CMHC declines raise underwriting questions
CMHC’s balance sheet is now revealing the full impact of Jim Flaherty’s tinkering, although brokers want to know if the scale of that decline also reflects more rigid underwriting.
Alice Chan & MA part ways
After almost seven years as senior VP, Alice Chan and Mortgage Architects have parted ways.
CMA winners defy rough market
The 8th-annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards went off with a bang at Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing industry players who’ve soared above a turbulent real estate market
Trithart's journey began as a teller
MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the Canadian Mortgage Awards Friday at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
Mortgage Chat takes to Twitter Thursday
Invis/MI brokers are deepening the company’s relationship with rate site Kanetix, announcing the launch of a monthly web chat aimed at promoting their value-add to primarily rate-focused shopper.
Non-compete clause opened the door to success
MortgageBrokerNews is continuing its series of features on the finalists for Broker of the Year in both categories -- the under 25 employees and the 25 and over. This year’s group is the most diverse, spanning the country. Winners in both categories will be named at the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards on May 10 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
Banks are 'getting away with it,' says broker
Brokers are disappointed that the government’s move to tighten up the complaints process for banks does nothing to address the issue of unlicensed mortgage specialists or the fact their employers effectively control the process.
Ord parts ways with Invis/MI
Invis/Mortgage Intelligence is now confirming the departure of Bob Ord from the CEO position he only just assumed in June.
Brokers want firewall around designated underwriting
RMG’s recent move to a more centralized underwriting service may be a sign of the times, say brokers, but they’re generally more concerned with protecting the designated underwriting service they see as crucial to maintaining efficiency.
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.