance
This month will see one of Canada’s largest retailers offer its customers mortgages as part of a new financial arm and those mortgages will be managed by Mortgage Alliance Canada.
CAAMP director answers criticism of board makeup
One of only a handful of active brokers on CAAMP’s board of directors is chalking up the limited representation to name recognition challenges and brokers themselves – often reluctance to take time away from their businesses.