Verico news

  • Credit Repair Job

    Looking to graduate your clients from a B to A mortgage? Heather Li looks at some of the tools brokers can use to turn around their clients’ credit scores

  • 2011: The Road Ahead

    Consumer awareness and confidence in brokers, broker-lender relationships and the threat from government of more mortgage rules are some of the issues John Tenpenny heard about when talking with prominent industry members

  • Banks won't impose own tighter mortgage rules: TD

    Canadian banks are not likely to impose stricter mortgage qualifying rules on their own to curb the nation’s rising household debt, TD chief executive officer Ed Clark told The Globe and Mail.

  • Further tightening of mortgage rules not necessary say brokers

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty warned again on Monday the government could tighten mortgage rules further if needed, after a report showed the country's household debt levels have soared.

  • A tool to change the mortgage broker-Realtor relationship

    In mid-October, Calgary mortgage broker Greg Williamson launched the Buyer Protection Plan to offer a differentiating product for Realtors through mortgage agents.

  • Superbrokers: Growing through Technology

    CMP recently polled national broker networks across Canada to uncover what they offer their brokers – everything from compensation to training to ancillary services. Here are the results

  • Know your B products

    CMP's niche series this month focuses on alt-B clients. Nick Lypaczewski spoke to a few brokers to find out what is the most effective way to reach and work with this market

  • Relationship Makers: A review of the industry's CRMs

    All brokers need to organize their client contacts to keep in touch. And every brokerage tries to provide its agents with the best. Heather Li explores the industry’s CRM programs

  • The Pros and Cons of Broker Hubs

    As lenders increase their minimum volume requirements and efficiency ratios, mortgage brokers are pooling their office deals to take advantage of favourable fees and to continue their relationship with preferred lenders. Gina Monaco takes a look at the pros and cons of this growing trend.

  • Simply the Best

    The fourth annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards could almost be named the Oscars for the mortgage industry, where the best of the best came out to celebrate and share their success among their esteemed colleagues; and focus on a bigger and brighter future