Equitable news

  • 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.”