Provincial mortgage broker associations join forces
Over two years of discussion has resulted in the formation of the Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association – a national group bringing together provincial players.
Brokers call for ‘real’ industry designation
Brokers are calling for a higher barrier to entry into the industry, and many believe the first step lies in establishing a more rigorous curriculum for attaining the broker designation.
Brokers call for CAAMP membership rule change
Industry players are calling for CAAMP to change a membership rule blocking individual brokers unless all their team signs up too.
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Provincial broker orgs work together
A more cohesive broker voice may soon be realized, with The Alberta Mortgage Broker Association (AMBA) announcing Tuesday it is working closely with other provincial bodies and regulators to ensure better coordination among the various organizations.
Bid to establish broker-run organization ramps up
An industry player has ramped up his effort to establish a national broker-run organization in the wake of widespread dissatisfaction with CAAMP’s recent changes to its AMP designation.
Brokers' call for bank specialist regulation fails
Vehement calls from mortgage brokers for bank specialists to fall under the same regulatory regime have failed to convince Steven Del Duca, whose recommendations for the MBLAA review to Ontario’s Finance Minister called for the exemption to continue.
IMBA makes MBLAA recommendations
The Independent Mortgage Brokers Association of Ontario (IMBA) joined the long list of organizations to present its recommendations to those charged with reviewing the Mortgage Brokerages Lenders and Administrators Act of Ontario (MBLAA) – citing a review of education requirements among several other salient issues.
Reach out before the banks do, urges IMBA president
The numbers don’t lie – banks are aggressively seeking out and capturing clients who are looking to renew their mortgage.