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...
myNext moves to fill Macquarie/Concentra funding gap
Lender myNext Mortgage Company is now extending its reach outside Mortgage Architects and MortgageBrokers.com to the rest of the broker channel, its CEO suggesting the move will help fill the funding gap left by two recent lender defections.
Toronto brokers defy CMHC projections
Toronto home sales – and, indeed, its brokers – are bucking CMHC projections for a “slower spring,” pointing to year-over-year growth more than doubt those conservative estimates.
Ord's contributions to MA 'recognized'
The president of Pacific Mortgage Group is publicly acknowledging the contributions of Mortgage Architects founder Bob Ord, at the same time expressing confidence in the team and corporate “culture” he left behind.
Winners announced at 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards
Winners at the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards cut a wide swath across the industry, with Albertans leading the charge against Ontario dominance at the ICICI Bank-sponsored event.
Canadian Mortgage Awards winners set to be announced
The votes are in and now it’s only two days until the winners of the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards, sponsored by ICICI Bank, are announced.