OSFI speech: Part 2
Part two of a two-part series highlighting the salient issues Dickson touched on.
OSFI head addresses brokers at CAAMP
“Today, I will cover OSFI’s perspectives on the residential mortgage market.”
Those are the words that many brokers have been waiting to hear. And on Monday Julie Dickson granted that wish when she addressed the attendees of CAAMP’s mortgage broker forum.
Usual breakdown missing from CAAMP report
CAAMP released its fall report earlier this week indicating that brokers have enjoyed an increased market share compared to their banking counterparts; but missing from this year’s survey is the usual breakdown into new originations and renewals. MortgageBrokerNews.ca asked the economist behind the report to explain.
Resurgence of the refi
The refi may not be dead after all, according to a new consumer report, suggesting more than 10 per cent of homeowners have recently taken out an average of $57,000 in home equity – that despite tougher mortgage rules stymieing broker efforts.
CAAMP: brokers gaining market share
The Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) released its annual fall survey report on Tuesday which indicated that brokers are quickly gaining valuable market share on their banking counterparts.
Invis-MI adds to salesforce
Invis-Mortgage Intelligence has added two experienced mortgage professionals to its sales team, the company recently announced.
Broker calls for unity among brokerages
The hot debate continues after one industry player used MortgageBrokerNews.ca to propose a broker-run organization modelled after the Canadian Chamber of Commerce; and despite the many naysayers, one broker thinks he’s now come up with a workable implementation strategy.
CAAMP announces list of reps
CAAMP recently released its roster of representatives for the upcoming two year term and one elected broker hopes to continue the tradition of giving brokers a national voice.
Winner of last year's Employer of Choice speaks out
Who will take home the honour this year?
A year after TMG The Mortgage Group took home the CMA Award for Employer of Choice, the brokerage’s president still believes it was an honour to win and acknowledges it as a testament to the talented team the brokerage has assembled.
Broker gets last laugh on REDX
One broker’s victory over REDX marks an end to the kind of long battle too many industry professionals say they’re fighting because of AMP memberships.