The broker's succinct guide to mortgage penalties
Industry veteran offers working advice on penalties that brokers can share to clients
Brokers know best
Recent rule changes have put undue pressure on the industry, writes Trevor Daly, and the government needs to listen to brokers before implementing further regulation
Will a cooling Toronto market weed out part-time brokers?
Sales are falling in Toronto following government intervention – but will that prompt less dedicated brokers to step aside?
Regulator ignores broker industry
The government appears to have ignored the industry’s call to curb mortgage rule tweaking until last round’s impact is fully realized
Broker analyzes the latest controversial assessment of the real estate market
"Vancouver mortgages are rapidly deteriorating in quality," one recent report claims. That’s just not the case, according to one leading broker who operates in that market
An awards show even Sean Connery would have enjoyed
CMP announces the winners of the 11th annual Canadian Mortgage Awards at the James Bond-themed event Friday
First wave of CMA finalists announced
Including broker and brokerage of the year. Have you made the list?
The glass houses of Parliament
A sincere thank you to our regulators, Ministers, MP’s, etc. for your concern about my personal debt figures
Debt-to-income; a meaningless metric
Is the often cited, rarely critiqued, ‘debt-to-income’ the out-of-control monster the government leads us to believe?
Part 2: Whiskey, wine, and weakness in Ottawa
Dustan Woodhouse examines just how preposterous the recent mortgage rule changes were by comparing lending practices of big banks and monolines