Brokers call ‘smoke and mirrors’ on RBC employee pricing
The biggest of the big banks has brought back its “employee pricing” on mortgages, but the industry argues brokers will be the biggest beneficiaries.
Final CMA finalists announced
The largest awards ceremony in the industry is quickly approaching, and we’ve got your final list of nominees, including brokerage, broker, and network of the year.
CMA finalist rollout continues
The annual Canadian Mortgage Awards are set for May 22 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and we’re continuing our finalist announcements.
CMAs to include new award category
With the CMAs just around the corner, we are continuing to roll out our list of finalists, including those who are up for the brand new “Diversifyer of the year” category.
Brokers report different struggles
Brokers are still struggling with self-employed clients for a number of different reasons.
Broker discusses underwriter exceptions
When it comes to difficult files some brokers avoid asking for exceptions from underwriters; but, according to one MortgageBrokerNews.ca reader, it can often be the last recourse in trying to get a deal funded.
Brokers: Transparency is key in wake of tightened rules
Tightened lending requirements have forced brokers to rethink some of their client management strategies, and two leading professionals speak about the importance of transparency.
Network adds to its team
One leading mortgage broker network has beefed up its team by installing a former banking industry professional as its director of sales for the Alberta and Prairie regions.
Brokers debate: How much control should government have over market?
Following one industry professional’s argument that Finance Minister Joe Oliver should interfere in the mortgage lending industry, two brokers debate the role of government in regulating the housing market.
CMA Twitter highlights
For those who missed the annual Canadian Mortgage Awards, your colleagues have you covered with a comprehensive Twitter recap, using the hashtag #2014CMA – check out some of the evening’s best Tweets.