CMA Twitter highlights
For those who missed the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, your colleagues have you covered with a comprehensive Twitter recap, using the hashtag #2014CMA – check out some of the evening’s best Tweets.
Brokers lambast IG offering
News broke Tuesday that Investors Group had launched an unprecedented mortgage product but brokers have already poked holes in the offering.
Repeat performances mark Canadian Mortgage Awards
The success of the annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards roared across Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing the industry’s top players – among them an unprecedented number of repeat winners.
Mortgage Summit a big success
CMP’s Top 75 were unveiled – for the first time ever – live at the Mortgage Summit in Toronto on Thursday and the event is being heralded, by Vernon Jones, editor of CMP, as a great way to mark broker successes with the appropriate fanfare.
No such thing as 'employee pricing' mortgages?
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) made headlines Tuesday with its “employee pricing" mortgage offering but brokers are far from convinced that such a product exists.
Networks prepare brokers for anti-spam law
Networks – and at least one broker association -- are stepping up to help their broker partners prepare for the upcoming anti-spam legislation.
Networks to crack down on brokers' side businesses?
The case of a recently deceased mortgage broker who is accused of committing fraud may trigger a shift among broker networks when it comes to allowing its brokers to operate independent MICs.
Broker welcomes news coverage and competition
Brokers are often frustrated by the amount of media attention paid to the mortgage industry – and specifically, the big banks’ ever-looming sub three per cent offerings – but one player uses it to educate clients.
President of O'Leary Ventures offers explanation
MortgageBrokerNews.ca spoke with the president of O’Leary Ventures who explained the decision behind shutting the doors on O’Leary Mortgages.
Opinion divided following one client's mortgage denial
Opinion seems divided between incredulity and understanding among MortgageBrokerNews.ca readers after one broker’s deal was denied by a lender after disclosing his client’s pregnancy.