Top 75 trend to continue?
The number one position for the top 75 brokers by volume may be up for grabs again this year with the numbers strongly suggesting a new person – yet again – will end up with the highest funded volume.
Mortgage Brokerage of the Year finalists announced
This may be the one most brokers have been waiting for: CMP releases its finalists for the broker of the year awards.
MBN Hot list 2014: Calum Ross
Calum Ross's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
The Big Story: Getting a bear hug on clients
Building client loyality is increasingly difficult in today's hyper-competitive and shrinking market. But some retention efforts are working better than others.
Broker: Don't get too excited about arrears rate decline
As Canadian arrears rates drop, is it time for the government to back off? Not necessarily, says one leading broker.
RBC under fire for missing coverage
A Harvey, N.B., man is asking Royal Bank – the same lender that refinanced his mortgage without a lawyer’s signoff – why his home burned to the ground without fire insurance.
One year later: Marking Flaherty’s mortgage rule changes
Happy anniversary? It’s been a year since the mortgage rule changes took effect, and brokers have felt the impact not only on their business, but especially their clients.
GTA clients need to be aware of dev fees, say brokers
A new Toronto report recommending hefty increases in property development charges is underlining the need to have a lawyer review pre-construction agreements prior to signing, says one Toronto broker.
Marijuana man losing mortgage a good lesson for clients, say brokers
A licensed medical marijuana grower who had his mortgage pulled by Scotiabank is a good lesson for clients who do unauthorized renovations, say brokers.
‘Micro branches’ for BMO
The Bank of Montreal is testing so-called micro branches in high-density urban areas, with a small staff able to provide mortgages among other services -- an old idea that may skirt concerns about the banks.