Jim Tourloukis news

  • Lender maximum buydowns under the microscope

    There’s growing debate among some brokers as to whether lenders should remove maximum buy-down restrictions and allow them -- and only them -- to decide just how low to go to retain a client.

  • Sale of broker book marks industry maturity

    The transfer of an established portfolio from one broker to another is offering encouragement to industry veterans convinced years of service to the client have a significant and very tangible value.

  • And the Top 10 brokers are...

    The top 10 brokers on this year’s CMP Top 50 Brokers list, really upped their game in 2010. Nine of them topped the $100-million mark, with the top three going over $200 million, including the No. 1 broker...

  • "This is the bottom" for fixed and variable mortgage rates: industry panel

    RateSupermarket.ca announced the formation of its monthly mortgage rate outlook panel, which gathered industry experts to comment on the short-term mortgage rate outlook for variable and fixed rate mortgages