Mortgage Intelligence news

  • Brokers meet your new clients

    Brokers may want to follow the lead of this Alberta veteran. He’s increasingly working for Realtors to create the kind of vendor-finance deals that win buyers time to quality for traditional mortgages, while helping sellers with tougher-to-sell properties.

  • Broker network and rate site expand online client base

    That partnership with Invis/MI and rate site Kanetix is now being expanded to Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, after a fall launch in Ontario that captured broker attention both in and outside the organization.

  • Brokers channel pumps $1.2 million into charity

    Growing originations wasn't the only focus of brokers this year, with their collective efforts for charity surpassing last year's grit, determination and, indeed, generosity.

  • Brokers turn to buydowns in slow market

    One broker is getting candid about rate buy downs, offering 2.89 per cent on five-year fixed to any client who qualifies and arguing a slowing market has mandated the move.

  • Alberta Invis-MI brokers react to reported rift with TD

    Alberta mortgage professionals with one of the country’s biggest broker networks say they’re hoping for a speedy resolution to an apparent dispute with TD, resulting in their restricted access to the lender.

  • Brokers: Time for mono-lines to eat refi fees

    It’s increasingly apparent all mono-lines will have little choice but to cover legal and appraisal costs for refis, argue leading Toronto agents, billing it as essential to satisfying clients – now inundated with no-fee offers from the banks.

  • Kelly Neuber joins Invis/MI

    Invis and Mortgage Intelligence announced that Kelly Neuber will be joining their senior management team as vice-president of marketing.

  • Bob Ord returns to broker channel

    He’s back... Mortgage industry veteran Bob Ord will now lead a newly-formed MIC – focusing on non-conforming residential lending.

  • Lender paperwork frustrates brokers, lawyers

    A leading broker is asking channel lenders to look at standardizing their instructing documents for lawyers, a way of easing the headache for legal and mortgage professionals, alike, but also creating a competitive edge for the industry.

  • And the Top 10 brokers are...

    The top 10 brokers on this year’s CMP Top 50 Brokers list, really upped their game in 2010. Nine of them topped the $100-million mark, with the top three going over $200 million, including the No. 1 broker...