Peter Kinch news

  • Reaching new heights

    It’s a message that reverberated from one end of The Mortgage Summit to the other, with speaker after speaker calling on brokers to choose sides – are you focused on service or rates?

  • Top originator urges niche brokering, focus on property investors

    With an originations slowdown sending brokers scrambling to diversify their portfolios, a top Ontario player is arguing “niche” brokering may actually be the best way forward.

  • Broker: Don't rule out more mortgage rule changes

    A leading B.C. broker is suggesting it would fall to the government to again tighten mortgage rules in order to limit the number of at-risk Canadians taking on new housing debt, arguing the Central Bank’s hands are effectively tied.

  • 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

  • Ottawa tightens mortgage rules

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced a second tightening of mortgage rules in the past 12 months as Canadian household debt became a growing concern at the end of 2010 and historically low interest rates continued to persist.

  • Bubble. What Bubble?

    An industry report questioned whether or not Canada was in the midst of a real estate bubble. Melissa Kim asked some of last year's CMP Top 50 brokers to weigh in on the possibility.

  • Keys to growing your business

    Finding a niche and becoming an expert could be one of the most effective ways to grow your business, industry experts said at the annual CAAMP expo in Toronto

  • Was the crisis a good thing?

    If there is anything good to come out of the credit crisis, it's the opportunity to improve broker/lender relations, industry members heard at the annual CAAMP expo in Toronto

  • Canada's top broker shares his secrets

    After narrowly missing out on the first place spot on CMP's inaugural Top 50 Broker list last year, Peter Kinch has shot to the top. But if you ask him, 2008 wasn't a year to brag about.