The move by a 20-year industry veteran to join a network in expansion mode may further bolster its membership.
A disbarred Alberta lawyer has earned a two year prison sentence for committing mortgage fraud, among other felonious activities – and what, if anything could a broker have done to stop her?
September is traditionally a busy month for brokers, but summer’s end has been slow for some following a busy August that saw rate-holders flood the market.
Brokers offering a cautionary note about dual licensing after one such industry player had his broker license suspended for five years.
Want to win $100,000?
That’s the message Dominion Lending Centre is sending potential clients as part of their unique marketing initiative: Its NHL hockey pool that is set to commence today.
A Dominion Lending Centres franchise and Right at Home Realty (RAH) announced a partnership last week that will arm RAH’s real estate agents with brokerage services.
Several lenders have established contests and perk programs in an attempt to bump up broker business, but those incentives aren’t working on everyone.
A poll asking brokers whether they’re more inclined to send a deal to a new “broker-owned bank” than an existing lender partner had a quarter of respondents answering “yes” even before receiving any details.
Industry leader Gord Dahlen has moved from his executive position at Dominion Lending Centres, with another channel player now welcoming him into its expanding fold.
Some brokers still aren’t completely sold on the idea of variable rates; despite the rising in fixed and the Bank of Canada announcement Wednesday suggesting ARMs may remain at historic lows until 2015.