Pacific Mortgage Group bids to buy Invis
Pacific Mortgage Group -- parent of Mortgage Architects Inc. and myNext Mortgage -- has now taken its bid for Invis directly to the company’s shareholders, a move likely meant to circumvent board opposition. And Invis responds.
Security Breach: What brokers are doing to guard their clients' privacy
In the wake of client privacy breaches of mortgage brokers a few years ago, the industry has improved security measures. John Tenpenny found out what some brokerages and brokers are doing to ensure the personal information of mortgage broker clients isn’t compromised
Trailer fee model earns respect from broker community
There are only two Canadian lenders offering the trailer fee option to brokers, but the trend appears to be gaining. CMP gets feedback on this compensation and looks at more lenders possibly jumping on board
Relationship Makers: A review of the industry's CRMs
All brokers need to organize their client contacts to keep in touch. And every brokerage tries to provide its agents with the best. Heather Li explores the industry’s CRM programs
Facebook: Your New Calling Card
Online social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, have exploded over the past year. Heather Li shows how brokers use these tools to market to a bigger, broader audience
The results of CMP's 2nd annual Broker Sentiment Poll
During December and January, CMP conducted our second cross-Canada broker sentiment poll to gauge what's on brokers' minds. Erin Letson uncovers the results, which may surprise you - take a look
MortgageBrokers.com CEO acquires Mortgage Architects
Pacific NA, a financial services company founded and run by MortgageBrokers.com CEO Alex Haditaghi, has acquired Mortgage Architects and its lending arm, myNext Mortgage Company.
Banks start interest rate shake-up
Four banks have increased their posted rates on fixed mortgages, signaling the start of an upward move on record-low interest rates.
CMAs 2010: The nominees for Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (both over and under 25 employees)
There are just two categories left to be announced for the 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards - the ING Direct awards for Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (more than 25 employees) and Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (less than 25 employees).
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Best Individual Newcomer
With our popular vote awards categories announced, we want to tell you about the finalists in the remaining awards slots. Below, check out the nominees for the Genworth Financial Canada award for Best Individual Newcomer.