CSA panned for being 'late to the party'
The CSA is criticized for being years late
Lenders' decisions loom
The Toronto market has been flat through the first two months of the year, and lenders' forthcoming decisions on rate specials will likely determine whether or not activity increases through the year
Industry takes umbrage with Globe and Mail story
In light of the Globe and Mail's explosive story revealing how drug money from the fentanyl trade is being laundered through Vancouver real estate with money provided by private mortgage lenders, there are concerns that the issue has been misrepresented
CMAs turning sponsors into authorities
The new B-20 rules may have rocked the mortgage industry, but sponsoring an award at this year's CMAs has allowed Canadian Mortgages Inc. to stay one step ahead of the changes
Is the private channel in the government's crosshairs?
Three weeks into the year and the private channel is reporting a surge in business, but it might not last
Credit unions feeling the love
Under the newest lending rules, credit unions have emerged as among the most reliable lenders brokers can use
B-20 could impact Vancouver’s rental market
Now in full swing, B-20 could have a domino effect in Vancouver and put even more downward pressure on the city’s vacancy rate
Industry wades into latest Home Capital litigation
With the news of West Face Capital Inc.'s lawsuit against Home Capital making the rounds, industry professionals don't think the former has much of a case, with one going so far as to call the litigation buyer's remorse
Getting one step ahead
One broker shares his action plan for dealing with B-20 in 2018
Will B-20 will push part-time brokers out of industry?
Not only is closing mortgage deals about to get harder, it's also going to become more time-consuming than ever before, and that might cause part-time agents and brokers to jump ship