CMHC has announced its lowest market share to date and it may only be a matter of time before the use of default insurance industry shrinks altogether.
It’s not just sports milestones measured in three – with one broker clinching the industry’s triple crown at this year’s Canadian Mortgage Awards.
When it comes to one bank’s Realtor referral program, brokers are focusing on the wrong issue, according to one broker.
One big bank’s ongoing solicitation of real estate agents for referrals is frustrating brokers, who see it as a ploy to move mortgage business into the branch.
One broker and a few industry players are facing criticism for co-opting a social media campaign and trying to help Vancouverites afford housing.
From rivals to partners, two competing brokerages merge under the Dominion banner.
With business getting more competitive, are we set to see more brokerage mergers?
He’s at it again. The economist responsible for the most dire real estate prediction to date now believes the Canadian market is more overleveraged than America’s just prior to the economic crisis.
The government made a pledge in the federal budget that brokers can’t afford to gloss over, cautions one industry vet, worried about the possibility of higher mortgage rates.
The verdict is still out for some, but many brokers are applauding the launch of a unified broker association being compared to the nation’s Realtor organization.