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
CAAMP says mortgage fears are exaggerated
A new study released by CAAMP concludes that very few Canadians face unaffordable increases in mortgage costs and Canadian lending criteria are already tight.
Brokers react to latest mortgage industry research
The latest research on the broker industry from Maritz Canada for CAAMP, revealed some interesting facts about brokers and their relationships with consumers and lenders.
Conference hears from international panel of mortgage industry associations
At the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) in Montreal, Quebec, 1,500 delegates heard from the CEO’s of the leading mortgage industry associations in Australia, Canada and the U.S discuss the current global predicament faced by the mortgage industry following the recent financial crisis.
Canadian homeowners comfortable with mortgage debt: CAAMP
Most Canadian homeowners are comfortable with their mortgage debt, according to the sixth annual State of the Residential Mortgage Market report from the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP).
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Is the Canadian consumer overextended with debt?
I grow weary of reading reports and surveys suggesting that consumer debt in Canada is a problem. Is it a problem or not? How do telephone surveys, which seem to occur daily, add to a situation that should be looked at from a numbers perspective?
Brokering in the east has its unique challenges
A look at the mortgage market in Atlantic Canada and what the differences may be compared to other parts of the nation, by Heather Li
2009/2010 CAAMP financials
The 2009/2010 financials for the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) has been examined more closely by canadianmortgagetrends.com.
Mortgage broker headcount at peak?
There are approximately 18,000 to 20,000 people who hold a mortgage agent and/or broker licenses in Canada, according to the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals.
It's Time to Lock In
With people banking on the main interest rate going up in June, it seems like a good time to for homeowners to lock in their fixed-rate mortgages.