Product requires work but is worth it, say brokers
Purchase plus improvement mortgages are becoming more popular among brokers and although they may require a good deal of work, industry professionals share their tips on getting the deal done.
B-21 to erode credit union competitive advantage
In a guest blog exclusively for MortgageBrokerNews.ca, Daniel Lewczuk of Mortgage Intelligence examines how credit unions -- who heretofore have enjoyed a competitive advantage over banks and monolines -- will be affected by OSFI's B-21 guidelines.
Repeat performances mark Canadian Mortgage Awards
The success of the annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards roared across Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing the industry’s top players – among them an unprecedented number of repeat winners.
Mortgage Summit a big success
CMP’s Top 75 were unveiled – for the first time ever – live at the Mortgage Summit in Toronto on Thursday and the event is being heralded, by Vernon Jones, editor of CMP, as a great way to mark broker successes with the appropriate fanfare.
Networks prepare brokers for anti-spam law
Networks – and at least one broker association -- are stepping up to help their broker partners prepare for the upcoming anti-spam legislation.
Best internet presence and best branding announced
Brokers active on the internet have been campaigning for weeks, asking for votes in the best internet presence category and today we reveal the finalists.
Mortgage Brokerage of the Year finalists announced
This may be the one most brokers have been waiting for: CMP releases its finalists for the broker of the year awards.
Newcomers to be honoured at CMAs
The mortgage broker industry has its fair share of regular faces; the old guard who have been leaders for years. Each year, however, a new crop of up-and-coming, ambitious professionals emerge and some of them will take home Canadian Mortgage Awards for their efforts. These are our finalists in a number of “newcomer” categories.
The Big Story: Network heads on consolidation
In the first part of CMP's Broker Roundtable series, our network heads discuss a hot button issue: Brokerage consolidation.
A product for contractually employed homebuyers
A lender in the UK has established a mortgage product specifically tailored to contract employees, which has Canadian brokers clamouring for something similar here.