Meridian benefits in surprising way from promotion
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.
Are brokers educated enough on Alt-A lending?
With more and more brokers reporting a growing portfolio of alternative deals, is it time the industry got serious about education?
High funding team defects to new network
Competition is fierce among broker networks as evidenced by the recent move one group made within the broker channel.
Are brokers equal to financial advisors?
If the answer is “yes,” shouldn’t their compensation model be the same. A number of industry players think so.
Call to put brokers on a fee-only model
With increased competition among banks and credit unions, one professional believes the move to a fee-only model could be the key to keeping brokers on top.
Brokers identify key drawback to 1.49% rate
Some brokers are pointing to real concerns for those borrowers opting for Meridian’s 1.49 per cent offer – their objections having little to do with personal concerns about the lender’s sales strategy.
Final CMA finalists announced
The largest awards ceremony in the industry is quickly approaching, and we’ve got your final list of nominees, including brokerage, broker, and network of the year.
CMA finalist rollout continues
The annual Canadian Mortgage Awards are set for May 22 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and we’re continuing our finalist announcements.
CMAs to include new award category
With the CMAs just around the corner, we are continuing to roll out our list of finalists, including those who are up for the brand new “Diversifyer of the year” category.
More CMA finalists announced
The second round of CMA finalists has been revealed – have you made the cut?