First round of Canadian Mortgage Awards finalists unveiled
Starting today MortgageBrokerNews.ca will begin unveiling finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Awards – set to draw hundreds of industry professionals to Toronto's Liberty Grand May 9.
Jim Flaherty move shocks brokers
Brokers may not know whether to laugh or cry following Flaherty's announcement Tuesday.
Mortgage Broker News Hot List 2014
The New Year brings a fresh start for everyone, including those in the mortgage broker industry. 2013 saw industry players continually jockeying with the previous year’s mortgage rule changes – and the ever-present threat of further action – but it’s fair to say most endured the frustration and emerged relatively unscathed.
MBN Hot list 2014: Calum Ross
Calum Ross's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
The Big Story: Network heads on consolidation
In the first part of CMP's Broker Roundtable series, our network heads discuss a hot button issue: Brokerage consolidation.
Brokers split on whether they hope Flaherty runs again
Brokers are divided on whether they feel Finance Minister Jim Flaherty stepping down would benefit the mortgage industry, despite the finance minister’s history of instituting unpopular mortgage measures meant to cool the market.
2.99 returns; sparks competition
Brokers are used to having the best rates available in the market but for now it looks like they’re being beat out by one local credit union; though it appears it may have sparked another “rate war,” with one leading broker offering a competitively priced product.
Debt management company stiffs broker
One broker’s negative experience with a debt management company serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of vetting the organizations you do business with.
Groundwork set for small banks to enter market
The federal government’s vow to encourage greater competition in financial services will pave the way for a greater number of small companies to win banking licenses, according to one leading broker who believes that benefits both the industry and the consumer.
2.99 per cent lender revealed
The lender providing the latest 2.99 per cent five-year fixed rate has been revealed and the product, no way resembles, BMO’s controversial “no friller” that captured media headlines two years ago.