Mortgage Architects news

  • Broker argues against Macbeth’s prediction

    In the wake of one bold housing crash prediction, brokers are questioning the methodology one analyst used to arrive at his dire conclusion.

  • CMA finalists announced

    The annual Canadian Mortgage Awards are set for May 22 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and we’ve got your first set of finalists.

  • Brokers disappointed by big bank change

    Brokers are voicing their displeasure with a recent change made by a big bank that will affect past and future clients.

  • Getting creative with financing

    One industry professional shared his insight into attaining financing for a type of property that many traditional lenders are shying away from.

  • Default insurer comparison: Micro condos

    Micro condos have been a hot topic in the mortgage industry, with several lenders shying away from these tiny units; but how do the insurers treat them?

  • Brokers: Lender scores with ARM

    Broker reviews for a new addition to one monoline’s offerings are already coming in, with many anticipating its even-stronger growth as a result.

  • Brokers rejoice over policy change

    It’s about time, say brokers upon hearing the news that more transparency will be required of their major bank competitors going forward.

  • Brokers react to RateHub announcement

    RateHub.ca will join forces with an influential channel player to launch a new brokerage, with several brokers arguing the move is a betrayal.

  • Broker frustrated by bidding wars

    Brokers are once again venting their frustration with the discrepancy between appraisal prices and sale prices of homes; though it isn’t the appraisers’ fault, according to one broker.

  • ​CMA Standouts: Anthony Contento

    Contento spent 25 years in the banking channel before making the move to the mortgage industry, but his brokerage is anything like a big bank; instead, he prefers to run a small and intimate office.