Last round of CMA finalists announced
The annual Canadian Mortgage Awards brought to you by Manulife Bank are set for May 13 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and we’ve got your last set of finalists
Spectre of household debt rises again
Forget a rate increase, CMHC is predicting what will happen in the event of an increase to unemployment
Income stagnation contributing to bruised credit: broker
Heavier debt loads are contributing to greater numbers of Canadians with bruised debt looking in the alternative space – but one lender isn’t pointing the finger of blame at rising home prices.
MIC consolidation the answer to increased regulations?
One industry player expects Mortgage Investment Corporations to go the consolidation route in the face of increased regulatory oversight.
Expert tips: New-to-Canada
Canada is expected to draw 260,000-285,000 immigrants this year – a huge potential market for brokers to fund alternative deals; four experts in that space share their tips on better penetrating this market.
Alternative market share hits record highs
Alternative lenders’ market share has grown to record levels in 2014, according to new data from one major bank.
Lender announces commitment to alternative space
One trust company is reaffirming its dedication to supporting mortgage brokers with two executive appointments, among them a leading player from another lender.
Veteran player establishes MIC
Former Equity Financial Trust CEO Nick Kyprianou announced Thursday the establishment of RiverRock Mortgage Investment Corporation.
Lender support finalists announced
Talented lender support can mean the difference between funding a deal for a client and not. And with that in mind, CMP has released the finalists for the best lender BDM of the year and best lender underwriter of the year.
Plan is set to have Equity Financial's CEO reinstated
Smoothwater Capital will participate in a special shareholders meeting for Equity Financial Trust in March with the intention of removing seven of its nine directors and appointing three new ones – including recently ousted Nick Kyprianou.