News from the trade floor
Leading lenders and service providers attended Mortgage Professional Canada’s (CAAMP) national conference to discuss their respective focuses for the coming year. This is what they were saying
Qualification difficulties limit access to ARMs
The second quarter saw brokers veer from variable rate mortgages, even as most pundits abandoned predictions for a rate hike at the Bank of Canada and others actually anticipated a drop
More CMA finalists announced
The second round of CMA finalists has been revealed – have you made the cut?
CMA finalists announced
The annual Canadian Mortgage Awards are set for May 22 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and we’ve got your first set of finalists.
Win/win for big bank?
Following news that many lenders are fleeing the northern markets, one broker believes the latest bank to do so will benefit.
Poll results: Brokers convert business on heels of increased competition
Opinion among brokers was divided about Investors Group’s recent rate promotion and just how good a deal it was for customers. We wanted cold, hard numbers, though, so we asked our readers how many were able to convert client inquiries into funded deals. Read on for the results.
Monolines surprised by rate; clients curious
Reports of Investor Group’s recent 1.99 per cent three year variable rate “shaking” the industry weren't exaggerated, with lenders being caught off guard and scores of clients inquiring about similar products.
Lender support finalists announced
Talented lender support can mean the difference between funding a deal for a client and not. And with that in mind, CMP has released the finalists for the best lender BDM of the year and best lender underwriter of the year.
Best advertising CMA finalists announced
In the continued unveiling of our CMA finalists, MortgageBrokerNews.ca announces the second round of shortlisted categories – with all winners set to be announced May 9 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
Broker would welcome application software choice
There's one application platform that dominates the industry, but some brokers are asking lenders to do what they can to ensure more choice, starting with MorWEB.