Jim Tourloukis news

  • Top 75 trend to continue?

    The number one position for the top 75 brokers by volume may be up for grabs again this year with the numbers strongly suggesting a new person – yet again – will end up with the highest funded volume.

  • Top 75 and small market Top 20 set to feature new faces

    Submissions for CMP’s Top 75 Brokers by Volume issue have been streaming in and early results indicate there will be a few new players featured in the small market top 20.

  • Top 75 brokers: Get your submission in

    It’s that time of year again, with our most popular issue – the one that gives 75 mortgage professionals a reason to boast – just around the corner.

  • Top-75 broker independent no longer

    The highest producing Mortgage Broker, according to CMP’s top-75 list is independent no longer, with Jim Tourloukis heading back to his former network.

  • Who would really be the No. 1 broker?

    Last year’s No.1 on the Top 75 Broker list removed himself from the running this time around but believes, contrary to growing speculation, he would come out on top even if the criteria were altered to focus on profitability.

  • How does Canada's Top Broker do it?

    Canada’s top mortgage broker shares a few of his trade secrets on turning those ‘tire kickers’ into loyal, life-long clients.

  • CMHC's requiem for refis?

    Refis through CMHC seem increasingly a thing of the past, with Q1 results pointing to an almost-70 per cent drop – a year-over-year decline dwarfing any dip in new mortgage volumes.

  • Tourloukis: Refi rule strands 'collateral' clients

    Moving clients with high-ratio collateral mortgages is now virtually impossible given Flaherty’s mortgage rules changes, says one of Canada’s highest volume brokers, pointing to lender interpretation of refinancing limits.

  • The flammable four: key lender letdowns

    Brokers are usually full of praise for lenders – well, sometimes – still they have four flaws guaranteed to spark broker ferocity, reports Don Horne

  • Lender maximum buydowns under the microscope

    There’s growing debate among some brokers as to whether lenders should remove maximum buy-down restrictions and allow them -- and only them -- to decide just how low to go to retain a client.