Paolo Di Petta news

  • Manulife, the mouse that almost roared

    Manulife’s decision to reverse a 20 bps mortgage cut – only after a phone call from the ministry of finance – is drawing criticism from brokers, but also praise.

  • Brokers barking up the wrong tree

    Are brokers just plain wrong in criticizing the 2012 mortgage rule changes? Agent Paolo Di Petta says they are

  • Brokers glad market on ‘sustainable path’

    Call it a slowdown, soft-landing or a correction, some mortgage professionals are just glad 2012’s rough ride is nearly over and as one major bank puts it, the industry is headed on a “sustainable path.”

  • Broker to CAAMP: Give up the mortgage-rule ghost

    At least one broker is suggesting CAAMP – meeting with officials in Ottawa next week – needs to reconsider its position on tighter mortgage rules and embrace the long-term benefits of the revamp.

  • Tough market to grow independent players, says broker

    With a slowing housing market and lenders slashing compensation, the channel will likely see more brokers opting to go independent rather than work under large broker networks as a way of cutting expenses, according to one mortgage professional.