Alice Chan

Alice Chan & MA part ways

After almost seven years as senior VP, Alice Chan and Mortgage Architects have parted ways.

ING departure teaches hard lesson, say brokers

Now that ING has officially left the channel, brokers remember a company that was great to work with – but also one that has taught them a valuable lesson.

10-year fixed increasingly easy and lucrative sell for brokers

Scotia has joined other lenders in presenting a special offer on 10-year fixed mortgages, widening the smiles on brokers now facing a surge in clients interested in longer terms as a hedge against the eventual spike in rates.

Brokers recruiting brokers

Mortgage Architects is using its high-flying brokers to recruit other brokers, allowing them to share their success stories in an increasingly competitive market for networks.

MA welcomes $200m brokerage

Mortgage Architects is the latest to welcome a high-volume team.

Haditaghi explains CEO search

Company founder Alex Haditaghi personally identified Ron Swift as the man to lead Pacific Mortgage Group to the “next level” as far back as eight months ago, he told, with his decision to step down from the CEO post, in fact, ending a year-long search.

Ord's contributions to MA 'recognized'

The president of Pacific Mortgage Group is publicly acknowledging the contributions of Mortgage Architects founder Bob Ord, at the same time expressing confidence in the team and corporate “culture” he left behind.

Relationship Makers: A review of the industry's CRMs

All brokers need to organize their client contacts to keep in touch. And every brokerage tries to provide its agents with the best. Heather Li explores the industry’s CRM programs

The ownership model

As Mortgage Architects celebrates its second anniversary, the leadership team talks about what the future holds for its brokers