Brokers comment on acquisition
It was another feather added to the cap of the country’s largest network, one that industry professions are saying points to the strength of the industry
The future has arrived... mobile mortgage technology
Tomorrow’s homebuyer is already here – millennials – and if you aren’t conducting business from a smartphone, you’ll be missing out on this every growing market of technology loving first-time buyers
Land transfer tax headaches? There’s an app for that
As Ontario brokers hold their breath in anticipation land transfer tax changes, there is still the matter of doing the math for potential sellers and buyers
Personalized broker apps offer brand-building solution
Personalized apps for mortgage brokers will be the next evolution in the mortgage channel, allowing brokers to build brand and do battle toe-to-toe with the big banks
Titan drama highlights broker responsibility
With brokers increasingly hungry for alternative revenue streams, one industry veteran is warning colleagues about the due diligence required in presenting clients with investment opportunities
Widening of land transfer tax draws flak
The fuss and fury homebuyers in Toronto exhibited in 2008 when the municipal land transfer tax was introduced should be repeated when it is introduced throughout province
Broker accountability on private mortgages
One leading network’s bid to arm itself against legislation has inspired a debate among brokers regarding their responsibility in private deals
Industry welcomes CMHC change
It may be a small victory for brokers, but CMHC’s latest rule change is a welcome decision in an era of seemingly endless mortgage rule tightening.
It is all about broker apps, not billboards
Anyone with a smartphone has an app that they find invaluable; one Canadian company is designing apps specifically for mortgage brokers and real estate agents.
Educating the client just got easier
It's crucial to educate your clients come mortgage renewal time, especially when there are cash and credit issues. Now brokers have one more resource to help those who are struggling.