Breaking down barriers
Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s CMAs, Paradigm Quest’s Kathy Gregory has paved the way for greater gender diversity in the mortgage industry – largely by refusing to make her gender an issue
First-time homebuyers coming out of woodwork
The spring season may be the busiest time of year in the real estate industry, but the consensus in the Greater Toronto Area that this year’s expected frenzy simply didn’t materialize
Market fundamental buoying Toronto
Toronto’s regional housing market is cooling very, very quickly, but according to Ron Butler, a strong market fundamental will keep it afloat
Should mobile mortgage specialists be regulated?
Subjecting banks’ road reps to the same requirements as mortgage brokers would only improve the industry, brokers argue
Diversifying with realtors brings firm to next level
Mortgage professionals aren’t always keen to work with realtors, but Lorne Andrews believes that, with the right value proposition, it’s a worthwhile endeavour for both sides
Honesty is the best policy for lenders
Lenders will go the extra mile for trustworthy brokers and brokerages
A fresh approach to mortgages
Doug Adlam of Champion Mortgage tells CMP why he started a new type of brokerage – and how he’s making it work
Innovation helping industry breathe easier
Jason Henneberry is one of the most recognizable names in the country’s mortgage industry because chances are you’re using something he helped create to make your job easier
Is the sky the limit for taxing foreign buyers?
BC’s foreign buyer tax recently jumped from 15% to 20%. Are further increases inevitable?
One of provinces most affordable cities, but for how long?
The Canadian Real Estate Association just declared the mortgage stress test as the reason for lukewarm housing activity nationwide, but according to one brokerage owner far removed from Canada’s two most overheated markets, there are more factors at play