Brokers use Flaherty to promote low rate
With tongue firmly planted in cheek, one brokerage is using a photo of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to help promote its 2.79 per cent 5-year fixed mortgage with the caption “This rate is too low for the Canadian people.”
Budget targets bulk mortgages
Thursday’s federal budget could have been a lot worse, say some brokers while others are anxious about any potential fallout for BFS clients and monolines.
Regulations, affordability hampering Gen Y buyers
Regulatory hurdles and affordability are the major barriers to Generation Y to jumping into the housing market, says a recent Royal LePage survey.
Broker a finalist in Kraft Canada hockey
Don Stoddart is always looking for business – but this weekend, he is also looking for votes.
Low rates, B lenders feed broker success
A faith in rates and a thriving B lender channel is keeping a good slice of the pie available to mortgage brokers, says Joe Walsh.
Money talks for keeping clients
Marketing a brokerage and maintaining a book is the goal of every broker. Mortgage Alliance does it once a year with an oversized cheque.
The flammable four: key lender letdowns
Brokers are usually full of praise for lenders – well, sometimes – still they have four flaws guaranteed to spark broker ferocity, reports Don Horne
Brokers back up rhetoric with business
New market share numbers suggest brokers are backing up their rhetoric about preferring to use monolines over the big banks as never before.
DLC quantifies Super Bowl ad success
Dominion Lending Centres just released its 2013 spring advertising fund update, and the numbers from that Super Bowl commercial appear to be, well, super.
'Green-thumbed' brokers connect with iPad app
CMP readers are going green by pointing, clicking and downloading the magazine's new iPad app.