Mortgage pie keeps getting smaller: brokers
The announcement Mortgage Architects has now acquired Argentum is strong indication the mortgage pie is getting smaller, and more mergers and acquisitions are on the horizon, say brokers.
Size matters in brokering - Swift
Stay tuned, brokers, says Pacific Mortgage Group CEO Ron Swift on the heels of the Argentum acquisition, network consolidation will undoubtedly continue as companies struggle to achieve scale.
BREAKING NEWS: Mortgage Architects acquires Argentum
MortgageBrokerNews.ca has just learned that Mortgage Architects has acquired Argentum Mortgage and Finance.
Lenders slowly returning to southwest Ontario
When the recession hit, brokers turned to the B lenders to bridge the gap during the lean years.
Alice Chan & MA part ways
After almost seven years as senior VP, Alice Chan and Mortgage Architects have parted ways.
ING takeover boosts Scotia’s earnings
Scotia’s acquisition of ING Direct may have been a blow to the broker channel, but it gave a much-needed boost to the big bank’s second-quarter net income earnings.
Top 75 brokers share their recipe for success
Implementing the best business strategies may seem obvious, but many brokers fail to take advantage of what works while discarding what doesn’t.
CMA winners defy rough market
The 8th-annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards went off with a bang at Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing industry players who’ve soared above a turbulent real estate market
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
The cost of blind faith in a bank
The case of an ill woman coming close to losing her home because of a bank oversight has highlighted the value-add of brokers over branch representatives, argue channel veterans.