Newcomers to be honoured at CMAs
The mortgage broker industry has its fair share of regular faces; the old guard who have been leaders for years. Each year, however, a new crop of up-and-coming, ambitious professionals emerge and some of them will take home Canadian Mortgage Awards for their efforts. These are our finalists in a number of “newcomer” categories.
Who will be the next broker bank?
The move by channel lenders to take on “Schedule 1 Bank” status may continue to build, with the head of one trust company sharing his own perceptions with MortgageBrokerNews.ca.
Broker channel brokerages, networks and lenders clinch Profit 500 spots
The broker channel roared its way to its best-ever showing on the PROFIT 500 list, with both individual brokerages and networks claiming spots on the ranking of Canada’s fastest-Growing companies.
Lenders slowly returning to southwest Ontario
When the recession hit, brokers turned to the B lenders to bridge the gap during the lean years.
CMA winners defy rough market
The 8th-annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards went off with a bang at Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing industry players who’ve soared above a turbulent real estate market
Internet use building monoline support, say brokers
Client trust in the Internet has grown, a phenomenon making it increasingly easy for brokers to sell monolines and not just their branch-heavy brethren.
CMP releases complete list of nominees
CMP magazine is sharing all of candidates for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, the most exhaustive and representative list in the awards’ celebrated history.
Equitable Trust: Bank status won't affect ties to brokers
Equitable Trust's interest in becoming a bank should not be seen as a move to reduce its reliance on mortgage brokers, said the monoline's president.
To be or not to BDM
As brokers grapple with a slowing market, many are finding relationships with BDMs are also in flux. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, that may be by design
Equitable Trust investigates $14m in loans for fraud
Equitable Trust’s parent company is now investigating suspected fraud relating to four loans carrying an outstanding balance of $14 million, at the same time it considers taking legal action against “several parties.”