CMA winners defy rough market
The 8th-annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards went off with a bang at Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing industry players who’ve soared above a turbulent real estate market
Street opens Calgary office in May
Street Capital is opening an underwriting centre in Calgary this May, expanding their network from Toronto and Vancouver.
Brokers to benefit from Street announcement, says Grewal
The decision by Street Capital’s parent company to dispose of its non-core business to concentrate on the mortgage lender is good news for brokers, Paul Grewal.
CMP releases complete list of nominees
CMP magazine is sharing all of candidates for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, the most exhaustive and representative list in the awards’ celebrated history.
Who will be Employer of Choice for 2013?
CMP magazine is revealing another list of finalists for the upcoming Canadian Mortgage Awards, featuring names as popular as they are professional.
Brokers back up rhetoric with business
New market share numbers suggest brokers are backing up their rhetoric about preferring to use monolines over the big banks as never before.
Brokers accept olive branch from First National
If you offer it, they will come. Eventually.
First Nat. returns to 80 bps finder’s fee
First National’s 2013 compensation program finally spells out its decision to permanently reverse that 5-basis-point chop to finder’s fees introduced last year and alienating some brokers.
Street sweetens the compensation pot
Street Capital is among those offering brokers an additional 10 basis points on some fixed mortgages, the move helping build an increasingly competitive and lucrative market.
To be or not to BDM
As brokers grapple with a slowing market, many are finding relationships with BDMs are also in flux. As Vernon Clement Jones finds out, that may be by design