CMA Twitter highlights
For those who missed the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, your colleagues have you covered with a comprehensive Twitter recap, using the hashtag #2014CMA – check out some of the evening’s best Tweets.
Mortgage Brokerage of the Year finalists announced
This may be the one most brokers have been waiting for: CMP releases its finalists for the broker of the year awards.
The Diversifiers:Gord McCallum
In the last part of our The Diversifiers series, we catchup with Gord McCallum, a member of last year's diversifiers list.
MBN Hot list 2014: Gordon McCallum
Gordon McCallum's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
Speak now or forever hold your peace
Insurance and mortgages are tying the knot at a growing number of brokerages, but don’t expect creditor insurance providers to object to the union. Far from it.
Sale-leaseback: Here, I come to save the deal!
It’s a solution many A clients struggling to come up with a down payment may have overlooked. It’s also one with the potential to expand broker revenue streams, said a DLC leasing specialist, pointing to the sale-leaseback transaction.
Alberta broker: demand for cash-backs to grow
Growing optimism and a rebounding housing market are threatening to lift demand for cash-back mortgages in Alberta, cautions a leading Edmonton broker, asking his peers to guide clients to sounder alternatives -- and not only because of lingering economic uncertainty.
Laurentian HELOC expands broker business
Laurentian Bank’s broker arm is reporting a significant uptick in demand for its home equity lines of credit, most likely new business for brokers and not merely the re-routing of clients normally bound for the refi market.
Broker kicks off 'Revolution' to promote industry ethics
One Edmonton broker has begun what he’s dubbed the "The Mortgage Revolution," bringing together industry professionals for a candid and often critical conversation on ethics, integrity and – in a troubling number of cases – the lack thereof.