Are brokers educated enough on Alt-A lending?
With more and more brokers reporting a growing portfolio of alternative deals, is it time the industry got serious about education?
Industry professional launches private lending association
One of the leading mortgage broker course providers announced Tuesday it is launching the non-profit Association of Mortgage Investment Professionals (AMIPROS) with the goal of providing higher standards and education to the private lending industry.
Anti-spam education offered to brokers
REMIC is offering a free two hour session to help mortgage brokers prepare themselves for the upcoming anti-spam law.
Commercial experts give advice
REMIC is offering a course on commercial mortgage brokering and MortgageBrokerNews.ca spoke with two of this year’s top-ten commercial brokers to get their advice for brokers interested in adding this increasingly lucrative business to their practice.
Brokers' call for bank specialist regulation fails
Vehement calls from mortgage brokers for bank specialists to fall under the same regulatory regime have failed to convince Steven Del Duca, whose recommendations for the MBLAA review to Ontario’s Finance Minister called for the exemption to continue.
Brokers: Save 20 per cent on mandatory course
Brokers can save 20 per cent on tuition for REMIC’s upcoming 2014 Mortgage Broker and Agent Continuing Education course by pre-registering before November 1.
REMIC asks brokers to sign MBLAA petition
An industry player has presented a list of recommendations for the MBLAA review – one of them concerning regulation of bank reps – and he is asking brokers to sign a petition to be presented at the next MBLAA meeting.
IMBA makes MBLAA recommendations
The Independent Mortgage Brokers Association of Ontario (IMBA) joined the long list of organizations to present its recommendations to those charged with reviewing the Mortgage Brokerages Lenders and Administrators Act of Ontario (MBLAA) – citing a review of education requirements among several other salient issues.
REMIC makes MBLAA recommendations
The Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada (REMIC) has now delivered the recommendations of a 1,000 brokers to the man responsible for leading the review of Ontario’s MBLAA, with concerns about a potential double-standard high on the list.
Training and retaining productive agents
Who better to hear from on the subject of maximizing an agent’s potential than from Joseph White, president of industry trainer REMIC