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.
No such thing as 'employee pricing' mortgages?
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) made headlines Tuesday with its “employee pricing" mortgage offering but brokers are far from convinced that such a product exists.
This week's news on MBN
Live from the Investor Forum in Toronto, MortgageBrokerNews.ca's Justin da Rosa speaks to a number of brokers about the news making headlines this week.
CMP announces finalists for brokerage of the year, network of the year
The superbrokers are well represented in the mortgage brokerage of the year categories but which will emerge as the victor and be crowned the National Broker Network of the Year?
Newcomers to be honoured at CMAs
The mortgage broker industry has its fair share of regular faces; the old guard who have been leaders for years. Each year, however, a new crop of up-and-coming, ambitious professionals emerge and some of them will take home Canadian Mortgage Awards for their efforts. These are our finalists in a number of “newcomer” categories.
Mortgage Broker News Hot List 2014
The New Year brings a fresh start for everyone, including those in the mortgage broker industry. 2013 saw industry players continually jockeying with the previous year’s mortgage rule changes – and the ever-present threat of further action – but it’s fair to say most endured the frustration and emerged relatively unscathed.
MBN Hot list 2014: Gord Appel
Gord Appel's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014