Refi business drops 81 per cent
While CMHC heralded its third quarter results Friday, it glossed over a whopping 81 per cent drop in refinances, leaving brokers to quantify the impact on their clients and their bottom lines.
Another rate site has brokers frustrated
Whispers of a new rate site being backed by a deep-pocketed company have made their way across the industry, leaving some brokers frustrated.
Brokers call for region-specific lending rules
The general consensus among brokers is that government tinkering with lending rules is an unwanted annoyance; but do brokers in smaller markets have it worse than others?
Condo problem in Ottawa: An alternative view
A growing phenomenon in the condo development market is highlighting a disadvantage for brokers.
Broker honoured by Toronto Police for heroics
One quick-thinking broker helped save a man’s life last year and, on Sunday, was rewarded for his efforts by the Toronto Police Department in a formal ceremony.
MCC still strong following buyout
Since Dominion Lending Centres acquired control of MCC, the broker network has not lost a single brokerage, according to its CEO, addressing speculation..
Brokers may want to hop on the fastest-growing social media platform
Just when you have Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook finally figured out, recent data may convince you to add another social media platform to your marketing repertoire: Pinterest.
Laurentian Bank does away with in-house specialists
With the announcement from Laurentian Bank that they are doing away with their mobile mortgage representatives, brokers in Quebec believe the reduced competition will make it easier to do business with the bank.
DLC brokers take over New Orleans
Dominion Lending Centres’ annual National Sales Conference in New Orleans had brokers buzzing following a fun-filled three-day event capping off September.
DLC addition hopes branding will help brokers compete with banks
The move by a 20-year industry veteran to join a network in expansion mode may further bolster its membership.