TMG news

  • TMG ranks 6th in top 20 companies to work for in BC

    TMG The Mortgage Group Canada ranked number six among this year’s list of 20 best companies to work for in British Columbia compiled by BCBusiness Magazine.

  • Brokers: More mortgage rule changes may be necessary

    A surprising number of brokers are echoing the sentiments of a leading bank economist, suggesting the government would and should ratchet down mortgage rules yet again – but only if consumer debt levels creep back up and only if they’re phased in.

  • Broker: Gov't has left the refi building

    New quarterly financials from CMHC are confirming the fears of many brokers, worried the government’s latest mortgage rule changes effectively signalled its exit from the refinance business, now down 40 per cent and expected to stay there.

  • CMP Top 50 Brokers list announced

    2010 was a good year for Canadian mortgage professionals. Just check the numbers.

  • Coast Capital answers broker concerns about access

    A lender increasingly considered Vancouver’s rate leader is addressing broker concerns around access – in a number of cases only being won through co-brokering.

  • Broker: Don't rule out more mortgage rule changes

    A leading B.C. broker is suggesting it would fall to the government to again tighten mortgage rules in order to limit the number of at-risk Canadians taking on new housing debt, arguing the Central Bank’s hands are effectively tied.

  • One for all and all for one

    With a philosophy built around its award-winning customer service, Averbach Mortgages in Vancouver builds its business one mortgage client at a time

  • Brokers: banks now eating penalties to retain clients

    There’s competition and then there’s competition with the Big Five, as a handful of Vancouver brokers point to banks and, even, credit unions now willing to eat their own substantial penalties in order to keep clients from going over to the broker channel.

  • Brokers welcome freeze on mortgage rule changes

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is offering brokers a respite from any new mortgage rule changes like those introduced in March, suggesting he’s happy with slowing demand stemming from those spring amendments.

  • Broker: ‘Habitual refinancers’ facing forced listings

    There's strong indication new mortgage rules have begun to cull the number of “habitual refinancers” said one 20-year veteran of the broker industry, suggesting a spike in the number of forced listings should soon follow.