REMIC makes MBLAA recommendations
The Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada (REMIC) has now delivered the recommendations of a 1,000 brokers to the man responsible for leading the review of Ontario’s MBLAA, with concerns about a potential double-standard high on the list.
Training and retaining productive agents
Who better to hear from on the subject of maximizing an agent’s potential than from Joseph White, president of industry trainer REMIC
Time to talk testing
Brokers looking to raise the bar in the mortgage industry are taking aim at agent testing standards, Vernon Clement Jones reports
REMIC re-licensing course ups the ante
Ontario’s re-licensing race just got more interesting, with industry trainer REMIC introducing a course loaded with extras and for as little as $30 – an offer designed to challenge CAAMP’s own free online invitation to members.
CAAMP: online re-licensing course 'free' for members
CAAMP will offer the online version of Ontario’s mandatory re-licensing course free to its members – an effort, said its CEO, to “promote member value.”
REMIC, IMBA take the re-licensing plunge
Industry trainer REMIC becomes the second provider to announce FSCO approval for its Ontario mandatory re-licensing course – following IMBA’s announcement and likely just ahead of two others.
Trainer: Industry not doing enough to attract talent
Enrolment numbers for a program focused on training new agents may be a wakeup call for an industry fighting to grow market share, said its developer.
REMIC helps build Habitat for Humanity
REMIC – and the hundreds of Canadians it trains to become mortgage agents – is setting a course for philanthropy, kicking off a campaign focused on building the coffers of Habitat for Humanity.
Centum: Broker workshop to focus on consumer debt
Runaway consumer debt: It’s not just the federal government’s concern, but also the focus of a mortgage workshop for brokers – set for Vancouver this fall and focused on ensuring brokers extend their utility beyond the transaction, say sponsors.
Young college grads flocking to industry
Lifestyle and income potential are helping the industry attract an increasing number of university grads fresh out of school, despite a slowing real estate market, growing competition with the banks and a decline in mortgage-specialist defections, according to RMAI CEO Ron De Silva, hitting on the trend during the company’s aggressive recruitment campaign.