Starting today MortgageBrokerNews.ca will begin unveiling finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Awards – set to draw hundreds of industry professionals to Toronto's Liberty Grand May 9.
The New Year brings a fresh start for everyone, including those in the mortgage broker industry. 2013 saw industry players continually jockeying with the previous year’s mortgage rule changes – and the ever-present threat of further action – but it’s fair to say most endured the frustration and emerged relatively unscathed.
Greg Nowik's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
In the first part of CMP's Broker Roundtable series, our network heads discuss a hot button issue: Brokerage consolidation.
Albert Collu's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
Brokers prepared to dismiss B and C lending may be handicapped in 2014, with one major network head suggesting those brokers who embrace alternative lending will find themselves at the head of the pack.
One broker believes last week’s budget is a step in the right direction, though she hopes the path will lead to once again allowing monolines to provide HELOCs.
One industry player is calling on the mortgage insurers to make a list of red-flagged properties available to mortgage brokers and Realtors, after a deal fell through in the 11th hour.
Refinances may be down due to tightened lending guidelines, but brokers are turning to an old stand buy that has some worried desperate clients will be taken advantage of.
A major mortgage broker network unveiled its new website, which focuses on consumer education.