Mortgage Architects news

  • 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.

  • It is all about the effort

    MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.