UPDATED: CMAs 2010: Best Community Service Effort nominees
The 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards are a week away -- here is the updated finalist list for the Home Loans Canada award for Best Community Service Effort
Once a broker, always a broker
After brokering for 15 years, Victor Peca took a hiatus to work on the lending side. Just three weeks back into brokering, CMP caught up with this former top seller to see what it''s like to start all over
Money now or later? The trailer fee debate
There are still only two Canadian lenders offering the trailer fee option, but that doesn't mean it's not being talked about. CMP checks in with brokers to see what they like and dislike about this form of payment
CMP recently polled 14 national brokerages across Canada to uncover what they offer their brokers - everything from compensation to training to ancillary services. Here are the results.
Commercial market back on track
Canada's commercial mortgage market has changed drastically over the last two years, with appetite for certain sectors completely drying up and lending guidelines drastically tightening. All that seems to be on the way out, however, as recent signs point to a recovery.
Gord Dahlen named president and CEO of Invis and MI
Gord Dahlen is the new president and CEO of Invis and Mortgage Intelligence after serving as the executive vice-president for both companies.
Mortgage industry golf tournaments give back
A sluggish economy hasn't stopped the mortgage industry from heading to the golf courses to support a variety of causes during the late summer season.
Eye on the prize
While they may seem gimmicky, contests and giveaways, no matter how big or how small, can be an effective marketing tool to target new and existing clients. CMP looks at how to get the ball rolling
Entering new markets
As the economy slows, mortgage brokers are likely going to see more financially challenged clients. CMP looks at what brokers can do to add value to their services