Verico news

  • Broker: BMO report “whistling Dixie”

    Tuesday’s BMO report on first-time homebuyers paying an average $48,000 down on a $300,000 home is unrealistic, says one Barrie broker.

  • Brokers benefit from RBC blunder

    RBC’s decision to replace 45 employees with temporary foreign workers has generated outrage among the public – and, inadvertently, a promotional boon for mortgage brokers.

  • Restructuring reaps rewards

    MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.

  • It all began with humble Kraft dinner

    MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.

  • Take the CMP poll

    This week’s broker poll takes a look at appraisals, and just how accessible these documents are to the brokers who depend on them for information, and what - if any - changes in availability have occurred within the industry.

  • CMP releases complete list of nominees

    CMP magazine is sharing all of candidates for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, the most exhaustive and representative list in the awards’ celebrated history.

  • Fraudsters getting smarter, better organized

    An industry expert is cautioning brokers on smarter, better-organized mortgage fraudsters, more professional than the familiar mom-and-pop operations that once challenged the industry.

  • Who will be Employer of Choice for 2013?

    CMP magazine is revealing another list of finalists for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, featuring names as popular as they are professional.

  • One way to get a ‘lender-ordered’ appraisal

    Having no official access to a client’s appraisal is nothing new for one Atlantic broker, who has nonetheless found a way around that.

  • Broker access to appraisal reports severed

    One Barrie broker found himself out of the loop on his appraisers’ reports, only to learn that his appraiser had been told only to deliver reports to the lenders.