Genworth news

  • 2011: The Road Ahead

    Consumer awareness and confidence in brokers, broker-lender relationships and the threat from government of more mortgage rules are some of the issues John Tenpenny heard about when talking with prominent industry members

  • Simply the Best

    The fourth annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards could almost be named the Oscars for the mortgage industry, where the best of the best came out to celebrate and share their success among their esteemed colleagues; and focus on a bigger and brighter future

  • Alberta man jailed for multi-million mortgage scam

    An Alberta man was sentenced to three years in prison for a $3.9-million rural mortgage scam that included 32 separate fraud charges over two years.

  • 2010 CMP Award Winners

    The 4th Annual CMP Awards gala was a huge success, attracting approximately 500 guests - the largest attendance so far. Here is the complete list of winners for 2010

  • GUIDE TO INSURANCE: Keeping the wheels turning

    After a tumultuous year, the mortgage loan insurance industry in Canada has stood its ground. CMP looks back on the lessons learned in the financial crisis, and what criteria changes and tightened guidelines have meant for the industry

  • CMAs 2010: Nominees for Best Individual Newcomer

    With our popular vote awards categories announced, we want to tell you about the finalists in the remaining awards slots. Below, check out the nominees for the Genworth Financial Canada award for Best Individual Newcomer.

  • UPDATED: CMAs 2010: Best Community Service Effort nominees

    The 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards are a week away -- here is the updated finalist list for the Home Loans Canada award for Best Community Service Effort

  • Genworth already using potential new mortgage rule

    The federal government is considering a new mortgage rule where clients who take out variable rate mortgages must be qualified based on a higher interest rate, according to the Globe and Mail - a practice Genworth Financial already has in place.

  • Canadians willing to cut vacations, work second jobs to stay in homes: Genworth

    Close to 70 per cent of renters in Canada said they would be willing to delay major purchases and more than half would give up vacations to own their own home, according to Genworth Financial Canada's most recent First-Time Homebuyer's Monitor.

  • Saskatchewan: more than just wheat

    What's it like to be a mortgage broker in Saskatchewan? Erin Letson checks out the post-boom housing market, upcoming regulations and the overall state of the industry in this oft-overlooked prairie province