Mortgage Intelligence news

  • Bob Ord: A trail of innovation

    Bob Ord doesn’t mince words and he doesn’t often give interviews. Here’s an exception to the second and, thankfully, not the first.

  • Posted rates set to maximize IRD

    There’s a very good reason why some banks continue to advertise unusually high posted rates, argue some brokers, even as other lenders move to slash theirs to the point of precipitating a rate war.

  • Gold boom dulls market for brokers

    Northern Ontario’s booming mining industry is in many cases hampering business for mortgage brokers, forced to focus on refis as a scarcity of houses and startling price gains reduce the number of new purchases.

  • BMO offers brokers some good news ... sort of

    BMO Economics have predicted the central bank will hold interest rates until July 2013, which may be good news for brokers.

  • Brokers anticipate Flaherty’s next move

    What will the government’s next move be if the new mortgage rules don’t result in a market slowdown? Brokers are taking some well-educated guesses.

  • New Blood

    Attracting new brokers is what will strengthen the industry going forward. CMP spoke to the six finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Award for Best Newcomer to get a sense of what motivates them and why they enjoy being a mortgage broker

  • Canada's best mortgage professionals honoured

    Westerners challenged Ontario dominance at the 2012 Canadian Mortgage Awards Friday, the industry celebrating that excellence in Roarin’ 20s style at Toronto’s historic Carlu.

  • Bob Ord takes the helm at Invis–Mortgage Intelligence

    Invis-Mortgage Intelligence announced today that industry veteran Bob Ord has been appointed CEO for the company.

  • Mono-lines play David to banks' Goliath

    It may be another case of David kicking Goliath’s butt, with mono-lines now taking back some of the business brokers were prepared to send to the banks, according to the latest quarterly report from D+H.

  • Top 5 mono-line challenges

    CMP canvassed brokers from across the country on what exactly mono-lines need to do to keep more of the broker business now going to the banks. Here’s the Top Five ways brokers are challenged by mono-lines