Spreading the word about what brokers can do for clients hasn’t been easy – but there are ways to inform and educate, and in the process, build a book of clients
Big banks can keep their house calls, argue brokers who prefers to do business the more-efficient way
It’s a new and largely unprecedented threat to brokers, with one big bank ramping up the promotion of its army of road reps by showcasing what increasingly separates them from competitors
With a growing number of originations falling apart in the eleventh hour, one industry player is calling for a broker-appointed watchdog focused on holding lenders accountable
A growing number of files are being sent back by lenders with demands for additional information but with too little time to meet closing, argues one industry veteran
The chief concern for brokers each summer is an increase in approval turnaround times, but many players say this year takes the dubious honour of being one of the worst on record
Fraud has been a hot topic in the industry lately and brokers believe harsher punishments should be doled out; but is it consumers who should be targeted?
Brokers are using their downtime this summer to fill the coffers of charitable organizations and increase the profile of the broker channel
Frustrations mount that the banks aren’t passing the entire savings onto their clients in the wake of another axed benchmark rate.
One brokerage is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a national celebration on Wednesday, July 15, that will see barbecues and gatherings in 17 communities across Canada.