Mortgage Architects news

  • 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.

  • A definite original in the channel

    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.

  • Ord parts ways with Invis/MI

    Invis/Mortgage Intelligence is now confirming the departure of Bob Ord from the CEO position he only just assumed in June.

  • 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.

  • CMA finalists revealed

    In the first of many announcements to come, Canadian Mortgage Professional magazine is revealing the finalists in two categories for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards.

  • RBC’s Rate Match no match for brokers?

    Brokers are describing RBC’s newly launched Rate Match campaign in less than glowing terms, pointing out the exclusion of monolines as evidence of a broker’s skill at finding the best deal.

  • New monolines: The little engines that could

    An explosive fourth quarter for two growing monolines suggests smaller non-bank lenders are increasingly the little engine that could.

  • ING departure teaches hard lesson, say brokers

    Now that ING has officially left the channel, brokers remember a company that was great to work with – but also one that has taught them a valuable lesson.

  • 10-year fixed increasingly easy and lucrative sell for brokers

    Scotia has joined other lenders in presenting a special offer on 10-year fixed mortgages, widening the smiles on brokers now facing a surge in clients interested in longer terms as a hedge against the eventual spike in rates.