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.
CMA finalists revealed
In the first of many announcements to come, Canadian Mortgage Professional magazine is revealing the finalists in two categories for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards.
Budget targets bulk mortgages
Thursday’s federal budget could have been a lot worse, say some brokers while others are anxious about any potential fallout for BFS clients and monolines.
How low can you go – 2.84
Jim Flaherty needs to “stay out” of the affairs of banking, say mortgage brokers, as one channel lender throws down the gauntlet with the introduction of a 2.84 per cent rate.
RBC’s Rate Match no match for brokers?
Brokers are describing RBC’s newly launched Rate Match campaign in less than glowing terms, pointing out the exclusion of monolines as evidence of a broker’s skill at finding the best deal.