Rising interest rates bad news for Vancouver homebuyers
Last week’s fixed-rate interest hikes at major banks—as well as the likely Bank of Canada prime increase on Wednesday—could spell bad news for Vancouver house hunters
Where are all the women?
In a male-dominated industry, advancement can be difficult for the growing ranks of female agents, brokers and lenders, but one woman who broke through is endeavouring to change that
The future of D+H and Marlborough Stirling
Broker networks cutting out technology middle-men? That could become a reality, according to one lending veteran
Are you ready for a digital evolution?
We asked one recent inductee to the Mortgage Hall of Fame where the mortgage channel was headed – and the dangers of not keeping pace
Fee models and broker responsibility
Brokers who want a more lucrative fee model may have to fight for it, suggests one industry veteran.
Female broker-only golf tournament sells out
Meadowbrook Golf and country club will play host to the sixth-annual Ontario Women’s Mortgage Industry Golf tournament on September 16 and the event is already sold out.
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.
Broker urges investment over trailer fees
The issue of trailer fees is once again sparking debate among brokers as they look to secure their financial futures in very insecure times.
Merix/Paradigm Quest wins new owner
Controlling interest in Merix Financial has been sold to a large international equity firm, the lender’s CEO Boris Bozic told MortgageBrokerNews.ca, also sharing the news with employees Thursday.
Mortgage professionals say they’ve had enough of clients going to the bank, with broker commitment letters in hand. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, a growing number are thinking exclusivity agreements will stop them in their tracks