Mortgage Intelligence news

  • 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.

  • Major brokerage gets Canadians out of the cold

    One major brokerage is increasingly in the business of providing not only mortgages for clients but food and shelter for people utterly unprepared to use their services.

  • BMO backtracks on bold claim

    Has BMO been forced to eat its own words? That’s how brokers are interpreting the bank’s recent decision to cut hundreds of jobs considering only last year it said an increase in mortgage specialists was the best way of growing market share.

  • Invis-MI adds to salesforce

    Invis-Mortgage Intelligence has added two experienced mortgage professionals to its sales team, the company recently announced.

  • B-deals take different skill-set

    As lending rules are continually tightened, some brokers may look to diversify their offering by targeting clients who do not fit the typical A-type profile. However, one leading broker in this space believes it takes a whole other skill-set than more traditional deals do.

  • DLC addition hopes branding will help brokers compete with banks

    The move by a 20-year industry veteran to join a network in expansion mode may further bolster its membership.

  • CMA awards: Get your ballots in

    The Canadian Mortgage Awards are back with a focus on charity and ready to honour this year’s leading industry players. We’re also tipping our hats to the hundreds of others who have claimed trophies over the last eight years, with a retrospective on their continuing contributions to the broker channel.