Fraud has been a hot topic in the industry lately and brokers believe harsher punishments should be doled out; but is it consumers who should be targeted?
The concerted action of government and mortgage players is putting a dent in fraud – success that shouldn’t be forgotten in the aftermath of high-profile allegations affecting 45 brokers
One leading mortgage insurer says fraud is on the decline in the Canadian mortgage industry as a result of tightened lending guidelines
CMHC has announced its lowest market share to date and it may only be a matter of time before the use of default insurance industry shrinks altogether.
Brokers in one major market are noticing more conservative lending practices among monoline lenders, forcing players to send more deals to the banks.
Brokers can expect to encounter tighter underwriting for mortgage default insurance in this one province.
Canada’s largest private mortgage insurer is watching closely for signs of risk in the Alberta housing market.
Mortgage insurer Genworth MI Canada Inc. has revealed its recorded first-quarter net income of $107.5m CAD.
Another dire prediction from Hilliard MacBeth; another chorus of industry players poking holes in his argument.
The government made a pledge in the federal budget that brokers can’t afford to gloss over, cautions one industry vet, worried about the possibility of higher mortgage rates.