Brokers question foreign investment
Brokers are questioning how much foreign investment is expected to flood the Canadian housing market, despite one prediction from a major economist.
Missed opportunity for brokers?
The big banks operating in the broker channel aren’t doing themselves any favours by refusing to drop their prime rates, despite some of their competitors already doing so.
Broker network acquisition announced
A private group led by one of Quebec’s most successful bankers has purchased a controlling stake of a major broker network with two of its chief executives staying on as managing partners.
Region-specific regulations debated
It’s a tale of two Canadas that brokers are all too familiar with and, following the Bank of Canada’s housing forecast, brokers are reiterating calls for regional regulations.
Former bank employees find new home in broker industry
Former bank employees continue to flock to the mortgage broker industry, with the latest defectors finding a new home with Canada’s largest broker network after gaining experience with a rival network for a year.
Last chance to join the elite list
Last call for commercial brokers to take part in the feature that has proven to help bolster business.
Canadian Mortgage Summit features niche growth methods
The Canadian Mortgage Summit will feature some of Canada's top brokers who will explain new and niche methods brokers are employing to further their outreach.
This week's news on MBN
Live from the Investor Forum in Toronto, MortgageBrokerNews.ca's Justin da Rosa speaks to a number of brokers about the news making headlines this week.
First round of Canadian Mortgage Awards finalists unveiled
Starting today MortgageBrokerNews.ca will begin unveiling finalists for the Canadian Mortgage Awards – set to draw hundreds of industry professionals to Toronto's Liberty Grand May 9.
Mortgage Broker News Hot List 2014
The New Year brings a fresh start for everyone, including those in the mortgage broker industry. 2013 saw industry players continually jockeying with the previous year’s mortgage rule changes – and the ever-present threat of further action – but it’s fair to say most endured the frustration and emerged relatively unscathed.