Young college grads flocking to industry
Lifestyle and income potential are helping the industry attract an increasing number of university grads fresh out of school, despite a slowing real estate market, growing competition with the banks and a decline in mortgage-specialist defections, according to RMAI CEO Ron De Silva, hitting on the trend during the company’s aggressive recruitment campaign.
Cameron takes 'Mortgage Revolution' to Calgary
The Mortgage Revolution continues, with the CEO of Axiom Mortgage Solutions preparing to take his candid and often critical conversation on ethics, integrity and – in a troubling number of cases – the lack thereof to Calgary next month.
Centum enhances professional training for agents
Centum Financial becomes the latest broker network to up its professional development game, choosing industry trainer REMIC to help its agents expand their knowledge base as the market makes it tougher to nail down originations.
Winners announced at 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards
Winners at the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards cut a wide swath across the industry, with Albertans leading the charge against Ontario dominance at the ICICI Bank-sponsored event.
Canadian Mortgage Awards winners set to be announced
The votes are in and now it’s only two days until the winners of the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards, sponsored by ICICI Bank, are announced.
Broker kicks off 'Revolution' to promote industry ethics
One Edmonton broker has begun what he’s dubbed the "The Mortgage Revolution," bringing together industry professionals for a candid and often critical conversation on ethics, integrity and – in a troubling number of cases – the lack thereof.
Brokers encouraged to learn more about commercial mortgages
Residential mortgage brokers continue to turn down commercial business rather than lead clients through the often-daunting application process, private lenders told a recently held CMP mortgage workshop.
Broker Network of the Year finalists announced
This year’s Canadian Mortgage Awards will have some added excitement as the Mortgage Broker Network of the Year will be presented for the first time.
Are U.S. brokers giving Canadian brokers a bad name?
Canada’s mortgage brokers are voicing concerns that negative press in the United States is hurting their business, and their reputations.