Brokers: Keep Emili
Any move away from automated valuation – and toward appraisers – could hurt clients, say brokers, anticipating fallout from a media report suggesting CMHC’s system inflates home prices.
Former MortgageBrokers.com prez lands new post
Dan Putnam -- president of the retired MortgageBrokers.com brand – has found a new challenge, heading a startup residential division for one of Canada’s leading commercial players.
Bob Ord: A trail of innovation
Bob Ord doesn’t mince words and he doesn’t often give interviews. Here’s an exception to the second and, thankfully, not the first.
Mortgage rules stress need for stress-testing
A survey suggesting a significant rate hike would challenge half of Canadian homeowners may be a wake-up call for brokers encouraging clients to max out preapprovals.
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?
Refis bearing the brunt of 'appraisal alert'
With the maximum loan to value for refis reduced to 80 per cent, banks may be adding insult to injury with more conservative appraisals for refis, argue brokers.
The Big Story: At The Mortgage Summit
More than 500 of the industry's best attended the two-day Mortgage Summit in Toronto, which was focused on giving brokers the tools, the insights and the knowledge they need in this dynamic market. That was the collective message of more than 40 speakers on two stages. Find out on today’s The Big Story, on MortgageBrokerNews.ca TV, your home for industry news, opinion and analysis.
Broker channel clinches 4 spots on Profit 200
Broker Channel companies are all over the Profit 200 – with four of the industry’s highfliers winging their way to the top half of the list honouring Canada’s fastest growing companies.
Canada's best mortgage professionals honoured
Westerners challenged Ontario dominance at the 2012 Canadian Mortgage Awards Friday, the industry celebrating that excellence in Roarin’ 20s style at Toronto’s historic Carlu.
Bob Ord takes the helm at Invis–Mortgage Intelligence
Invis-Mortgage Intelligence announced today that industry veteran Bob Ord has been appointed CEO for the company.