Falling home prices are causing issues for clients looking to refi in a market more accustomed to price hikes
The industry is applauding Stephen Harper’s pledge to collect foreign ownership figures for Canadian real estate – and brokers argue that data should lead to restrictions
Home Trust’s acquisition of a Schedule I bank may signal the return of the old glory days for brokers who yearn for more-competitive rates
Brokers currently operating Canadian First Financial Centres believe Home Capital’s acquisition of the schedule I bank will help them better compete with the big banks
Broker networks are recognizing that online engagement is resonating with clients, with a focus on creating personal relationships – and they are becoming more proactive in that engagement.
When was the last time you popped in to your local real estate office and explained the niceties of prepping potential homebuyers for alternative lending? For one broker, it is a chat that can not only build relationships, but a book of clients.
For many mortgage brokers looking to find greener pastures, or simply looking to try a new challenge in life, it isn’t always about money – as was the case for one broker.
It’s not just sports milestones measured in three – with one broker clinching the industry’s triple crown at this year’s Canadian Mortgage Awards.
Meridian Credit Union’s record-low mortgage promotion drew a lot of interest from potential clients, according to the company’s president, and not just for that specific product.
With more and more brokers reporting a growing portfolio of alternative deals, is it time the industry got serious about education?