This broker has a confession to make
And it's a page-turner
Are worries about 'shadow lenders' overblown?
CMHC has said it's keeping an eye on "riskier mortgage activity by non-federally-regulated financial institutions"
The year in review
Another year, another 12 months of headlines. CMP takes a look back at the major stories that defined the industry in 2017
Government will harm economy and housing sector, claims broker
The real reason the government has introduced stringent mortgage stress testing, claims a mortgage broker, is because it wants Canadians to spend less money on mortgage payments and more on other segments of the economy
Industry wades into latest Home Capital litigation
With the news of West Face Capital Inc.'s lawsuit against Home Capital making the rounds, industry professionals don't think the former has much of a case, with one going so far as to call the litigation buyer's remorse
The broker's succinct guide to mortgage penalties
Industry veteran offers working advice on penalties that brokers can share to clients
Brokers know best
Recent rule changes have put undue pressure on the industry, writes Trevor Daly, and the government needs to listen to brokers before implementing further regulation
Will a cooling Toronto market weed out part-time brokers?
Sales are falling in Toronto following government intervention – but will that prompt less dedicated brokers to step aside?
Regulator ignores broker industry
The government appears to have ignored the industry’s call to curb mortgage rule tweaking until last round’s impact is fully realized
Broker analyzes the latest controversial assessment of the real estate market
"Vancouver mortgages are rapidly deteriorating in quality," one recent report claims. That’s just not the case, according to one leading broker who operates in that market